Thank You to Outgoing JSDC Board of Directors

Thank You to Outgoing JSDC Board of Directors Main Photo

22 Nov 2021


The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation Board of Directors leads the efforts to advance the interests of Jamestown and Stutsman County through development of primary sector job creation. Everyone at JSDC and the regional community are grateful to board members Curtis “CJ” Janke and Lorrie Pavlicek as they complete their terms on the Board. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors! #EconomicDevelopment #EconDev

Curtis “CJ” Janke, Top Shelf Energy, LLC (JSDC Board 1/1/16 - 12/31/21)

What accomplishments are you most fond of during your tenure with JSDC??

JSDC is a tremendous facilitator for the community of Jamestown and Stutsman County. JSDC consistently pursues growth for our community by looking to secure new businesses, who in turn provide employment for individuals in our area, while adding economic growth to the community. JSDC also continues assisting the retention of current businesses by offering multiple resources, to enable keeping our citizens employed and providing resources to the community.  During my tenure with the JSDC, they have made successful strides in promoting growth to the community, including successfully filling the I-94 Business Park; getting ADM to build a Soybean Crushing plant in the Spiritwood Energy Park; developing and securing tenants for the JMS Aviation Park; supporting and providing resources to potentially build the Buffalo City Park which would bring additional jobs to the area and an economic boost to our community; assisting in bringing Eagle Flats to our downtown area which will assist a target housing need; and by providing flex pace programs to many existing businesses which enabled their growth in the community.

Lorrie PavlicekLorrie Pavlicek, Upper Midwest Investments, Inc. (JSDC Board 1/1/13 - 12/31/21)

What do you believe are the most significant areas of economic development for JSDC to focus on over the next three years?

Sustain and help grow our smaller businesses; continue to draw larger companies to settle or build so we can draw more people and families to live and earn a good living here. Help expand some of the recreational and quality of living facilities and activities that draw people to a community.  Stay focused on our mission to be the catalyst for economic growth including good paying jobs and not broadening the definition too much so we lose that focus.