Economic Development Board

The Nassau County Economic Development Board is a non-profit organization formed in 1995. Their purpose is to serve as a public-private partnership to provide leadership and develop policies and programs to help establish diversified and financially strong businesses in the community, thus enhancing that quality of life for Nassau County. 

The Board is made up of no less than thirteen (13) regular board members, but shall not exceed twenty-eight (28). Members include, but are not be limited to the following:

  • One (1) representative of the Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach, Yulee Chamber of Commerce
  • One (1) representative of the Greater Nassau Chamber of Commerce
  • Five (5) County Commission District representatives (one (1) representing each district)
  • One (1) representative of the Nassau County School Board
  • One (1) representative of the Ocean, Highway & Port Authority
  • One (1) representative of the Town of Callahan
  • One (1) representative of the City of Fernandina Beach
  • One (1) representative of the Town of Hilliard
  • Up to sixteen (16) at-large representatives

The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month. Board members serve one – three year terms (depending on appointment) and do not receive any compensation for their time and/or travel expenses. Members are not required to file financial disclosure; however they are required to sign a Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement and a Confidentiality Agreement. You may view current members here.

If you are interested in serving on this Board, please e-mail your resume to Sherri Mitchell, Executive Director for the Economic Development Board, at For any questions concerning the Board, please call (904) 225-8878 or visit their website at