This week on Community Tides, hosts Siobhan Canty, President & CEO of Jefferson Community Foundation, and KPTZ’s Chris Bricker talk with special guest Cindy Brooks, North Beach resident, and the newly-minted Executive Director of EDC Team Jefferson (The Economic Development Council). Cindy worked most recently as the Economic Recovery Coordinator for the North Olympic Development Council. She holds a BA from Evergreen State College in Liberal arts and an MBA from Presidio Graduate School of San Francisco. We learn about her unique background in economic development, along with her thinking surrounding it. She has a holistic approach to leadership, based in relationship building, and she’s demonstrated a stellar knowledge of rural entrepreneurship and business ownership models that support community health and wealth. On this show we find out more about her vision and the role of the EDC.