Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB)


The EDAB is comprised of a volunteer group of private citizens and business people, appointed by the Town Board, who lend their management expertise to strengthen the business climate within the Township.

The EDAB is responsible for helping the EDA encourage growth of new business and industry and offering support to existing businesses. Its goal is to provide a balance of residential and business properties to enhance the tax base in White Bear Township, while being respectful of the Township's unique natural environment. Within White Bear Township more than 250 acres of land, zoned for light industrial and general business, are currently available for development.


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Meets quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month. Meeting month for the quarter determined by Town business needs. 
  • Township Administration Building
    1281 Hammond Road
    White Bear Township, MN 55110

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Board Members

  • Paul Keleher, Chair
    Term expires: April 30, 2024
  • Lisa Marquis
     Term expires: April 30, 2024
  • Beth Artner 
    Term expires: April 30, 2024
  • Vacant
     Term expires: April 30, 2025
  • Curt Akenson
    Term expires: April 30, 2024
  • Justin Stofferahn
    Term expires: April 30, 2024
  • Kevin Halbach
    Term expires: April 30, 2025
  • Patrick Christopherson, Advisor
  • Ed Prudhon, Commissioner

Please note all existing board members have the first opportunity to re-apply for their current positions when they expire.