Val Hale, executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), recently was elected vice chair with the State Economic Development Executives (SEDE) Network at the group’s meeting in Rhode Island. The SEDE meeting was held in conjunction with the annual State Science and Technology Institute conference. The SEDE Network is a forum for state economic development and commerce agency secretaries, CEOs, executive directors, commissioners and their deputies to exchange information, learn from one another and advance economic development across the nation. In addition to publicly available news roundups and tools and resources, the SEDE website provides members with access to meeting information and notes, webinars and information from working groups addressing issues such as trade, opportunity zones and talent.
Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Vice chair with the State Economic Development Executives (SEDE) Network