Business and Economic Development Partnership

The Business and Economic Development Partnership (BEDP)’s role is to advise and make recommendations to the City Council regarding the economic development within Burien. 

BEDP Meetings


7:30-9:00 a.m., second and fourth Fridays (meeting dates can change)


In response to the Governor's Safe Start - Washington Phased Reopening Plan, meetings will be held via Zoom. If you would like to attend an upcoming virtual meeting of the BEDP, please follow this link at the time of the meeting

Agendas and Minutes

Members of Burien's Economic Development Partnership

Appointee Position Number Term Expires
Joshua Halpin Position 1 March 31, 202
Garry Crane Position 2 March 31, 2025
Phoenix Cavalier Position 3 March 31, 2023
Kim Davis Position 4 March 31, 2025
Linda Akey, Vice Chair Position 5 March 31, 2023
Luis Olivera Position 6 March 31, 2025
Hugo Garcia, Chair Position 7 March 31, 2023
Anthony Hayes Position 8 March 31, 2023
Nancy Scholl Position 9 March 31, 2023
Rosario Romero Position 10 March 31, 2025
Robyn Desimone Position 12 March 31, 2025
Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, Andrea Reay Standing Member N/A
Discover Burien, Debra George Standing Member N/A
King County Labor Council, Billy Hetherington Standing Member N/A

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Updated April 8, 2021