Towson University’s Brasington elected to IEDC Board of Directors
TOWSON, Md. (Nov. 1, 2008)—–Dyan Brasington, Vice President for Economic and Community Outreach at Towson University, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). IEDC is the world’s largest membership organization serving the economic development profession.
Brasington, a long time member of the economic development community will move from her position of chair of the Education and Certification Committee of IEDC to the board.
A Certified Economic Developer since 1983, Brasington has more than 30 years experience in economic development leading government and private sector development agencies at state, local and regional levels.
Brasington holds a bachelor's and master's degree from Florida State University, is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute, and is an instructor for the Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course. Brasington is a past president of the Maryland Economic Developers Association (MEDA) and has on the Board of the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve and te Board of Directors of Leadership Maryland. Brasington currently serves on several other strategic boards that benefit the community. In the fall of 2007 Brasington was elected to serve on the University Economic Development Association (UEDA) Board of Directors.
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping economic developers do their job more effectively and raising the profile of the profession. IEDC has more than 4,500 members across the United States, as well as in Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other nations.