EDC hires two new staffers

Posted June 7, 2022 at 12:14 pm by

The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil shares news about their newest employees.

The EDC of San Juan Coun­ty is pleased to announce that Mar­ti McConnell and Jil­lian Urbach have joined their staff as Trades Train­ing Coor­di­na­tor and Tech Train­ing Coordinator.

Ms. McConnell joins the EDC as the new Trades Train­ing Coor­di­na­tor. A full-time islander since 2017, Mar­ti is a small-busi­ness own­er, kayak­er, nat­u­ral­ist, and camp­ing enthusiast.

She has exten­sive expe­ri­ence both as a build­ing design­er and an instruc­tor, along with a pas­sion to inspire and empow­er peo­ple and a desire to con­tribute pos­i­tive­ly to the San Juan Coun­ty com­mu­ni­ty and the peo­ple who call it home.

Jil­lian Urbach joins the EDC as the new Tech Train­ing Coor­di­na­tor. A long-time islander, Jil­lian recent­ly com­plet­ed her Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence from Trin­i­ty West­ern Uni­ver­si­ty in British Columbia.

She brings ener­gy and strong tech­no­log­i­cal skills to the role and looks for­ward to the oppor­tu­ni­ty to serve our island com­mu­ni­ty, help­ing to con­nect job seek­ers and busi­ness own­ers to the skills they need to suc­ceed in a tech­nol­o­gy-dri­ven world.

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