Stephenville Type B Economic Development Authority

Board of Directors



Term Expires

1.Martin Pete CooperJanuary 2021
2.Malcolm CrossJanuary 2020
3. Justin HaschkeJanuary 2021
4.Fisher RinderknechtJanuary 2020
5.Marion ColeJanuary 2021
6.Chris GiffordJanuary 2021
7.Shelby SlawsonJanuary 2021

SEDA: Façade Improvement Program a Go

Stephenville Economic Development Authority (SEDA) board of directors gave a final seal of approval to the Façade and Infrastructure Improvement Program aimed at upgrading the curb appeal of aging commercial, retail and office structures. Click the article title to read more and download the project application and grant application packet.

SEDA Spotlight – Outlaw Conversions and Emerald Luxury Coaches

Outlaw Conversions was started by owner and CEO, John Walker, in 1996. Their primary business is the manufacturing of custom living quarters, as they are proud partners with some of the largest horse trailer manufacturers in the United States and are distributed through dealers nationwide.

Streets Are Full, Shelves Are Empty

Last week, several thousand of our newest residents moved to town. Many have never lived here, aren’t familiar with the city, will hesitate at stoplights or turn-lane-only areas, and will make our wait at restaurants longer. Let’s be patient and thankful for all of...

$23 million retail development project will bring Ulta Beauty, Hobby Lobby to Stephenville

The largest commercial development project in the city’s history is set to bring two national retailers - Ulta Beauty and Hobby Lobby - to Stephenville next year. The $23 million project named Washington Commons will include 150,000 square feet of retail and...

Based on Article III Section 1. Terms of office shall be one (1) year with the right of an officer to be re-elected.


President: Shelby Slawson | V-P: Chris Gifford | Secretary: Marion Cole | Treasurer: Fisher Rinderknecht


President: Shelby Slawson | V-P: Gerald Cook | Secretary: Marion Cole | Treasurer: Fisher Rinderknecht


President: Gerald Cook | V-P: Matt Harpole | Secretary: Shelby Slawson | Treasurer: Nate Heller


President: M. Harpole | V-President: G. Cook | Treasurer: N. Heller | Secretary: S. Slawson


President: M. Harpole | V-President: M. Dunkerley | Treasurer: N. Heller | Secretary: S. Slawson