Somerset County Economic Development Commission
Somerset County
Somerset County, Maryland

To:                  All Prospective Associate Members


From:              Daniel K. Thompson

                        Executive Director


Re:                  Somerset County Economic Development Commission

                        Fiscal Year 2023 Associate Membership Program


On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Somerset County Economic Development Commission (EDC), I would like to extend to you a gracious invitation to renew your membership or become an ASSOCIATE MEMBER of the Somerset County EDC.

Despite the pandemic, there has been numerous economic development projects occurring throughout the county. The partnerships that we have developed are very beneficial and will generate more revenue and assist in future economic growth. Below are some of the partnerships and projects currently underway.


  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

  • NASA Wallops (Aerospace)

  • Northrop Grumman / Peraton (Aerospace)

  • Broadband Expansion (Choptank Fiber, Charter, Simple-Fiber, Comcast)

  • Chesapeake Utilities (natural gas expansion)

  • Process Integration & Millennium Microwave (new business in PA Industrial park)

  • Mountaire Farms Expansion

  • Davis Strategic Development (downtown renovations / Simple Fiber)

  • ElementMD

  • Somerset Crossing (mixed use development)

  • Passenger Ferry

This Associate Membership Program is a vital link in our partnering with the various agencies throughout the county in a common endeavor to raise the standard of living and quality of life for all of our citizens of Somerset County. By developing a concerted effort to work in all three areas of economic development, the Somerset County Economic Development Commission will be able to help improve the employment, personal income, tax base, and quality of life for all the people in Somerset County. The support received from the Somerset County Commissioners, The Town of Princess Anne, The City of Crisfield, and our Associate Members assist us in achieving those objectives.

Your contribution and support will enable us to do more. Attached please find our ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP brochure, which goes into more detail about the benefits and goals of your membership.  The Somerset County EDC certainly appreciates your support.  To become an Associate Member, please mail your application and payment to the address in the signature below, or visit us online at to process via credit card.   Should you have any questions, or concerns about issues affecting the growth of economic development in Somerset County, please give us a call.  We would appreciate your input. 


If you would like to become an Associate Member please click here.

Somerset County