Ms. Lora Smith has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission. She will be responsible for the management of all planning and administrative tasks for the Commission. Lora graduated with a Master of Business Administration at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois. She comes to GWRPC with experience in grants and higher education. Lora looks forward to serving our communities while working with local elected officials, economic development organizations, and area businesses.
The GWRPC Mission is to serve the Greater Wabash District by providing local, regional, and comprehensive planning, facilitating knowledge enhancement, securing and administering funds and promoting cooperative solutions to regional issues. The seven counties in the GWRPC Economic Development District include: Crawford, Edwards, Lawrence, Richland, Wabash, Wayne, and White. Please visit their website at www.gwrpc.com.