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EDC Announces FY 2021/2022 Slate of Officers

SPACE COAST, FL (October 11, 2021) – Today, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced its slate of officers for its Fiscal Year 2021/2022 as follows:

Chair, Mr. Bart Gaetjens
Area External Affairs Manager, Florida Power & Light Company

Chair Elect, Mr. Kirk Hall
CEO/CFO, Sentry View Systems

Treasurer, Mr. Travis Proctor
CEO, Artemis, Inc.

Secretary, Ms. Linda Stout
Market President – East Central Florida, Truist

Immediate Past Chair, Ms. Julie Song
President, FL Business & Manufacturing Solutions, Inc.

Officers guide the EDC towards established strategic goals as it works on behalf of the community to create opportunities for the county, local businesses, and citizens. This group of professionals who provide valuable expertise in their fields, will enhance the EDC’s economic development efforts and represent a wide array of Space Coast industries.

“I am optimistic that 2022 will be a record-breaking year and I am thrilled to be working with a fantastic slate officers and EDC staff members,” said Gaetjens. “This next year the EDC will take the lead on having Brevard County being recognized as a community of choice. Our emphasis will be to continue to make Brevard County an even better place to work and live.”

“This slate of officers will play a pivotal role, not only for the EDC and its program of work, but for the Space Coast community as a whole,” said EDC President and CEO Lynda L. Weatherman. “I am confident that, along with EDC staff, we have the right people in place to help ensure a prosperous future for Brevard County.”

To learn more about the EDC and its officers visit


About the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast
The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is dedicated to attracting new business and investment and expanding existing industry throughout the Space Coast, influencing change on government laws and regulations affecting economic development, promoting the Space Coast to encourage new investment, supporting efforts of Space Coast military installations, and relaying new programs and procedures to assist manufacturing and high-tech companies. The EDC is a private, not-for-profit coalition whose stakeholders are business leaders committed to the economic growth and stability of Florida’s Space Coast. Visit