Job Development Authority (JDA)

This board was created as an arm of the City of Buffalo in order to implement a community assessment and strategic plan.

Their mission:  "To assist and promote growth in our community by bridging people and opportunities, attracting new families and businesses to Buffalo, while sustaining and promoting existing businesses and residents."

The City of Buffalo Job Development Authority (JDA) meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM at the Community Center. The Public is welcome to attend.

This website is funded by the Buffalo Job Development Authority through city sales tax dollars.

The City of Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of age, sex, national origin, religion, race, handicap, disability, or other protected groups under federal, state, or local laws.


Board Members and Contact Information: 


For JDA Grant Program Information, see the attached documents below. 

Contact Info

Carolyn Dostert


Flint Kasowski
Vice Chairperson

701-371-0813 - cell

Hal Grieve
701-388-7222 - cell

Todd Combs

602-590-6281 - cell

Jodi Shepardson

Kayla Lawson
701-238-1504 - cell

Don Peterson

701-238-2828 - cell

Harmony Richman
Website Admin