Joint Development Authority

Our four county Joint Development Authority (JDA) was formed to take our area out of poverty. Over the years it brought several excellent, non-polluting industries with good jobs. But the JDA has gone off the rails with the Rivian project. It’s time to abolish the JDA.

Contact Joint Development Authority NOW!

Allen Verner, Former Chairman (click here for news article)
Morgan County

Andy Ainslie, Vice Chairman,
JDA Member and Morgan County Commissioner

Bob Hughes,
JDA Member and President/Economic Development Director of Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce

David Thompson, Secretary,
JDA Member Walton County

Mike Owens
JDA Member Walton County

Steve Jordan, Treasurer
JDA Member Jasper County

Gerald Stunkel,
JDA Member Jasper County

Marcello Banes,
JDA Member Newton County

Jerry Silvio, Chairman
JDA Member Newton County

JDA Attorney
Andrea P. Gray,

Jan 25, 2022: Residents give JDA members a piece of their mind at Joint Development Authority (JDA) meeting – Boxcast

Joint Development Authority
of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton Counties