Steve Jenkins is the third economic development director to resign from the position since 2016. His last day is June 3.
The Door County Economic Development Corporation’s (DCEDC) board of directors accepted the resignation of Executive Director Steve Jenkins during the organization’s monthly board meeting Jan. 17.
His last day will be June 3.
Jenkins came to the position in March 2020 with more than four decades of experience in economic development in several states. He was DCEDC’s fourth executive director since the organization’s founding in 1989. However, three of those have been during the last six years, since Bill Chaudoir retired in 2016.
When asked, Jenkins said he didn’t believe there was anything inherently wrong with the structure of the position that is causing the turnover in recent years.
“I don’t think so,” he said. “I think it has to do with external relationships…