Van Horn Economic Development Corporation

About Us:

The Van Horn EDC was established in 1995 as a 4B Economic Development Corporation to pursue projects and initiatives that promote economic development within the Town of Van Horn. The Van Horn Economic Development Corporation is committed to improving the quality of life in Van Horn, encouraging regional business expansion, and introducing tourists to the vast beauty of Far West Texas.

Van Horn EDC Board of Directors: 

  • Becky Brewster, President
  • Ben File, Vice President
  • Rosario Yglecias, Treasurer
  • Dan Baeza, Secretary 
  • Laura Reyes, Board Member
  • Lisa Cottrell, Board Member
  • Sophia Porter, Board Member

Incentives: 

The Van Horn EDC offers facade grants for local businesses and non-profits seeking to spruce up the exterior of their buildings to revitalize downtown and commercial zones. If you are interested in applying, please review and submit the following application to brewster@valornet.com:

Facade Grant Application

Additionally, the State of Texas offers a portfolio of incentives to qualifying businesses, including:

  • The Texas Enterprise Fund provides grants for business expansion or relocation.
  • The Texas Enterprise Zone Program provides state sales and use tax refunds to qualified projects in economically distressed communities. Van Horn, TX is a qualifying economically distressed community.
  • The Texas Skills Development Fund provides financing for customized job training programs for businesses that want to train new employees or sharpen the skills of their workers.

Board Meetings:

The Van Horn EDC meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm CT in the Van Horn Convention Center, 1801 W Broadway St, Van Horn, TX, 79855.  

If you would like to be placed on the agenda, please complete an Agenda Request Form and submit it to brewster@valornet.com. The Agenda Request Form is due on Wednesday at 12:00 noon on the week prior to the regular meeting. 

VHEDC Agenda Request Form

If you would like to address the Van Horn EDC, please complete a Speaker Request Form and submit it to brewster@valornet.com prior to the start of the meeting. 

VHEDC Speaker Request Form

Contact Us:

Becky Brewster, Van Horn EDC President, brewster@valornet.com

EDC Board Application


Employment Opportunity

VHEDC Coordinator

The Van Horn Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) seeks an experienced, energetic, and creative individual for a growing community with a diverse population. This position assists the Economic Development Corporation with planning, managing, and day-to-day operations of the VHEDC Board of Directors. This position will Coordinate assigned activities with other town departments, outside agencies and provides complex administrative support to the VHEDC. This position will be an hourly, part-time position and will report to the VHEDC board president.

Please submit an application (available on the Town of Van Horn website or at City Hall) along with a resume outlining experience and qualifications. Salary DOEQ. Deadline for submission is February 11, 2022 or thereafter until filled. The VHEDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

EDC Employment Application

Coordinator Job Description



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