Tri-County Council is dedicated to providing a local workforce that is fully prepared to meet business challenges, and equally, to provide employers services and resources that promotes economic development. Together, we all succeed.
. Shore Transit is the public transit agency for the Maryland counties of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester. Shore Transit offers public transportation via fixed route and origin-to-destination services.
. The Lower Shore Workforce Alliance is an organization that provides policy and oversight for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds and programs. WIOA services are primarily delivered at the Lower Shore American Job Center in Salisbury.
Executive – Economic Development
The Executive Division is responsible for writing and disseminating the Tri-County Council’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), as well as administering Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund monies granted to the Tri-County Council through the Rural Maryland Council. In its role as regional representative for the Lower Shore, the Executive Division communicates directly with the economic development commissions, chambers of commerce, departments of tourism and other economic development professionals within the three Lower Shore Counties and the State of Maryland. In addition, the Executive Division represents the Lower Shore on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Broadband Cooperative. Sources of funding include the Maryland Department of Commerce, the Rural Maryland Council, the EDA of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the three counties of the Lower Shore.
The Administrative Services (AS) Division provides the core administrative and logistical operational support for the divisions of the Tri-County Council along with operating various projects and programs both on and off campus. The Administrative Services Division is comprised of the Technical Services, Finance, Human Resources, Risk Administration and the Multi-Purpose Center operations departments. Please see the links below for additional information regarding a specific department.