The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a quasi-public, TradePort authority, whose board members are appointed by the Yellowstone County Commissioners. The EDA has 11 appointed board members.
The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a not-for-profit corporation made up of 140-Member Investor companies. The EDC has 22 board members elected who are elected by the Member Investor companies.
The boards meet together to set policy and economic development strategy for the community.