SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) welcomed employees in August.

Jamie Shrawder returned to SEDA-COG’s Community Development program as project coordinator on Aug. 17. She previously worked for SEDA-COG’s Joint Rail Authority in 2004 and transferred to SEDA-COG’s Community Development program in 2008 where she worked until 2016 as senior program analyst.

Shrawder has 15 years of experience, working in administration, financial management, contracting, marketing, and communications. Her experience includes administrator of governmental affairs for Danville Borough, township manager for East Buffalo Township, and secretary for Turbotville Borough, among other positions. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Wildlife & Fisheries Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Michael Morrison joined SEDA-COG’s Business Finance department on Aug. 31 as a loan officer. He brings a strong sales and management background with a passion for establishing and developing business and personal relationships.

Morrison was a business development officer at First National Bank of Pennsylvania; the dual branch manager at Santander Bank; and account manager/director of media buying at Gregory Welteroth Advertising. He attended Pennsylvania College of Technology for Business Administration and Accounting.

As a community and economic development agency, SEDA-COG enhances the quality of life and economic advantage for residents and businesses in 11 central Pennsylvania counties through its vital partnerships and initiatives. SEDA-COG also is an advocate for the interests of its communities at the state and federal levels. For more information, visit