The Nakusp and Area Development Board (NADB) is an incorporated non-profit society. Our purpose is to benefit the citizens of Nakusp and Area by promoting economic growth and development of the West Kootenays.

The Village of Nakusp and Regional District of Central Kootenay-Area K provide operating support and advise on economic priorities.


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NADB partnered with the Village to provide property owners and developers with easy access to information and forms to support their development process. Check out this link:

NADB is pleased to announce Aidan McLaren-Caux as our contracted Economic Development Coordinator as of June 1st. Aidan will help us to implement and manage local projects, in support of community economic priorities. 

Please see the attached press release for more information.

Our members:

NADB membership includes representation from Nakusp Village Council and various community organizations and sectors, as well as individual business owners and community members.  We usually meet on the third Thursday every month except July, August and December. If you are interested in membership, please send us an email or talk to one of our members.

You can download a membership application here, and view/print a copy of our constitution & by-laws here.

Contact the Economic Development Coordinator for more information at