Stakeholder – Definition

A person, group or organization that has a direct or indirect stake in an organization because it can affect or be affected by the organization's actions, objectives and policies. Stakeholders, for example, in the case of the Galena Airport site, may include Native corporations, tribes or villages, the City of Galena, state and federal government agencies, landowners, suppliers, contractors and subcontractors, unions, individuals from the community and other interested parties.