TDA Grant

 

TDA Grant Application


2018-2019 Approved Budget
2018-2019 Approved Budget Ordinance


Mission Statement
: To promote the growth of tourism for and in Rutherford County, in accordance with NC Session Law 2011-115.

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Executive Director: Don Cason (email)

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2017-2018 Approved Budget

2017-2018 TDA Board Meetings:
All Board Meetings are held in the Woodrow Jones Building* conference room at 12:00 noon unless otherwise noted.

  • July 26th, 2018 – Rutherfordton Town Hall
  • September 6th, 2018
  • October 18th, 2018
  • November 29th, 2018
  • January 10th, 2019
  • February 21st, 2019
  • April 4th, 2019
  • May 16th, 2019
  • June 20th, 2019 (Notice of potential Public Hearing)
  • July 25th, 2018 (First meeting of FY 19-20)

2018-2019 TDA Board Members:

  • Willard Whitson (Chair)
  • Dave Long (1st Vice Chair)
  • Richard Lundy (2nd Vice Chair)
  • Amy Bridges (Treasurer)
  • Chuck Martell
  • Barbara Meliski
  • Jim Masek (Secretary)
  • Kitty McCammon
  • Lynn Brown
  • Mary Jaeger-Gale
2018-2019 Committees

RCTDA Executive Committee:

  • Willard Whitson: Board Chair
  • Dave Long: 1st Vice Chair
  • Richard Lundy: 2nd Vice Chair
Meetings are held at 4:00pm at the Woodrow Jones Building* unless otherwise noted.

  • July 19th, 2018
  • August 30th, 2018
  • October 11th, 2018
  • November 22nd, 2018
  • January 3rd, 2019
  • February 14th, 2019
  • March 28th, 2019
  • May 9th, 2019
  • June 13th, 2019
  • July 18th, 2019 (First meeting of FY 19-20)

 


RCTDA Finance Committee:
  • Amy Bridges: Treasurer
  • Barbara Meliski: Board Member
  • Mary Jaegar-Gale: Board Member
  • Paula Roach: County Finance Director
  • Staff Member: Don Cason: TDA Executive Director
  • Staff Member: Taylor Hardin: Administrative Assistant

VIN/Information Committee:

  • Willard Whitson: Chair
  • Dave Long: 1st Vice Chair
  • Mary Jaegar-Gale: Board Member
  • Staff Member: Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager/Welcome Center Manager

VIN/Wayfinding Committee:

  • Richard Lundy: 2nd Vice Chair
  • Amy Bridges: Treasurer
  • Barbara Meliski: Board Member
  • Jim Masek: Secretary
  • Staff Member: Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager/Welcome Center Manager
Marketing Committee:

  • Richard Lundy: Board Chair
  • Amy Bridges: Treasurer
  • Jim Masek: Secretary
  • Lynn Brown: Board Member
  • Kitty McCammon: Board Member
  • Staff Member: Amy Brevard: Marketing and Communications Manager

Tourism Asset Foundation (TAF) Committee Members:

  • Willard Whitson:1st Vice Chair
Grant Committee Members:

  • Barbara Meliski: Board Member
  • Kitty McCammon: Board Member
  • Staff Member: Taylor Hardin: Administrative Assistant

WEG Committee Members:

  • Willard Whitson:Chair
  • Dave Long: 1st  Vice Chair
  • Lynn Brown: Board Member
  • Chuck Martell: Board Member
  • Staff Member: Amt Brevard: Marketing and Communications Manager

Tourism Strategic Plan:

  • Willard Whitson:Chair
  • Dave Long: 1st  Vice Chair
  • Richard Lundy: 2nd Vice Chair
  • Jim Masek: Secretary
  • Kitty McCammon: Board Member
  • Staff Member: Don Cason: Executive Director

Questions about Occupancy Taxes?
Please contact Jeanette Bosgra at the Rutherford County Finance office. (828) 287-6211
RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM LISTING AND UPDATES FORM

*Woodrow Jones Building
Location: 146 Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Phone: (828) 287-6013


Rutherford County Welcome Centers
Location 1: 2932 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746
Location 2: 146 N. Main St., Rutherfordton, NC 28139 (Self - Serve)
Phone: (828) 287-6113

To view approved TDA minutes, Strategic Goals, Work Plans and Budget; as well as, a list of TDA Board members please see the sidebar listing to the left.

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