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

TDA Legislation (NC Session Law 2011-115)

 TDA ByLaws (Adopted December 8, 2011)

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Executive Director: Don Cason (email)

View the 2016 Travel Guide Here!

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.

August 31st, 2017

October 5th, 2017

November 16th, 2017

December 28th, 2017

February 8th, 2018

March 22nd, 2018 (annual review)

May 3rd, 2018

June 14th, 2018 (notice of potential public hearing)

July 26th, 2018 (first meeting of 2018-2019)

 

2017-2018 TDA Board Members:

Richard Lundy (Chair)

Willard Whitson (1st Vice Chair)

Dave Long (2nd Vice Chair)

Amy Bridges (Treasurer)

Diane Barrett (Secretary)

Barbara Meliski

Lynn Brown

Ruthie Hanson

 

 

2017-2018 Committees

RCTDA  Executive Committee:

Richard Lundy: Board Chair

Willard Whitson: 1st Vice Chair

Dave Long: 2nd Vice Chair

Meetings are held at 4:00pm at the Woodrow Jones Building* unless otherwise noted.

August 10th, 2017

August 17th, 2017

August 24th, 2017

September 28th, 2017

November 9th, 2017

December 21st, 2017

February 1st, 2018

March 15th, 2018

April 26th, 2018

June 7th, 2018

July 19th, 2018 (first meeting of 2018-2019)

 

RCTDA Finance Committee:

Amy Bridges: Treasurer

Diane Barrett: Secretary

Barbara Meliski: 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: 1st Vice Chair

Dave Long: 2nd Vice Chair

Diane Barrett: Secretary

Staff Member: Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager/Welcome Center Manager

 

VIN/Wayfinding Committee:

Richard Lundy: Board Chair

Amy Bridges: Treasurer

Barbara Meliski: Board Member

Mark Teague: J.M Teague Enginnering

Staff Member: Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager/Welcome Center Manager

 

Marketing Committee:

Richard Lundy: Board Chair

Amy Bridges: Treasurer

Lynn Brown: Board Member

Michelle Yelton: McConnell Group PR

Staff Member: Amy Brevard: Marketing and Communications Manager

 

Tourism Asset Foundation Committee Members:

Willard Whitson:1st Vice Chair

Ruthie Hanson: Board Member

 

Grant Committee Members:

Diane Barrett: Secretary

Barbara Meliski: Board Member

Staff Member: Taylor Hardin: Administrative Assistant

 

WEG Committee Members:

Willard Whitson:1st Vice Chair

Dave Long: 2nd Vice Chair

Lynn Brown: Board Member

Staff Member: Taylor Hardin: Administrative Assistant

 

 Questions about Occupancy Taxes?

Please contact Jeanette Bosgra at the Rutherford County Finance office. (828) 287-6211

RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM LISTING AND UPDATES FORM (click here)

 

*Woodrow Jones Building

Location: 146 Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Phone: (828) 287-6013

 

Rutherford County Welcome Centers

Location: 2932 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746

Location 2: 146 N. Main St., Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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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