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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)

 

Visit the TDA Website!

Executive Director: Don Cason (email)

 

View the 2016 Travel Guide Here!

 

6-22-16 Coffee Talk Presentation (Click Here)

RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM COFFEE ROUNDTABLE -Rutherfordton Town Hall February 11, 2015 (click here)

 

December 2015 Rutherford County TDA Coffee Talks- Lake Lure and Forest City

To view the notes from these meeting ( Click Here )

 

February 2016 Rutherford County Tourism Coffee - Isothermal Community College

To view the Rutherford County Brand Perception and Market Research Presentation ( Click Here )

 

To view information about the 2016-2017 budget go to:

2016-2017 Budget

 

2016-2017 TDA Board Meetings:

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

July 14th, 2016 - Meetings on Main, Forest City NC

August 25th, 2016

October 6th, 2016

November 17th, 2016

December 29th, 2016

February 9th, 2017

March 23rd, 2017 (Board Retreat)

May 4th, 2017

June 15th, 2017 (notice of public hearing) 

July 27th 2017 - (First Meeting of FY 17-18)

2016-2017 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

Tammy Martell

 

2016-2017 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.

July 12th, 2016 

August 18th, 2016

September 6th, 2016 - 3pm (special called)

September 29th, 2016

November 10th, 2016

December 22nd, 2016

February 2nd, 2017

March 16th, 2017

April 27th, 2016

June 8th, 2017 

July 20th 2017 - (First Meeting of FY 17-18)

 

RCTDA Finance Committee:

Amy Bridges: Treasurer

Diane Barrett: Secretary

Barbara Meliski: Board Member

Paula Roach: County Finance Director

Don Cason: TDA Executive Director

Taylor Hardin: TDA Administrative Assistant

 

VIN/Information Committee:

Willard Whitson: 1st Vice Chair

Dave Long: 2nd Vice Chair

Diane Barrett: Secretary

Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager

Wesley Alexander: TDA Guest Services Assistant

 

Website Committee:

Richard Lundy: Board Chair

Willard Whitson: 1st Vice Chair

Dave Long: 2nd Vice Chair

Tammy Martell: Board Member

Don Cason: TDA Executive Director

Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager

Taylor Hardin: TDA Administrative Assistant

Wesley Alexander: TDA Guest Services Assistant

 

VIN/Wayfinding Committee:

Richard Lundy: Board Chair

Amy Bridges: Treasurer

Barbara Meliski: Board Member

Mark Teague: J.M Teague Enginnering

Karen Tegen: TDA Project Manager

 

Visitor Information Network Wayfinding Master Plan 

Static Sign Progress Map:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zMFJXvq3CXQs.ka7BSbzhm1Ww

 

Marketing Committee:

Amy Bridges: Treasurer

Lynn Brown: Board Member

Ruthie Hason: Board Member

Tammy Martell: Board Member

 

Tourism Asset Foundation Committee Members:

Willard Whitson:1st Vice Chair

Ruthie Hanson: Board Member

 

 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 Center

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

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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