The authority for establishing the Forsyth County Tourism Development Authority is Chapter 908 of the 1983 Session Laws. The purpose of the Authority is to further the development of travel, tourism, and conventions in the county through state, national, and international advertising and promotion.
There are nine voting members of the board. Each member serves a three-year term for initial terms which vary from one to three years. The members are appointed as follows: four members by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor, four members by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, and one member by the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce.
|Dr. Vivian H Burke|
|Ms. Summer N Combs||10/30/2016|
|Ms. RaVonda Dalton-Rann||Vice Chair||10/31/2015|
|Mr. James T Ferrell||10/30/2018|
|Mr. Paul L Fulton||Staff|
|Mr. Richard Geiger||Staff|
|Ms. Liz W Guertin||Staff|
|Mr. Jim Keller||11/30/2016|
|Mr. Walter W Pitt Jr.||TDA Attorney|
|Mr. Joseph W Potter||10/31/2016|
|Mr. Richard E Shore, Jr||Chairman||10/31/2016|
|Ms. Gloria D Whisenhunt|
|Mr. James Williams||10/30/2018|
The board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at a location to be announced.