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Tourism Development Authority, Forsyth County

Purpose

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.

Members and Non-Voting Staff Person(s)

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.

Currently Serving

NameTitleTerm Expires
Dr. Vivian H Burke
Ms. Summer N Combs 10/30/2016
Ms. RaVonda Dalton-Rann 10/30/2018
Mr. James T Ferrell 10/30/2018
Mr. Paul L Fulton Staff
Mr. Richard Geiger Staff
Ms. Liz W Guertin Staff
Ms. Lynette Matthews-Murphy 10/30/2019
Mr. Walter W Pitt Jr. TDA Attorney
Mr. Joseph W Potter 10/31/2016
Mr. Kevin J Robert 11/30/2019
Ms. Gloria D Whisenhunt
Mr. James Williams 10/30/2018

Meetings

The board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at a location to be announced.

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