Board of Directors

The charge of the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau Board of Directors is to develop and coordinate visitor services in Orange County and to implement marketing programs that enhance the economic activity and quality of life in the community.

Current Members

  • Jeffery Strickler, Vice-Chair (Alliance for Historic Hillsborough)
  • Mark Sherburne (Orange County Lodging Association)
  • Andrew Strickland (Orange County Lodging Association)
  • Kayla Austin (North Carolina High School Athletic Association)
  • Aaron Bachenheimer, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Mark Bell (Town of Hillsborough)
  • Rosemary Waldorf, Chairman (Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce)
  • George Cianciolo (Town of Chapel Hill)
  • Lydia Lavelle (Town of Carrboro)
  • Allison Nichols-Clapper (Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce)
  • Penny Rich, Finance Chair (Orange County Board of Commissioners)
  • Anthony Carey (Orange County Economic Development)
  • Lee Storrow, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Economic Development)
  • Annette Lafferty Ex Officio (Town of Carrboro Economic Development)
  • Meg McGurk, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership)
  • Shannan Campbell, Ex Officio (Town of Hillsborough Economic Development)
  • Tim Hoke (Arts Commission Liaison)

2017 Meeting Schedule (All meetings begin at 8:00 am)

  • January 18 – Orange County Solid Waste, Eubanks Rd., Chapel Hill
  • February 15 –  Rizzo Center 150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill
  • March 15 – The Hampton Inn & Suites, 370 E. Main Street, Carrboro
  • April 19 – Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, Hillsborough
  • May 17 – The Hyatt Place, 1090 US Hwy 15-501 S., Chapel Hill
  • June 21 - The Courtyard by Marriott, 100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill
  • July – No meeting
  • August 16 - PTA Thrift Shop, 125 West Main Street, Carrboro
  • September 20 - The Residence Inn, 101 Erwin Rd., Chapel Hill
  • October 18 – UNC Healthcare, Waterstone, Hillsborough
  • November 15 – TBD
  • December – No meeting

Meeting Minutes 2017

Meeting Minutes 2016

Meeting Minutes 2015