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

  • Mayor pro tem Karen Stegman (Chapel Hill Town Council)
  • Vacant (Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce)
  • Grace Holtkamp (Orange County/Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce)
  • Tanya Moore (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Sharon Hill (Orange County Economic Development Advisory Board)
  • Karen DeHart (North Carolina High School Athletic Association)
  • Mark Bell, Chairman (Town of Hillsborough Board of Commissioners)
  • Shailan (Sam) Vadgama (Orange County Lodging Association)
  • Mayor Damon Seils (Carrboro Town Council)
  • Beverly Payne (Alliance for Historic Hillsborough)
  • Heidi W. Dawson (Orange County Lodging Association)
  • Vacant (Orange County Arts Commission)
  • Spring Council, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Economic Development)
  • Jon Hartman-Brown (Town of Carrboro Economic Development)
  • Vacant, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership)
  • Meredith Sabye  (At Large)
  • Earl McKee (Orange County Board of Commissioners)

2024 Meeting Schedule (All meetings begin at 8:00 am)

  • January 17, 2024, Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • February 21, 2024 Hampton Inn & Suites, 370 E. Main St., Carrboro
  • March 20, 2024 Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • April 17, 2024 Carolina Inn. 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill
  • May 15, 2024 Hampton Inn & Suites, 370 E. Main St., Carrboro
  • June 19, 2024 Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Dr.
  • July - Hiatus
  • August 21, 2024 TBD
  • September 18, 2024 Hyatt Place, 3690 S. Columbia St., Southern Village, Chapel Hill
  • October 16, 2024 TBD
  • November 20, 2024 Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill
  • December - Hiatus

Meeting Minutes 2024

  • January 17, 2024
  • February 21, 2024

Meeting Minutes 2023

Meeting Minutes 2022

Meeting Minutes 2021

Meeting Minutes 2020

Meeting Minutes 2019

Meeting Minutes 2018

Meeting Minutes 2017