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)
  • Manish Atma (Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce)
  • Aubrey Williams (Orange County/Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce)
  • Tanya Moore (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Sharon Hill (Orange County Economic Development Advisory Board)
  • Vacant (North Carolina High School Athletic Association)
  • Mark Bell, Chairman (Town of Hillsborough Board of Commissioners)
  • Lisa Ganzzermiller, (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)
  • Matt Gladdek, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership)
  • Lili Engelhardt (At Large)
  • Earl McKee (Orange County Board of Commissioners)

2022 Meeting Schedule (All meetings begin at 8:00 am)

  • January 19 - Virtual via Zoom.  Contact Leslie Wilcox for Zoom link.
  • February 16 - Virtual via Zoom.  Contact Marlene (Barbera) Hampton for Zoom link.
  • March 16 - Virtual via Zoom. Contact Marlene (Barbera) Hampton for Zoom link
  • April 20 - Virtual via Zoom. Contact Marlene (Barbera) Hampton for Zoom link.
  • May 18 - Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • June 15 - The Carolina Inn, 211Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill
  • July - Hiatus
  • August 17 - Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • September 21 - Residence Inn by Marriott, 101 Erwin Road, Chapel Hill
  • October 19 - Hampton Inn & Suites, 370 East Main Street, Carrboro
  • November 16 - Residence Inn, 101 Erwin Road, Chapel Hill
  • December - Hiatus

Meeting Minutes 2022

Meeting Minutes 2021

Meeting Minutes 2020

Meeting Minutes 2019

Meeting Minutes 2018

Meeting Minutes 2017