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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

2023 Meeting Schedule (All meetings begin at 8:00 am)

  • January 18, 2023, Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • February 15, 2023 Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • March 15, 2023 Residence Inn, 101 Erwin Drive, Chapel Hill
  • April 19, 2023 Sheraton Chapel Hill, One Europa Drive
  • May 17, 2023 Residence Inn, 101 Erwin Drive, Chapel Hill

Meeting Minutes 2023

  • January 18, 2023

Meeting Minutes 2022

Meeting Minutes 2021

Meeting Minutes 2020

Meeting Minutes 2019

Meeting Minutes 2018

Meeting Minutes 2017