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

  • Vacant (Alliance for Historic Hillsborough)
  • Kayla Dempsey (North Carolina High School Athletic Association)
  • Jamezetta Bedford, Finance Chair (Orange County Board of Commissioners)
  • Mark Bell (Town of Hillsborough)
  • David Brooks (Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce)
  • Anthony Carey, Chair (Orange County Economic Development)
  • Spring Council, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Economic Development)
  • Matt Gladdek, Ex Officio (Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership)
  • Pam Hemminger (Town of Chapel Hill)
  • Tim Hoke (Arts Commission Liaison)
  • Libbie Hough ( at Large)
  • Lydia Lavelle (Town of Carrboro)
  • Tanya Moore, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Dixon Pitt (Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce)
  • Mark Sherburne (Orange County Lodging Association)
  • Betsy Bertram (Town of Carrboro Economic Development)
  • Sam Vadgama (Orange County Lodging Association)
  • Shannan Campbell, Ex Officio (Town of Hillsborough Economic Development)

2020 Meeting Schedule (All meetings begin at 8:00 am)

  • January 15 - Hampton Inn & Suites, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Downtown
  • February 19 - UNC Hospital, Hillsborough Campus
  • March 18 - cancelled due to Covid-19 virus
  • April 15 - cancelled due to Covid-19 virus
  • May 20 - cancelled due to Covid-19 virus
  • June 17 - virtually via Go To Meeting teleconference.  Contact Leslie Wilcox for login information.
  • July - Hiatus
  • August 21 - virtually via Go To Meeting teleconference.  Contact Leslie Wilcox for login information.
  • September 18 - TBD
  • October 16 - Residence Inn by Marriott, Chapel Hill
  • November 20 - Courtyard by Marriott, Chapel Hill
  • December - Hiatus

Meeting Minutes 2020

Meeting Minutes 2019

Meeting Minutes 2018

Meeting Minutes 2017

Meeting Minutes 2016