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Tourism Development Authority

Members Promoting Travel and Tourism 

Purpose: to further the development of travel, tourism in and around the Town of Ahoskie

Appointment of Membership:

The Town of Ahoskie Tourism Development Authority consists of 6 members – 6 members appointed by Town Council; two members who are owners or operators of a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, or vacation rental management company, with 100 or less rental units, three members actively involved in tourist business who have participated in tourism promotion and who do not own or operate a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation; one member of Town Council (who is a voting member and 1 ex-officio non-voting member). 

Powers and Duties:

Upon the Tourism Development Authority member’s appointment shall study the tourism industry of the Town of Ahoskie and the most effective means of enhancing and promoting that industry and recommends any plans, action and programs, which will, in accordance with the powers granted herein, serve to enhance and improve the tourism industry of the Town of Ahoskie. The Town of Ahoskie confers upon the TDA the following power and duties:

 A. To promote travel, tourism and corporate travel in the Town of Ahoskie, sponsor tourist related events and activities in the Town, and finance tourist related capital projects in the Town.  

Meeting Date: Quarterly (January, April, July and October) the first Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. The normal length of the meeting is one to two hours.

 Minimum Term is 2 years:

 Maximum Term is 3 years

 

Ahoskie Tourism Development Authority

Revised 04/10/2018

Members Promoting Travel and Tourism

 

                Charles Reynolds                                             3 Year Term                         Expires 06-30-2021           

                103 Monaco Drive

                Ahoskie, NC  27910

                (252) 332-2337

 

                Dan Joyner                                                          3 Year Term                         Expires 06-30-2022

                Director, SmallBusinessCenter

                Roanoke-Chowan Community College                         www.wdjoyner4307@roanokechowan.edu

                109 Community College Road

                Ahoskie, NC  27910

                (252) 862-1279

 

                Amy Braswell                                                        2 Year Term                         Expires 06-30-2021

                Vice-Executive Director                                                     mimibraswel@gmail.com

                Ahoskie Chamber of Commerce

                301 S. Catherine Creek Rd.

                Ahoskie, NC 27910

                (252)332-2042

                C (540)271-0653

 

Members Collecting the Tax

 

                Darlene (Dee) Fritz                                                  2 Year Term                         Expires 06-30-2021

                Jernigan House Bed and Breakfast                                

                209 S. Catherine Creek Road                                           www.jerniganhouse.com                                   

                Ahoskie, NC  27910                                                            dee@jerniganhouse.com

                (252) 209-5455

 

                John Fritz                                                                   3 Year Term                         Expires 06-30-2022

                Jernigan House Bed and Breakfast                                

                209 S. Catherine Creek Road                                           john.d.fritz@honeywell.com

                Ahoskie, NC  27910

                (252) 209-5455

 

 

Member (No Affiliation Required)

 

                Mayor Jimmie Rowe (Chairperson)                             2 Year Term                         Expires 06-30-2021

                Town of Ahoskie

                P. O. Box 767                                                                      

                Ahoskie, NC  27910

 

Ex-Officio Member

            Joleatha Chestnutt, Town Clerk

            Town of Ahoskie

             P. O. Box 767                                                                       www.joleathachestnutt@ahoskienc.gov 

             Ahoskie, NC  27910

             (252) 332-5146                                                                                                                    Quarterly Meetings

 

 

Click here for more information about the Tourism Development Authority Grant Program.

Click here to download the Tourism Development Authority Grant Program Application.