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Board of Directors

Watauga County Tourism Development Authority 

As stated in the Bylaws of the Watauga County TDA, the Authority shall consist of six (6) members appointed to three (3) year terms by the County Board of Commissioners. The current Watauga County TDA Board of Directors is made up of the following members:

  • Matt Vincent, Chairman
  • Tony Gray, Vice-Chair 
  • Greg Tarbutton
  • Kim Rogers
  • Jim Neustadt
  • Brad Moretz

The 2016 meeting schedule of the Watauga County TDA Board of Directors is as follows:

January 12 8:30am  
February 9  8:30am  
March 8   8:30am    
April 12   8:30am  Annual Board Retreat - Fairfield Inn & Suites
May 10 8:30am  
June 21 8:30am Public Budget Comment
August 9     8:30am  
September 13  8:30am  
October 11   8:30am  
November 8  8:30am  

The WCTDA typically meets the second Tuesday of each month, except for July and December. Most meetings are held at the Watauga County Administrative Building, 814 W. King Street and usually begin at 8:30am

Boone Tourism Development Authority 

The Boone Tourism Development Authority consists of (9) members appointed to (3) year terms by the Boone Town Council.  The current Boone TDA Board of Directors includes the following members:

  • Sheri Moretz, Board Chair
  • Jerry Lamonds, Vice Chair
  • Anne Peecook, Secretary
  • Ben McKethan
  • Lynne Mason
  • Jessica Smith
  • Ron Coldiron
  • Shaw Brown
  • Lenny Cottom 

The 2016 Meeting Schedule for the Boone TDA Board is:

January 20    3:00pm    LaQuinta Inn & Suites                 
March 9     3:00pm   Courtyard By Marriott
May 25  3:00pm   Watauga County Administration Building - ground floor conference room  
June 22 3:00pm    Public Budget Comment
September 21  3:00pm   
November 16 3:00pm   







The Boone TDA meets at various lodging properties.  Please contact the TDA office at 828-266-1345 for meeting location each month. 

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815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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