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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. 

Featured Events

Jul 29

65th Season of "Horn in the West"

6/25/16 – 8/6/16
"Horn in the West" legacy outdoor drama thrills young and old alike with this adventure from our nation's… more
Jul 29

Concerts on the Jones House Lawn

6/3/16 – 8/26/16
The Jones House Community Center is situated on King Street in downtown Boone, next to the Mast General Store's Old… more
Jul 29

Guided Tours at Hickory Ridge Living

6/28/16 – 11/18/16
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum invites you to a guided tour of five log cabins. Presented by 18th century… more
Jul 29

K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs

7/23/16 – 7/31/16
These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at half-time shows and on television. First-come,… more
Jul 30

Mornings at Hickory Ridge Museum

5/7/16 – 11/26/16
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum invites you to explore six log cabins and additional outbuildings presented by… more
Jul 30

Schaefer Popular Series: Trombone

7/30/16
New Orleans native Trombone Shorty is the bandleader and frontman of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a… more
Jul 30

The Odyssey: An Interactive Children's

7/16/16 – 7/30/16
"This fast-paced and funny adaptation brings Homer's original story to life for young audiences. Odysseus and his… more
Aug 06

Riders In The Sky

8/6/16 – 8/7/16
Americas favorite cowboys and Grammy Award winners Riders In The Sky entertain "The Cowboy Way"€ at high… more
Aug 06

Schaefer Popular Series: Jerry Douglas

8/6/16
Dobro master and 13-time Grammy-award winner Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the… more
Aug 07

Gran Fondo National Championship Series

8/7/16
"Come Challenge Yourself" Event is open to riders of all ability levels from Beginner to Elite.… more
Aug 13

Art in the Park

8/13/16
Art in the Park was created in 1962 by a handful of area artists and craftspeople to showcase local talent; it'€™s now… more
Aug 27

2016 Railroad Heritage Weekend at

8/27/16 – 8/28/16
Take a step back in time at Tweetsie Railroad and celebrate the rich history and tradition of our nation's railroads.… more
Aug 27

9th Annual High Country Beer Fest

8/27/16
The High Country Beer Fest is a celebration of local craft beer, fermentation science, incredible food, awesome music… more
Aug 27

Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie

8/27/16 – 8/28/16
A once-a-year event for railroad enthusiasts of all ages! Celebrate the Golden Age of steam locomotives behind… more
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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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