VDA’s annual meeting is dedicated to recognizing the people, places, and events that make Downtown Vancouver great. Join us for breakfast as we toast to the accomplishments of 2017 and announce the Game Changers winners. We will also be taking a look at what is in store for the coming year.

Vancouver Hilton – 301 W 6th St

Thursday 3/15

Doors at 7:30am

Program at 7:45am

Ending at 9:00am

Tickets $35



Economic Development | Chair – Julie Arenz

Help strengthen Downtown’s economic base while expanding and diversifying its businesses. This committee is forming a Retail Strategy that includes business retention and recruitment, improving the downtown infrastructure, and crafting an authentic message to relay the downtown experience.Meetings are the fourth Thursday of each month at 8:30 AM at VDA’s office, 811 Main Street, 98660.

Executive Committee | Chair –  Linda Glover

The Executive Committee is made up of the officers of the Board of Directors. They meet monthly to discuss VDA’s budget and other administrative activities that keep VDA running smoothly.  These meetings are not open to the public.

Design Committee | Chair – Open

Capitalizing on its best assets, the Design Committee is constantly seeking ways to improve downtown infrastructure. Most recently the Design Committee oversaw the installation of 30 trees on Main Street. Each year it installs  flower baskets throughout downtown and sponsors an annual Spring Clean Up. Donate to the flower basket program now and keep the love alive! Contact Steve Becker at director@vdausa.org if you would like to get involved.

Promotions Committee | Chair – Linda Reid

Through an effective promotions strategy, this committee is successfully marketing Downtown’s unique characteristics. It sponsors the First Friday Downtown  Art Walk, creates the Downtown Walking Map and much more. The Promotions Committee meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 9 AM at Boomerang, 808 Main Street.

VDA Investor Relations Sub Committee | Chair – Celinda Rupert

Join the group that grows VDA members through communication strategies, advocacy and business support. Meetings are on the second Monday of each month at 12:30 PM at VDA’s office (811 Main Street)

Board of Directors

VDA’s Board of Directors meets the third Thursday of every month excluding April, July and October  from 8:00 AM- 9:15 at the Hilton Vancouver Washington,  301 West 6th Street.  If you are interested in attending or presenting at a board meeting, please contact our executive director.


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