Economic Development | Chair – Michael Lary
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 Wednesday of each month at 8:30 AM at VDA’s office, 811 Main Street, 98660.
Executive Committee | Chair – Linda Reid
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 – Lindsey Norberg
Capitalizing on its best assets, the Design Committee is constantly seeking ways to improve downtown infrastructure. 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! The committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the VDA office 811 Main Street. Contact Lindsey at Lindsey.Norberg@gmail.com for details.
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 monthly meeting meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 11:30 am at the VDA Office.
VDA Investor Relations Sub Committee | Chairs – Celinda Rupert and Michelle Thor
Join the group that grows VDA members through communication strategies, advocacy and business support. Meetings are on the second Monday of each month at 8:30 am at VDA’s office (811 Main Street)
Board of Directors
VDA’s Board of Directors meets the third Thursday of every month 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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