Open to the public, Vancouver’s Downtown Association hosts a Quarterly Meeting. This quarter the topic is “The Business of Beer” and there will be guest speakers who will discuss the history and current information about the beer business in downtown Vancouver.

Complimentary beer samples and light appetizers will be served!

Please RSVP to admin@vdausa.org today!

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 third Wednesday 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 – Marcus Griffith

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 Monday of each month at 11:30 am at The Historic Trust Building.

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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Upcoming Meetings:

October 17, 2018 – Quarterly Meeting

October 18, 2018 – Board of Directors Meeting

November 15, 2018 – Board of Directors Meeting

December 20, 2018 – Board of Directors Meeting

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