Tourism Development Authority (Forsyth County)

Meetings

  • 2 p.m.
  • Third Wednesday of each month

Members

Method of Appointment

The members are appointed as follows: four members by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor, four members by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, four members by the Tourism Development Authority, and one member by the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce.

Number of Members

Thirteen voting members

Terms of Office

Three years except for initial terms which vary from one to three years

Chief Staff Person

Richard Geiger
President, Visit Winston-Salem
Phone: 336-728-4231  

Cecilia Gonzalez, Deputy Clerk of Records FCTDA (Cecilia@visitwinston-salem.com)


NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Vivian H. Burke, TDA Vice-Chair (12/08)
(City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tempore-
Ex-Officio)
Black FemaleN/AN/A
Lou Baldwin
(Tourism)
White Male1October 2022
James Williams
(Less than 100 rooms)
Black Male1October 2021

John Wise - Chair
(Less than 100 rooms)

White Male1October 2022


NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
CJ Johnson
Tourism

1October 2022
Rob Hill
(Hotel-Motel over 100 rooms)
White Male1December 2021
Ron Mader
(Tourism)
White Male1October 2021
Gloria Whisenhunt
(County Commissioner - Ex-Officio)
White FemaleN/AN/A
Randy Eaddy
Black Male

October 2022


NameRace & GenderTermExpiration




Authority for Creation

The authority for establishing the Forsyth County Tourism Development Authority is Chapter 908 of the 1983 Session Laws.

Purpose / Function

The purpose of the Authority is to further the development of travel, tourism, and conventions in the county through state, national, and international advertising and promotion.