Chapel Hill Orange County Visitors Bureau Advisory Board

Description: All members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The Visitors Bureau is charged with developing and coordinating visitor services in Orange County. It also implements marketing programs that will enhance the economic activity and quality of life in the community.

To learn more about this Commission, please visit the Chapel Hill Orange County Visitors Bureau Advisory Board website.

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Meeting Time and Date 8:00 am Third Wednesday of every month except Jul. & Dec. Contact Person Laurie Paolicelli & Marlene Barbera
Meeting Place Varies Contact Phone 919-245-4323
Number of Positions 17 Contact E-Mail mbarbera@visitchapelhill.org; lpaolicelli@orangeco
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

VACANT Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: O.C. Arts Commission 
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 12/31/2023  Number of Terms:  

Manish Atma Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce 
First Appointed: 2/16/2021  Current Appointment: 2/16/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2023  Number of Terms:

Mark Bell Residency Req: Hillsborough Twnshp  Special Representation: Town of Hillsborough Board of Commissioners 
First Appointed: 2/16/2016  Current Appointment: 3/10/2020 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 12/31/2022  Number of Terms:

Anita "Spring" Council Residency Req: Ex-officio  Special Representation: Economic Development Staff - Town of Chapel Hill 
First Appointed: 9/17/2019  Current Appointment: 3/10/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2022  Number of Terms:

Heidi W. Dawson Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: O/C Lodging Assoc. 
First Appointed: 12/6/2021  Current Appointment: 12/6/2021 
Township:  Expiration: 12/31/2024  Number of Terms:

Kayla Dempsey Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: NC High School Athletic Association 
First Appointed: 2/7/2017  Current Appointment: 3/10/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2022  Number of Terms:

Lili Engelhardt Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: At-Large 
First Appointed: 6/15/2021  Current Appointment: 12/6/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2024  Number of Terms:

Lisa R. Ganzzermiller Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: O/C Lodging Assoc. 
First Appointed: 2/17/2022  Current Appointment: 2/17/2022 
Township: Non-Res.Consultnt. Expiration: 12/31/2024  Number of Terms:

Matt Gladdek Residency Req: Ex-officio  Special Representation: Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership Staff (non voting 
First Appointed: 9/17/2019  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township: Eno Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Jon Hartman-Brown Residency Req: Ex-officio  Special Representation: Economic Development Staff - Town of Carrboro 
First Appointed: 10/6/2020  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Sharon Hill Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: Economic Development Advisory Board-Orange County 
First Appointed: 10/5/2021  Current Appointment: 10/5/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2023  Number of Terms:  

Earl McKee Residency Req:   Special Representation: County Commissioner 
First Appointed: 12/14/2021  Current Appointment: 12/14/2021 
Township: Little River Expiration: 12/31/2022  Number of Terms:  

Tanya Moore Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: UNC Chapel Hill 
First Appointed: 1/22/2019  Current Appointment: 12/6/2021 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2024  Number of Terms:

Beverly Payne Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: Alliance/Hist.Hillsborough 
First Appointed: 10/6/2020  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township:  Expiration: 12/31/2022  Number of Terms:

Damon Seils Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: Carrboro Town Council 
First Appointed: 2/17/2022  Current Appointment: 2/17/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2022  Number of Terms:  

Karen Stegman Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: Chapel Hill Town Council 
First Appointed: 2/17/2022  Current Appointment: 2/17/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2024  Number of Terms:

Aubrey Williams Residency Req: At-Large  Special Representation: Orange County/Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce 
First Appointed: 12/7/2020  Current Appointment: 12/7/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 12/31/2023  Number of Terms: