Tourism Advisory Board

The Tourism Advisory Board advises the Tourism Development Authority, County Manager, and the Department of Travel and Tourism in the matters affecting tourism.  Please call (252) 435-2938 for information on meeting schedules and agendas.  Please note that agendas for future meetings will be set one week prior to the meeting date.

Tourism Advisory Board Members

  • Jay Bender: Corolla Outback Adventures
  • Keith Dix – Comcast
  • Mike Dianna – Bearded Face Productions
  • Wanda Beasley: BJ’s Carolina Cafe / Creative Catering by Wanda
  • Janice Farr: Sun Realty
  • Mike Martine: Eye Candy Digital Video
  • Suzanne Serianni: Corolla Light Resort

Tourism Development Authority Appointee

  • Bob White: Commissioner

Ex-officio Staff Members

  • Dan Scanlon: County Manager
  • Tameron Kugler: Director, Department of Travel & Tourism

This board consults with and advises the Tourism Development Authority, the County Manager, and the Department of Travel and Tourism in the matters affecting tourism: (a) the creation of a yearly County marketing plan; (b) the allocation of County occupancy tax; (c) the acceptance of any grant, gift, bequest or donation; (d) construction, equipping, operation, and maintenance of visitor centers; (e) advise in regard to other tourism facilities, recommend of tourism events.

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