Board Meetings

Location of HCTDA Board Meetings will be determined on a monthly basis due to the status of government recommendations on gatherings. Meetings are at 9:00am

The Haywood County TDA will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed 23-24 TDA budget, Wednesday, May 31st at the TDA office at 1110 Soco Rd. Maggie Valley

Proposed 2023-2024 Budget

2023 HCTDA Board Meeting Dates
January 25th – Organizational Meeting & Election of Chair & Vice Chair
February 22nd – Regular Meeting
March 22nd – Board Retreat (tentative)
April 26th – Regular Meeting
May 11th – National Travel & Tourism Week Luncheon
May 24th – Annual budget forum – presentation of 23/24 TDA Budget and Public Comment
June 28th – Regular Meeting

July – No meeting
August 23rd – Regular Meeting
September 27th – Regular Meeting, report on year end numbers
October – No Meeting
November 29th – Regular Meeting
December 13th – No Meeting – TDA Board & Staff Holiday Event

HCTDA Board Members

Terms Expiring in 2023
Chris Corbin, Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa
Category: More Than 20 Units

Tammy Wight, Clarketon Motel
Category: 20 Units or Less

Gail Mull, Town of Canton
Category: Town of Canton

Jon Feichter, Town of Waynesville
Category: Town of Waynesville

Terms Expiring in 2024

Melissa Clark, Blue Mountain Realty Group
Category: 20 Units or Less

Twinkle Patel, Milestone Hospitality Inc.
Category: More Than 20 Units

Kelsie Baker, Boojum Brewing
Category: Tourist Related Business

Jim Owens, Town of Maggie Valley
Category: Town of Maggie Valley

Terms Expiring in 2025
Mike Huber, Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center
Category: More Than 20 Units

Jeff Hillis, Buffalo Creek Vacations
Category: 20 Units or Less

Scot Blair, The Scotsman Public House
Category: Tourist Related Business

Dr. Shelley White , Haywood Community College
Category: Town of Clyde

Ex-Officio (Non-Term Based)
Kristian Owen
Haywood County Interim Director of Finance

David Francis
Economic Development Commission

Jennifer Best
Haywood County Commissioner

HCTDA Board Chair
Chris Corbin, Waynesville Inn & Golf Club

Executive Director of HCTDA
Corrina Ruffieux, Visit NC Smokies