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About Randolph County Tourism Development Authority

Randolph County Tourism Development Authority

The Randolph County Tourism Development Authority is a public authority governed by the terms of special legislation granted by the N.C. General Assembly on July 28, 1997, as House Bill 337, An Act to Authorize Randolph County to Levy a Room Occupancy and Tourism Development Tax under the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act. The current occupancy tax rate is set at five percent. 

Board of Directors

Authority Board members, appointed by the Randolph County Board of Commissioners in accordance with House Bill 337, act as voting members of the Board with full authority and responsibility to determine policies, procedures, and regulations for the operation of the Authority in accordance with the N.C. Guidelines for Occupancy Tax Uniform Provisions; monitor the Authority's financial health, programs, and overall performance; and provide the Chief Executive Officer with resources to meet the needs of the Annual Destination Marketing Plan & Program of Work.

Seat 1 - Marianne Rowe, Daly Seven Hotels, representing the hotel/motel industry Seat 6 - David Caughron, Chairman, Hospice of Randolph, representing the Randleman Chamber
Seat 2 - Luke Hollingsworth, Holly Ridge Golf Links, representing the Archdale-Trinity Chamber Seat 7 - Rebecca Petty Moffitt, Vice-Chair, Petty Family Foundation & Attractions, representing the tourism industry-at-large
Seat 3 - Barbara Gallimore, The Flying Pig Food & Spirits, representing the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber Seat 8 - Shawn Patel, BAPS Hospitality, representing the hotel/motel industry
Seat 4 - Diane Villa, representing the North Carolina Zoo Seat 9 - Ross Holt, Randolph County Public Library, representing Randolph County Government
Seat 5 - Leslie Brown, Liberty Showcase Theater, representing the Liberty Chamber  

TDA Board of Directors

Pictured left to right: Barbara Gallimore, Ross Holt, Shawn Patel, Rebecca Petty Moffitt, Diane Villa,
David Caughron, Leslie Brown, Luke Hollingsworth; not pictured, Marianne Rowe | Emails to members of the Board are routed through the Clerk to the Board - click HERE

2020 Board of Directors Meetings

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Phillip Douglas Kemp Meeting Room, 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Jan 2020 Jan 2020 Min
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Phillip Douglas Kemp Meeting Room, 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Feb 2020  Feb 2020 Min 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Randolph County Public Library, 201 Worth St, Asheboro 2:00 PM Mar 2020 Mar 2020 Min
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Teleconference Board Meeting 2:00 PM Apr 2020 Apr 2020 Min
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro 2:00 PM May 2020 May 2020 Min
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 I-73/74 Visitor Center South, 4390 Interstate 73/74, Seagrove 2:00 PM Jun 2020 Jun 2020 Min
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 The Liberty Showcase Theater, 101 S Fayetteville St, Liberty 2:00 PM Aug 2020 Aug 2020 Min
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 *CANCELED* 2:00 PM Sep 2020 Sep 2020 Min
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 NC Cooperative Extension - Randolph County, 1003 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro 2:00 PM Oct 2020 Oct 2020 Min
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 NC Cooperative Extension - Randolph County, 1003 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro 2:00 PM Nov 2020 Nov 2020 Min
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Randolph County Administration Office Building - Training Room, 725 McDowell Rd, Asheboro

2:00 PM

Dec 2020 Dec 2020 Min

Click Here for Randolph County Tourism Development Authority's 2020 - 2021 Proposed Budget

Leadership Team

Amber Scarlett


Amber Scarlett, Executive Director


O: (336) 626-0364, ext 102


M: (336) 465-6981


Email - click HERE

Amber Skeen, Clerk to the Board


Amber Renee' Skeen, Director of Office Administration


O: (336) 626-0364, ext 105


M: (336) 465-1590


Email - click HERE

Collaboration Team

Kenny Kidd, Liaison to the Board of County Commissioners Clerk: (333) 318-6301 Email - click HERE
Suzanne Dale, Authority Finance Officer O: (336) 318-6617 Email - click HERE
Susan Dosier, DK Communications Group O: (704) 933-7481 Email - click HERE 
Richard Schoenberger, Manor House Graphics O: (336) 908-1315 Email - click HERE
Mike Southard, Triad Hosting, Inc O: (336) 497-1932 Email - click HERE

The Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the Randolph County Tourism Development Authority representing Archdale, Asheboro, Franklinville, Liberty, Ramseur, Randleman, Seagrove, Staley, and Trinity. | 500 Albemarle Road, Asheboro, North Carolina 27203 | Toll-Free Phone: (800) 626-2672 | Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

The Interstate 73/74 Visitor Centers are staffed and operated by the Randolph County Tourism Development Authority in cooperation with the NC Department of Transportation and are located one mile south of Seagrove on both North and Southbound lanes. For more information on the I-73/74 Visitor Centers, including location and staffing, go to this link: VISITOR CENTERS