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 Executive Director with resources to meet the needs of the Annual Destination Marketing Plan & Program of Work.

Seat 1 - Pam Brown, 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, Pam Brown | Emails to members of the Board are routed through the Clerk to the Board - click HERE

2023 Board of Directors Meetings

DATE LOCATION TIME AGENDA MINUTES
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Jan 2023  Dec 2022 Min Jan 2023 Min
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Feb 2023 Feb 2023 Min
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Mar 2023 Mar 2023 Min
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Apr 2023 Apr 2023 Min
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM May 2023 May 2023 Min
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Jun 2023 Jun 2023 Min
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Aug 2023 Aug 2023 Min
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Sep 2023 Sep 2023 Min
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Oct 2023 Oct 2023 Min
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Phillip D. Kemp Meeting Room | 500 Albemarle Rd, Asheboro 2:00 PM Nov 2023 Nov 2023 Min
Wednesday, December 13, 2023  TBD

12:00 PM

Dec 2023 Dec 2023 Min

Click Here for Randolph County Tourism Development Authority's 2022 - 2023 Proposed Budget

Meet Our 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/Clerk to the Board

 

O: (336) 626-0364, ext 105

 

M: (336) 465-1590

 

Email - click HERE

 

Annette Cagle, Director of Visitor Services & Information | I-73/74 Visitor Centers

O: (336) 626-0364, ext 108

M: (336) 964-9150 

Email - click HERE


Melody Varner, Tourism Marketing Coordinator

O: (336) 626-0364, ext 101

M: (336) 465-6014

Email - click HERE

 

Vacant, Digital Content Coordinator

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O: (336) 626-0364, ext 103

Email - click HERE

 

Doyle Craven, Tourism Services Coordinator

O: (336) 626-0364

 

      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