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Board Members and Meeting Schedule


Macon-Bibb County Representative:                                     Appointed by Commission

Mayor Pro Tem Seth Clark                                                        Mayor Appointee


Elected by the Visit Macon Membership:

Hotel Owners or General Managers: 

Kathy Martin, Macon Marriott City Ctr                                     3 years           

Nancy Lott, Town Place Suites                                                  3 years           11-1-19/6-30-21


Attraction Directors:

Yash Patel, Macon Beer Company                                             3 years           7-1-19/6-30-21

Jamie Weatherford, Rock Candy Tours                                      3 years           7-1-20/6-30-23

Justin Andrews, Otis Redding Foundation                                  3 years            7-1-20/6-30-23

Susan Welsh, Museum of Arts & Sciences                                 3 years           7-1-19/6-30-21


Tourism Entity including restaurants, retail, antiques etc:

Tina Dickson, Ingleside Village Pizza                                         3 years           7-1-18/6-30-21


Community Leaders:

Patricia Gibbs, Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia    3 years           7-1-20/6-30-23

Jamilah Stuart, Edgars Hospitality

Susan Mitchell, Bibb County Schools                                         3 years           7-1-19/6-30-21


Executive Committee:

Chair:                          Patty Gibbs                                                    

Vice Chair:                  Tina Dickson

Secretary/Treasurer:  Jamilah Stuart

Past Chair:                  Susan Welsh


Ex-Efficio/Non-Voting Members

David Aiello, Macon Centreplex/Spectra Management    

Gary Wheat, Visit Macon President & CEO

Yvonne Williams, Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

Stacy Moore, International Cherry Blossom Festival


Executive Committee and Board Meetings 2022


February 17, 2022 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm via Zoom Meeting

April 21, 2022 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm – TBA

June 16, 2022 – Board of Directors Retreat and Board Meeting – TBA

August 18, 2022 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm – TBA

October 20, 2022 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm – TBA

December 8, 2022 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm and Member Holiday Party – TBA


*Meetings are subject to change due to COVID-19.