Events and Attractions Update

Macon is currently hosting the Virtual Cherry Blossom Experience! However, some other events and attractions may be cancelled due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). View the full list of partner and attraction updates here.
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Board Members and Meeting Schedule

Members

Macon-Bibb County Representative:             Appointed by Commission

Commissioner Larry Schlesinger - 3 years   7-1-18/6-30-21

 

Elected by the Visit Macon Membership:

Hotel Owners or General Managers: 

Matthew Jennings, Courtyard Macon - 3 years   7-1-17/6-30-20

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

Jan Beeland - 3 years   7-1-17/6-30-20

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, Ronald McDonald House - 3 years   7-1-17/6-30-20

Jamilah Stuart, Edgars Hospitality - 3 years   7-1-18/6-30-21

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

 

Executive Committee:

Chair:                          Patty Gibbs                                                    

Vice Chair:                  Tina Dickson

Secretary/Treasurer:  Matthew Jennings

Past Chair:                  Susan Welsh

 

Ex-Efficio/Non-Voting Members

David Aiello, Macon Centreplex/Spectra Management  

Gary Wheat, Macon CVB President & CEO

Yvonne Williams, Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

Stacy Moore, International Cherry Blossom Festival

 

Executive Committee and Board Meetings 2019-20

January 16, 2020– Executive Committee Meeting @ Cracker Barrel at 8:00 am

February 20, 2020 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm @ Visit Macon 3rd Floor Conference Room

March 11, 2020 – Executive Committee Meeting @ Cracker Barrel at 8:00 am

April 16, 2020 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm @ Visit Macon 3rd Floor Conference Room

May 21, 2020 – Executive Committee Meeting @ Cracker Barrel at 8:00 am

June, 2020– Board of Directors Retreat and Board Meeting – TBA

July 16, 2020 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm @ Visit Macon 3rd Floor Conference Room

August 12, 2020– Executive Meeting @ Cracker Barrel at 8:00 am

August, 2020– Annual Meeting @ TBA

September 17, 2020 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm @ Visit Macon 3rd Floor Conference Room

October 14, 2020 – Executive Committee Meeting @ Cracker Barrel at 8:00 am

December 3, 2020 – Board Meeting at 3:00 pm @ Visit Macon 3rd Floor Conference Room and Member Holiday Party – TBA

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