The Visit High Point Board of Directors oversees the long-range economic strategies and fiduciary sustainability of Visit High Point. The eleven-member voting board represents diverse backgrounds and are appointed by the Guilford County Commissioners, High Point City Council, and Business High Point Chamber of Commerce. Interested candidates, should review the application and code of conduct. Completed applications will be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration by the Nominating and Board Development Committee of the board.
Mr. Dave Nicoletta
Restaurants Food & Beverage Service
Visit High Point has done some amazing work over the last several years and I am excited to join its efforts. We find ourselves balancing unprecedented and challenging times with tremendous growth and opportunity in our city. I look forward to contributing to both the comeback and the continued progress and the realization of High Point as one of North Carolina’s premier destinations.
Ms. Chris Amos
I’m proud to say I was born and raised in High Point, I have great passion for our great City and want to work collectively to make High Point strong for my family and future generations.
Mr. Tom Van Dessel
At Large Chamber of Commerce
I am honored to serve on the board of Visit High Point, and together with my role at HPxD I am excited to help improve High Point’s appeal as a great community to live in and as a year-round destination to visit.
Mr. Derek Cress
Accommodations with fewer than 100 rooms
Consistent feedback from community members and businesses is essential to the growth of High point as we continue to grow and reinvest in development throughout the city. I hope that I can be an asset to encouraging growth and community engagement through small business upstart and motivation of young professionals.
Ms. Brandi Crumley
A strong sense of community and a commitment to residents, makes a city desirable and I’m proud to say High Point provides this. I’m honored to be a part of this community and look forward to helping with the commitment Visit High Point has established for this wonderful city.
Commissioner Carlvena Foster
My work as a board member is to actively engage in and support a flexible, diversified, accessible, effective and well-marketed space to attract, educate, and create an amazing and memorable tourism experience for visitors, while working collaboratively with local stakeholders to increase revenue and promote continued economic growth in High Point.
Ms. Amoy Lindo-Coleman
Accommodations with more than 100 rooms
The idea that to be in the hospitality industry is to have a servant’s heart is something that resonates with me. This has inspired my drive over all these years in hospitality. Being part of the Visit High Point Board has opened another opportunity to serve my community and visitors alike. I am excited to be here.
Mrs. Monica Peters
I am absolutely delighted to join the Visit High Point Board. During the last six years that I have served on city council, I have watched this team grow and truly highlight our cities amazing assets! As our city continues to soar, I’m excited to be part of Visit High Point as the opportunities to offer more amazing experiences continue to unfold!
Ms. Erin Rogers-Barker
Arts & Tourism
I am honored to serve as the Arts & Tourism leader on the board to further the growth of both in our wonderful city. Making the arts more accessible and reflective of our community invigorates our public spaces and showcases the diversity that make High Point great.
Ms. Lyndsey D. Ayers
High Point University
It is an honor to serve on the Visit High Point Board of Directors. This board provides key information and updates regarding our city and its growth and I have a strong desire to stay informed. I also look forward to connecting community leaders with High Point University.
Ms. Rachel Collins
Business High Point Chamber
This is such an amazing and exciting time for High Point. The revitalization that is occurring is unparalleled and is creating a true destination for individuals and families to visit, work, and live.
Ms. Dorothy Darr
Tourism is a vital part of High Point’s economy.
Ms. Sandy Dunbeck
High Point EDC
Sharing all the assets of the great City of High Point with visitors is such important work. Visit High Point staff and board members are excellent resources in positioning and promoting High Point 365 days a year.
Mr. A Doyle Early Jr.
Visit High Point will have a pivotal role in promoting and bringing visitors to newly developed events and activities at Truist Stadium, Congdon Yards, and the Nido and Mariana Qubein Children’s Museum, as well as the new HPU Arena and Conference Center.
Mr. Pete Fisch
High Point Rockers Baseball
High Point has a wonderful story to tell. Each time we attract a visitor to High Point for whatever reason, we get another chance to tell that story.
Ms. Jenni Lynch
Arts & Tourism Attractions
Past Chair Ex-Officio
We want to position High Point as a destination that visitors will enjoy and that our community will want to promote.
Ms. Rebekah McGee
Forward High Point
Ms. Tammy Nagem
High Point Market Authority and Visit High Point are perfect partners in ensuring our city is poised to welcome 75,000 guests from around the globe twice a year for the largest home furnishings tradeshow in the world. I am excited to be a part of the city-wide efforts to recruit and service other events and visitors as we reimagine High Point.
Mr. Lee Tillery
High Point Parks & Recreation
I hope I can assist with partnerships between Visit High Point and High Point Parks and Recreation to enhance tourism utilizing our parks, venues and athletic complexes. This benefits us all and our dedication to working together only makes High Point even more of a destination.
Ms. Melody Burnett
Visit High Point President
Our work focuses on the transactional and transformational attributes of tourism and destination development. The need for our city to be competitive in the marketplace, is important for continued success.
Mr. John Paul McLaughlin
Visit High Point
I am truly honored to serve as the Secretary of the Board for this dynamic organization, where innovation and collaboration pave the way for new opportunities. It is such a privilege to be part of a team dedicated to creating avenues for growth, fostering positive change, and shaping a future of success. As we navigate challenges and embrace possibilities, I am inspired by the collective commitment to excellence that defines our shared journey.
Staff Non-Voting Members
Ms. Nancy Bowman
Vice President of Branding
Visit High Point Staff
I love being a witness to the overall growth we are seeing in our city and excited that I can promote new experiences to the outside world as we invite visitors to “make yourself at home.”
Ms. Dana East
Events Development Manager
Visit High Point Staff
Being apart of the Visit High Point team is an honor and being a vital part of High Point’s growth is an extreme privilege. I am looking forward to creating experiences that our locals can promote and our visitors can enjoy. This is an exciting time for the City of High Point.