Tourism Committee

Overview

The Tourism Committee shall act as an advocate for the local tourism industry, and provide advice to staff and the Board of Supervisors. Specifically, they shall provide input on budgeting and tourism initiatives, lobby for tourism interests when needed, and network with other organizations to facilitate coordination of programs.

Meetings

  • 9 a.m.
  • 1st Thursday of every other month

Member Details

The committee shall be comprised of seven to twelve members from the following sectors:

  • Board of Supervisors
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Food industry
  • Gloucester Museum of History
  • Historical attractions
  • Historical Committee
  • Lodging industry
  • Main Street Association
  • One at-large member with strong interest in tourism
  • Realtor/property management
  • Recreational industry
  • Retail-large
  • Retail-small

The Director of Parks, Recreation and Tourism or the Tourism Coordinator shall serve as a non-voting, ex-officio member to the Committee. Each member will serve a term of three years.

NamePositionPhoneEmailTerm Expiration
Eileen Gedicke, ChairRecreational Representative804-642-4316Email Eileen Gedicke
12/31/2019
Denise Hutchins, Vice ChairLarge Retail Representative804-693-3966 x109Email Denise Hutchins
12/31/2019
 Jennifer CrittendenRealtor/Property Management Representative804-824-9614Email Jenny Crittenden
12/31/2019
Betty Jean DealMuseum of History Representative804-693-2659Email Betty Jean Deal
12/31/2020
Anne DyalHistorical Committee Representative804-693-8966
03/31/2021
Wilbur FloresLodging Representative804-693-9393Email Wilbur Flores12/31/2020
Jennifer HaggertyMain Street Association Representative804-695-0700Email Jennifer Haggerty
03/31/2021
Gary WardFood Industry Representative804-694-0057Email Gary Ward
05/31/2020
VacantHistorical Attraction Representative

12/31/2019
Gloria WilliamsChamber Representative804-693-2425Email Gloria Williams
02/28/2022
Michael R. WinebargerBOS Representative804-693-7922Email Mike Winebarger
12/31/2019
Katey LeggDirector of Parks, Recreation and Tourism804-693-2355Email Katey Legg
N/A

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Related Documents

Tourism Committee Bylaws

More information

For more information contact the Parks, Recreation and Tourism office at 804-693-2355.