Monday, July 4, 2022

WDI accepting board member applications

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Wilmington Downtown Inc. is accepting board member applications through Wednesday, May 25, 4 p.m.

The organization, a public-private partnership with the City of Wilmington, is a nonprofit that works toward promoting economic growth and development in downtown Wilmington. It is governed by a 38-member board, 23 of which are elected and 15 appointed, representing constituency groups.

Members serve two-year terms. Interested applicants must be prepared to attend quarterly meetings, held on the fourth Wednesday of the first month of the quarter at 4 p.m. (cannot miss more than two consecutive meetings). Members also must make a personal contribution of $100 to the annual fund each year.

Other requirements include:

  • Assist with WDI’s ongoing advocacy efforts with local and state officials, as requested
  • Network with other stakeholders about WDI programs and initiatives, and participate in one of WDI’s committees as needed
  • Assist with WDI fundraising efforts

Interested parties can click here to apply.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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