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Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

Thomson-McDuffie County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) works collaboratively with local partners and uses its resources to execute marketing, sales and customer service programs that will deliver more visitors to Thomson-McDuffie County throughout the year.  We provide tourism industry leadership locally and we create awareness within our community of the value of tourism and the products and services that we offer to our visitors.  

Number of positions available: 6
Terms are for 3 years beginning January 2020

Nominees must either live or work in McDuffie County and you may nominate yourself.

All completed nomination forms must be returned to the Thomson-McDuffie County CVB office by 4:00pm on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Each nomination MUST include a brief explanation of why this person is a good candidate for the position.  

Nominations can be submitted to the Thomson-McDuffie County CVB office either in person at 149 Main Street Thomson, Ga 30824, via online form or by email to no later than 4:00pm on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Board of Director Responsibilities  

Time Commitment: Directors are required to attend eight regular scheduled Board meetings plus the Annual Luncheon within a 12 month period. Directors may also be required to attend a full day orientation/strategic planning session at the start of each term in addition to representing Thomson-McDuffie County CVB at various community events and meetings. Directors may from time to time be asked to participate on committees and task forces outside of the regular scheduled meetings.

Board meetings are held at 9:00 am on the fourth Thursday of the month at the CVB office at 149 Main St. Thomson, GA 30824.

Board Mission

To develop quality programs that market and sell Thomson-McDuffie County as a business, leisure, recreation, arts and history destination to regional and national visitors that favorably impacts new tourism spending.

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The Thomson-McDuffie County Convention & Visitors Bureau is located in the heart of downtown Thomson. Feel free to send us an email or call if we can be of any assistance. We look forward to seeing you in Thomson-McDuffie County.

Thomson-McDuffie County CVB
149 Main Street
Thomson, GA 30824
Business hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm


2019 Board of Directors

Bonnie McCorkle, Chairman

Mark Rodgers

Lewis Boykin

Alan George

Caroline Richardson

Richard Harrington

Cheryl D’Carlo

Ex Officios

Mandy Barnhardt, Ga Dept of Economic Development

2019 Meeting Dates

January 24

February 28

March 28

April 25

May 23

June 27

July (No Meeting)

August 15

September (No Meeting)

October 24

November 21

December (TBD Annual Luncheon)