BOARD of DIRECTORS

  • Marlene Cox, President

  • Mark Brehm, Vice President

  • Eddie Nelson, Treasurer-Secretary

  • Lisa Marshal

  • Monica Johnson 

  • Rachel Phelps

  • Rich Wolcott

  • Brian Latta, Exo-officiate, Dallas City Manager

  • Brian Dalton, Exo-officiate, Dallas City Mayor

STAFF

Melanie Fisher, Executive Director

Design Team

Organization Team

Plays role in helping shape physical image of Main Street as a place attractive to shoppers, investors, business owners and residents. 

* Providing good design education & advice

* planning Main Street development

* Link business owners to available incentives & targeting key projects

* Steward of public spaces within district.

* Facilitating rehabilitation of existing private buildings & creation of new buildings.

Enhancing walk-ability and ambience of district.

- Beauticication / Building Facade / Streetscape / Parking / Signage

Plays role in helping shape physical image of Main Street as a place attractive to shoppers, investors, business owners and residents. 

* Providing good design education & advice

* planning Main Street development

* Link business owners to available incentives & targeting key projects

* Steward of public spaces within district.

* Facilitating rehabilitation of existing private buildings & creation of new buildings.

Enhancing walk-ability and ambience of district.

- Beauticication / Building Facade / Streetscape / Parking / Signage

Economic Vitility Team

To understand the market, identify new market opportunities for the district, link business owners with available business assistance, find new market 

 * Understanding Market / Identify New Market opportunities / Link business owners with available resources and assistance. 

    - Knowledge of current economic condition

    - Identifying opportunities for market and growth

    - Strengthening existing and attracting new ones

    - Find viable uses for traditional main street buildings

    - Develop financial incentives & capital for business             development and possible rehabilitation.

    - Monitoring the economic performance of the district

Promotions Team

Geared toward promoting the downtown as the center of commerce, culture, and community life for residents and visitors alike. 

* Promoting downtown as enter of commerce,  culture and community life.

   - Understanding changing market  (shoppers and  competition).

    - Building on downtown assets

    - Creating image campaigns, retail promotions, and special events. 

    - Marketing downtown through branding, print materials and on-line.