HOW WE DO THE WORK
Meets monthly ON THE 1ST wed 4 PM AT THE EGAD OFFICE
The design committee focuses on the overall design and physical condition of the district. It seeks to create a safe, inviting environment for shoppers, workers, and visitors while preserving the historic character of the area. An appealing atmosphere conveys a positive message about the commercial district. We encourage smart rehabilitation and appropriate new construction and educating and safeguarding the overall branding of the arts district, its events, print collateral and all things visible.
Chair: Andrew Roman
MEETS AS NEEDED
The organization committee establishes consensus and cooperation by building partners among the various groups that have a stake in the arts district. Our goal is to collaborate among these stakeholders to provide a stable base of members, sponsors and volunteers to grow a strong community.
Chair: Tina Murray
MEETS AS NEEDED (EVENT PLANNING COMMITTEES MEET ON THEIR OWN SCHEDULES)
The promotion committee tells EGAD’s story to the surrounding area. It communicates the community's unique characterisitics, cultural traditions, architecture, history and activities to shoppers, investors, artists, potential businesses and property owners, and visitors. The promotion committee is instrumental in planning various events in the arts district throughout the year.
Co-Chair: Teresa Beard and Matt Vacquez
ECONOMIC VITALITY COMMITTEE
MEETS MONTHLY ON THE SECOND FRIDAY 4:30 PM AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS
The economic vitality committee works to strengthen the district's economic assets while diversifying its economic base. It focuses on business attraction and retention to provide a balanced commercial mix the market can support. Our goal is to build a commercial district that responds to the needs of today’s consumers while maintaining the community’s historic character.
Chair: Brian Stephens