Lenoir Tourism Development Authority

About the board

The Lenoir Tourism Development Authority (LTDA) works to promote, solicit, and encourage tourism in the City of Lenoir, and to provide services related to tourism. LTDA was granted power by City Council to manage funds generated from the local Hotel Occupancy Tax. LTDA using those funds to support local events and to promote tourism in the City.


The LTDA meets at 4:00 pm on the second Thursday of every month on the third floor of City Hall, 801 West Ave. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645. Meetings are open to the public.


Members serve four-year terms. Terms run from July 1 to June 30.

Member Name - Term Expires

  • Dana Clark, Chair - 2026
  • Karin Davidson - 2027
  • Brenda Floyd - 2027
  • Angela Johnson - 2024
  • Jesse Plaster - 2025
  • Matthew Underwood - 2025
  • Glenda Wilson - 2026
  • Kaylynn Horn, Ex-officio, Downtown Economic Development Director
  • Donna Bean, Ex-officio, Finance Director

Apply for Funds

The LTDA welcomes proposals for special projects funding that are designed for the purpose of attracting tourists and tourism investment to the City of Lenoir. Both for profit and non-profit organizations may apply for project funding. The LTDA Board reviews requests for funding twice annually, typically at the first LTDA meeting following July 31, and the first LTDA meeting following January 31.