Are you an early morning person? Interested in Downtown’s evolution? Like to interact with political heavy-hitters? Chapel Hill’s Downtown Partnership, a confederation of UNC, Town and business interests, is looking for two new members.

ALL CALL

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership has two available board positions beginning July 1, 2006.

The first is a Town of Chapel Hill appointed position. It is a three year term, running July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2009. Eligible applicants are downtown property owners that contribute to the Municipal Service District Tax. Town Council will appoint this position on June 26, 2006.

The second is a CHDP board appointed position. It is a one-year term, running July 1, 2006-June 30, 2007. Anyone can apply for this position. The Board will appoint this position in June 28, 2006.

To apply for either position – please go to http://www.chapelhilldowntownpartnership.com/ and link onto the link at the bottom of the page for the application. The application should be sent to the Town Clerk’s office ASAP.

Liz Parham

Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership
308 West Rosemary Street, Suite 202
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 967-9440 office
(919) 967-9475 fax

They’re soliciting two members though the terms of Fine, Perry and Alexander, at least based on the website are up. Also, UNC representative Suttenfield is moving on to greener pastures.

[ UPDATE: ] Via Liz Parham – UNC has appointed Steve Allred and Linda Convissor to replace Nancy Suttenfield and Roger Perry.

Downtown Property Owner

J. Allen Fine
112 Carolina Forest
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Appointed: 6/14/04
Term Expires: 6/30/06

Downtown Business Owner

Tom Tucker
1289 North Fordham Blvd., Suite 400
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Appointed: 6/14/04
Term Expires: 6/30/07

Town Member

Andrea Rohrbacher, Chair
145 Dixie Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Appointed: 6/14/04
Term Expires: 6/30/08

Town Member

Kevin Foy
19 Oakwood Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Appointed: 2/14/05
Term Expires: 6/30/07

University Member

Roger Perry
190 Finley Golf Course Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Appointed: 5/13/04
Term Expires: 6/30/06

University Member

Nancy Suttenfield
Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration
300 South Building, CB #1000
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1000
Appointed: 5/13/04
Term Expires: 6/30/08

Other Member

Lex Alexander
426 Whitehead Circle
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Appointed: 7/27/05
Term Expires: 6/30/06

Executive Director

Elizabeth Parham
308 West Rosemary Street, Suite 202
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(O) 967-9440; (F) 967-9475
chdowntown@bellsouth.net

From the Town’s website:

Mission

The mission of the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership (CHDP) is to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote the downtown as the social, cultural and spiritual center of Chapel Hill structure through economic development.

Structure

The CHDP is a 501 (c) 3 not-for profit corporation established by the Town of Chapel Hill and funded by the Town and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The CHDP has seven (7) board members: four (4) are appointed by the Town of Chapel Hill (2 at-large, 1 downtown property owner, 1 downtown merchant); two (2) are appointed by the University, and one (1) at large member appointed by the other six board members.

Meetings

The CHDP meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month from 7:30-9:00 a.m. in the Bill Cherry Board Room at the Bank of America building. Ample Parking is available in the Wallace Deck located off of Rosemary Street. Enter the back door of the Bank of America Building from the alley/parking deck, and the board room is just to the right once you enter the building.

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