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Board of Directors & Staff



CCEDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS:


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Michael Harleman, President

First Northern Bank & Trust





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Patricia Handwerk, Vice-President

The Harry Packer Mansion





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Patrick Reilly, Treasurer

Mauch Chunk Trust





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Jared McEvoy, Secretary

The Equinox Agency





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Carol Obando-Derstine

PPL





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Mark Sverchek

Mark Sverchek Insurance





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Ronald Tirpak

Carbon Engineering





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Joe Russo

PenTeleData





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Barbara Franzosa

Smith Partnership





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Barbara Green

Blue Mountain Ski Area





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Craig Zurn

Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank





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Girvin Janicki

Walmart





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Larrisa M. Verta

Lehigh Carbon Coummunity College





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Wayne Nothstein

Carbon County Board of Commissioners





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Jane Seblin, Solicitor

Sebelin Law Offices





CCEDC STAFF:



534Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director/Vice President, Northern Region

alice_wanamaker2Alice Wanamaker, Assistant Vice President, Northern Region


khenderson_headshotKathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development

537Linda Rex, Administrative Assistant

Carbon County Hotel Tax Grant

 -DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS DECEMBER 30, 2017- CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

Next Deadlines for Submission are February 28th & September 30th.

 

Room Tax Allocation Committee (RTAC) 
As Authorized by: The Office of the Carbon County Commissioners

 

The Carbon County Commissioners have delegated to the RTAC certain responsibilities concerning the solicitation, evaluation and recommendation of tourism-related projects to be funded in part by proceeds from the Hotel Room Tax imposed throughout the County.


This Committee has developed and submitted to the Office of the County of Commissioners a protocol that include: general guidelines, guidelines, application criteria and an evaluation procedure.

General Guidelines

 

1. Twice annually, the RTAC will provide releases to the media and place advertisements informing eligible non-profit organizations in Carbon County of the availability of grants for tourism-related projects (that primarily bring tourists into Carbon County and encourage overnight stays) and soliciting their inquiries.

2. The RTAC will provide an application to interested organizations together with a timetable of deadlines for submission.

3. Following each deadline, the RTAC will convene to evaluate all applications that have been received and will record its recommendations for funding. 

4.The RTAC will send the report to the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Inc. (PMVB) for final approval per ACT 18.

5. Invoices from vendors for marketing expenditures will be sent directly to PMVB for payment up to the amount approved by the RTAC.

6. Funding recipients will be required to submit a summary of all expenditures and pertinent project information to the RTAC within 12 months of the conclusion of the funded project.

7. PMVB Branding guidelines will be provided. Branding materials should be added to print/digital advertising including, but not limited to, websites, billboards and brochures. Any questions should be directed to Brian Bossuyt, Director of Marketing (PMVB) bbossuyt@poconos.org 570-421-5791 x 3120.

8. Upon approval of funding, marketing invoices should be sent to Staci Barkalow, CFO (PMVB) staci@poconos.org for payment.

Please be sure to indicate the organizations name along with your contact information on each marketing invoice.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS DECEMBER 30, 2017.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION