• THE TEAM

    The Doers.

    Tara Bradshaw, Executive Director, Downtown Dublin, GA

    Idea Guru

    Tara Bradshaw

    Tara is downtown's yes-girl, rock star, chief do-er, and biggest fan. Her can-do attitude and adventurous spirit have fostered many ideas -- and turned them into a reality. As the Executive Director, Tara oversees DDA's many projects and is always working to engage and attract entrepreneurs, artists, and visitors into downtown. Tara and her husband Matthew are raising two children, a girl and a boy, and they both hope to create a place their children will be proud to call home. Tara's favorite day is farmers market Saturday at Market on Madison.

     

    Reach out to Tara for information about the variety of business development tools and resources DDA offers to prospective developers and business owners. Or, if you have an awesome new idea on how to make downtown even better!

    Elizabeth Coleman, Program Manager, Downtown Dublin, GA

    Chief Creative

    Elizabeth Coleman

    She has a Theatre Arts degree and she's not afraid to use it. Liz joined the DDA team in early 2017 as the Theatre Director and DDA Program Manager. She oversees the operation of Theatre Dublin, Market on Madison, the Carnegie, and plans fantastic events like First Friday "Art Comes Alive." If that isn't enough, Liz is an incredible, formally-trained vocalist and actress. She's also our resident comedian and big dreamer. There isn't much this powerhouse can't accomplish to make downtown a great place to be. Liz's favorite events are the First Friday concerts, especially our kick off every year at

    St. Patrick's Pig in the Park.

     

    Reach out to Liz for information about DT's events and venues -- and to learn how to become a Downtown Doer!

  • DUBLIN DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

    The Suits.

    Board of Directors

    "Downtown is the hub of the entire Laurens County community. Taking care of and investing in it has been and will continue to be one of the single greatest investments we can make to ensure that our entire community grows. A vibrant and growing downtown will continue to attract industry and new residents to our community and ensure commerce thrives."

    -Spence Mullis

    Chair

    Morris Bank

     

    "I am proud to be part of a group of people that are focused on making downtown Dublin a great 'destination.' From the Carnegie Library all the way to the Skyscraper, Downtown Dublin has come to life with great shops and restaurants. It has been a great partnership between City, County, and private investments. I highly recommend visiting as often as you can."

    -Rob Miller

    Vice-Chair

    Duncan Tire Company

     

    Clara Guyton

    Secretary

    Claire's U-Neek Boutique

     

    Priscilla Adams-Smith

    Treasurer

    Georgia Military College

     

    Bill Brown

    Liaison

    Dublin City Council

     

    Josh Crews

    Member

    Bank of Dudley

     

    “I’ve watched Downtown Dublin transform over the past ten years or so from a struggling outdated district to a vibrant progressive cultural scene. Strong architectural and aesthetic choices have driven the success and that is evidenced not only by the visual beauty of downtown but by the sounds and energy of the growing numbers of people eating, shopping, and living there.”

    - Jack Walker

    Member

    Little House Self Storage

     

    Jerry Pitts

    Member

    Pitts Toyota

     

    Brenda Chain

    Liaison

    Laurens County Board of Commissioners

     

    "Historic preservation and business development aren’t mutually exclusive…in fact, they can be one and the same."

    Jeff Davis

    Laurens County Board of Commissioners

     

    Jennifer Shaffer

    Chamber of Commerce Liaison

    Deano's Italian

     

    Ted Short

    Chamber of Commerce Liaison

    Fairview Park Hospital

     

    " The community, and in particular, our local governments, have wisely invested tax dollars into making our downtown one which any city would yearn to have. With unlimited moral and generous financial support from our citizens, businesses and local governments , the future of downtown Dublin and our imagination of what we can become has no limit. "

    -Scott Thompson, Sr.

    Legal Counsel

    Historian, Long-time supporter of Downtown Dublin

    Scott Thompson Law Office

  • DDA Board Meetings

    DDA Board Meetings

    DDA meets once a month and all meetings are open to the public. Join us anytime.

    Meeting Schedule -- the board meets the second Friday of each month at 8:15 am in the sixth floor conference room of GMC Dublin, 200 S. Jefferson Street.

     

    NOTICE: The February meeting of the Dublin DDA has been rescheduled to February 15, 2019 at 8:15 am. The meeting will take place in the Bank of Dudley board room at 200 W. Jackson Street.

    agenda & minutes

    Please email tara@dtdublin.com for a copies of agendas, minutes, or treasurer's reports. Documents are available via email 24 hours prior to public meeting.

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