Convention Center Authority

Meetings


  • 12:00 Noon
  • The last Thursday of each month
  • Durham Convention Center
    201 Foster Street
    Durham, NC 27701

Members


  • Lewis H. Myers
  • Jason Friday
  • Darah R. Whyte

City Staff Person


About the Authority


The authority:
  • Administers, oversees and evaluates the performance of the management company and other contractors under the management agreement or any other contracts pertaining to operation, management or maintenance of the facility
  • Employs independent contractors
  • Helps determine rates for the use of the facility
  • Helps formulate policies and procedures for the operation and use of the facility
  • Reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations to the governing bodies regarding the annual operating budget and related reports, and authorizes expenditures of funds for operations, repairs, insurance and other costs.

Membership


In making appointments to the Convention Center Authority, priority will be given to having a balance of people who have at least 5 years of business management, legal, accounting or other pertinent experience. This may include experience with budgets, sales and marketing plans or business contracts.

The authority consists of 7 members. 3 of which are appointed by the City Council. Members serve without compensation and must live within the corporate city limits. City and County taxes must not reflect any delinquency at the time of submission of the application.

More Information


For County Commissioner appointments, contact the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners at 919-560-0025.