WHY VOLUNTEER WITH THE DNA? WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

·  Make a positive impact on downtown and improve our quality of life

·  Try out new work and build up your resume: Social media ninja, marketing guru, bookkeeping.

·  Get the word out about your business. We will plug you in every e-blast we send and on our website.

·  Network with civic leaders and build relationships.

·  Make new friends and have fun!

COMMITTEES:

EVENTS

Events Committee Chair - Elaine McCarthy - mcg8rs@gmail.com 

·  Designed to expand membership and support local businesses through networking events at establishments within the DNA's membership geographic footprint.

·  Plans and executes regular (monthly) events and year end holiday community night event.

POLICY & URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Jesse Bailey: Committee Chair - jessej.bailey@gmail.com


Are you a policy geek? This is the place for you!

·  Deliverables: Contributes to DNA newsletter on City news and urbanism, and social media updates.

·  Researches local government policy and development news at city and county level

·  Attends public meetings and workshops (especially DAC, DDA board, and Southend neighborhood meetings)

·  informs board and Members on local government policy; communicates to board, membership, and media; advocates for downtown improvement.

 

Marketing

      

  • 1. Rick Zullo : rickzullo@gmail.com

  •  Creates innovative ways to help grow DNA membership by expanding our footprint in the downtown.  This is achieved through relationship building within the  businesses community and other local groups that we share similar goals and interests in our downtown core, as well as utilizing all social media channels to promote the organization.


MEMBERSHIP

Board member/Committee Chair - Tamara Sager - tamara_sager@hotmail.com

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  • Keeps membership records updated. Prints member cards and distributes. Liason between Condo Ambassador program and Board.

FINANCE & COMPLIANCE

Board member/Committee Chair Jesse Bailey: jessej.bailey@gmail.com

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  Provides up to date financials, and reconciling QB membership to Wild Apricot. Provides Treasurer’s report at monthly meeting.

  Minutes: Keeps meeting minutes. Acts as registered agent. Handles State of Florida documentation such as Articles of Incorporation amendments and Annual Report filing.

  Files DNA nonprofit tax return.

COMMUNICATIONS

1. Michael Cuevas : Committee Chair  - Michaelscuevas@gmail.com : 


  •  Responsible for sending the email blast to our member list regarding downtown topics, events, and relevant community matters that affect the quality of life for downtown residents and businesses. 



DOWNTOWN DEAL$      

1. Michael Cuevas

2. Elaine McCarthy

3.  Rick Zullo

  • Secures new deals from downtown merchants; ensures website reflects most recent list of merchant deals;
  • collaborates with communication committee on promotion of deals; distributes our marketing piece to businesses.


 

TASK FORCES

URBAN TREE CANOPY TASK FORCE

Jesse Bailey: Committee Chair - jessej.bailey@gmail.com

1. Margarita Yerastova - ladyenoki@gmail.com 

2. Susan Landeryou - susanlanderyou@yahoo.com

  • Plant trees in the downtown!
  • Develop a tree canopy fund and raise money to fill in empty spaces down with trees that will enhance sidewalks, and storefronts.      

Walkable City & Bike Share Task Force

  1. Jesse Bailey - jessej.bailey@gmail.com
  2. Margarita Yerastova - ladyenoki@gmail.com 

  • Help work with the city to identify, develop and work towards increasing our walkability score.  
  • Work with the city to improve infrastructure to support biking including a bike share program, more bike racks, and safer streets to encourage cycling. 
  • Help identify and find solutions to make our streets more pedestrian friendly including better lighting, better sidewalks, and better aesthetics.
  •  Find solutions to help calm traffic and/or reroute traffic to help encourage safer walking conditions and support local businesses.

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