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Community Development

Felicia Hart was appointed by Town Council on March 28, 2016 to serve as the Town’s Community Development Director.  Ms. Hart has a long career in communications and civic action.  Ms. Hart previously served as the Downtown Coordinator for the Town of Strasburg where she implemented programs based upon the Main Street Four Point Approach.  Ms. Hart has previously worked as a Marketing Communications Manager for American Woodmark Corporation and as a Marketing Assistant for First Bank.  She has served as the Executive Director for First Night Winchester and as the Marketing and Development Director for the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. 

The Community Development Director manages the outreach to existing Town businesses to enhance our business community.  The Director also works to foster enhanced communication among local groups to further community development goals.  The Director facilitates community development enhancing projects and acts as a liaison for community related events.  Additional services provided by the Community Development Director include assisting the EDA in identifying and recruiting new businesses, working with the Tourism Department to enhance the Town’s promotion and advertising efforts, and promoting the Virginia Main Street Four-Point Philosophy among local businesses.

The Community Development Director’s office is located on the first floor of the Town Administration Building.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 14 April 2016 14:39 )