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About Us

Southern Delaware Tourism supports and encourages the identification, development and promotion of sustainable, year-round tourism in Southern Delaware that contributes to economic growth and improves the quality of life. Members of our Board of Directors are:

Bethany-Fenwick Area:

Lauren Weaver, Executive Director, Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce

Ron Derr, PKS & Company, P.A.

Delaware Tourism Office:

Elizabeth Keller, Delaware Tourism Office Representative

Greater Georgetown:

Nicole Wright, Executive Director, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Mary Susan Jones, General Manager, Microtel Inn & Suites


Betsy Reamer, Executive Director, Lewes Chamber of Commerce

Maggie Lingo, The Beacon Motel

Greater Milford:

Jo Schmeiser, Executive Director, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford

Claudia Leister, Executive Director, Milford Museum


Bonnie Hall, Nanticoke Indian Association. Current SDT Co-Chair


Anne Brown, Executive Director, Milton Chamber of Commerce

Marie Mayor, Owner, Lavender Fields Farm

Rehoboth Beach:

Carol Everhart, President & CEO, Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce

Rob Marshall, Owner, Atlantic Oceanside Dewey Beach Resort

Benjamin Gray, General Manager, Bellmoore Inn & Spa Current SDT Chairperson

Sussex County Government:

Bill Pfaff, Sussex County Economic Development Director

Western Sussex:

Terry Carson, Executive Director, Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce 

Matthew Parker, Lincoln Financial Advisors

SDT Accountant:

Fred Mast, Jefferson, Urian, Doane & Sterner

Advisory Members:

Janis Markopoulos, Delmarva Board Sports & Delmarva Discovery Tours

Josh Grapski, La Vida Hospitality Group

Wesley Paulson, Clear Space Theatre

Christopher Moody, Workforce Development at Delaware Technical Community College

View our most recent Annual Report at this link.