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About Us

Southern Delaware Tourism is the destination marketing organization (DMO) for Sussex County, Delaware and operates as a 501(c)6 non-profit busniess. Funding for the DMO is derived from the State of Delaware's Public Accomodations Tax.

Our Vision

By collaborating with community stakeholders, SDT will position Sussex County, Delaware to thrive as a premier travel destination.

Our Mission

To support and encourage the identification, development, and promotion of sustainable, year-round tourism in Southern Delaware that contributed to economic growth and improves the quality of life.

Board of Directors

Bethany-Fenwick Area:

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

Jamie Hayman, Hayman Creative Promotional Products Agency, Inc

Kristin Lang-Miller, Forever Media Inc.

Delaware Tourism Office:

Jessica Welch, Delaware Tourism Office Director

Greater Georgetown:

Linda Price, Director of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Scott Anthony, Money Mailer of Delaware

Lewes:

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

Nicole Rogers, Executive Director of the Milford Museum

Morgan Edgar, Hospitality & Tourism DECA Advisor

Millsboro:

Nancy Pinera, WSFS Bank

Mike Dunmyer, US Wind

Milton:

Karen Falk, Executive Director of the Milton Chamber of Commerce

Kevin Thompson, Edward Jones

Bonnie Hall, Nanticoke Indian Association. Current SDT Chairperson

Rehoboth Beach:

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

Drew DiFonzo, Vice President of Operations, TKO Hospitality

Benjamin Gray, Area General Manager at The Bellmoor Inn and Spa, Bethany Beach Ocean Suites & Hotel Bethany Beach, Past 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, Current SDT Co-Chairperson

SDT Accountant:

Fred Mast, Jefferson, Urian, Doane & Sterner

SDT Staff:

Scott Thomas, Executive Director

Tina Coleman, Communications Manager

Lana O'Hollaren, Marketing Manager

Morgan Lacy-Adams, Marketing Specialist

SDT Mailing Address:

Southern Delaware Tourism

P.O. Box 240

Georgetown, DE 19947

SDT Shipping/Physical Address:

Southern Delaware Tourism

827 East Market St.

Georgetown, DE 19947

Board Committee Rosters

Advocacy

Drew DiFonzo (Chair)

Bonnie Hall

Lauren Weaver

Matt Parker

Ben Gray

Carol Everhart

Terry Carson

Morgan Edgar

Awards

Morgan Edgar (Chair)

Bonnie Hall

Matt Parker

Maggie Lingo

Ben Gray

Drew DiFonzo

Jamie Hayman

Kristin Miller

Nicole Rogers

Finance

Jamie Hayman

Bonnie Hall

Matt Parker

Ben Gray

Bill Pfaff

Fred Mast

Mike Dunmyer

Investment

Matt Parker (Chair)

Lauren Weaver

Fred Mast

Jamie Hayman

Terry Carson

Kevin Thompson

Marketing

Bonnie Hall (Chair)

Jo Schmeiser

Linda Price

Carol Everhart

Maggie Lingo

Nicole Rogers

Kristin Miller

Karen Falk

Jessica Welch

Policies & Procedures

Ben Gray (Chair)

Bonnie Hall

Matt Parker

Betsy Reamer

Carol Everhart

Lauren Weaver

Jamie Hayman

Karen Falk

Nancy Pinera

View our most recent Annual Report at this link.