Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center and Tourism Authority

Board Members Appointed by Term Expiration
Commissioner Joyce Evans Lowndes County December 31, 2023
Tim Carroll City of Valdosta December 31, 2023
Michael Smith Lowndes County December 31, 2023
Richard Oelkers City of Valdosta December 31, 2021
Rick Williams Lowndes County December 31, 2021
Rob Evans City of Valdosta December 31, 2022
Jonathan Vigue Lowndes County December 31, 2022
Chris Jones City of Valdosta December 31, 2023

Legislatively created to support and direct the tourism efforts, members supervise a hired General Manager. The authority meets at regularly called meetings that are open to the public. Members serve a three year term and are appointed by Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta. The authority is also responsible for the operation of the James H. Rainwater Conference Center. For more information, contact President and CEO David DeSalvo at the Rainwater Conference Center at 229-245-0513.

Lowndes County Board/Agency Appointee Information Sheet