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2024 Dare County Tourism Board

The Dare County Tourism Board (dba Outer Banks Visitors Bureau) is a 13-member governing board with the mission to increase overnight visitation of leisure, business, and other travel to Dare County’s Outer Banks in the less-than-peak months.  


DCTB - Monica Thibodeau

Town of Duck
Councilwoman Monica Thibodeau


Town of Kill Devil Hills
Commissioner Terry Gray


Dare County Commissioners
Wally Overman

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Outer Banks Restaurant Association
Mark Ballog


Town of Southern Shores
Councilman Mark Batenic

Mike Siers Nags Head Tourism Board

Town of Nags Head
Mayor Pro Tem Mike Siers

2023 tourism board

Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce
Richard Hess

DCTB - Tonia

Outer Banks Hotel/Motel Association
Tonia Cohen


Member At Large
Tess Judge

David Hines Tourism Board

Town of Kitty Hawk
Councilman David Hines

DCTB - Tod

Town of Manteo
Tod Clissold

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Outer Banks Association of Realtors
John Head

Dennis Tourism Board

Hatteras Island At Large
Dennis Robinson

2024 Steering Committee

  • Chair -  Monica Thibodeau
  • Vice Chair -  David Hines
  • Secretary -  Tonia Cohen
  • Treasurer -  Tod Clissold
  • Asst. Treasurer -  Dennis Robinson
  • Personnel Committee Chair -  Mike Siers

Unless otherwise noted, The Dare County Tourism Board meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m., in the Curtis H. Creech Memorial Boardroom, at Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Administrative Offices, Manteo, NC 27954. 

The 16th May meeting will be held at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum (59200 Museum Drive) in Hatteras NC 27943. The meeting starts at 10:00 a.m, with a public hearing on the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 at 10:15 a.m.

Written comments on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2024-2025 can be submitted to the Board Clerk at wood@outerbanks.org until 8 a.m. May 16th 2024. 

Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025

Agendas and Minutes