Volunteer for Economic Empowerment

Clay County Travel & Tourism

support lodging through overnight stays, promote tourism throughout Clay County and sustain the local economy.

HAYESVILLE, NC – 2013 to 2015: Board Member and past president helping to accomplish the short-term goals for fiscal year 2015. These goals concentrated on building our brand and developing partnerships within our county. The Board commenced a working relationship with the Chamber of Commerce and used the resources of supporting government agencies. In addition, conceived and developed web presences to include commercial and industry websites. Developed long-term goals focus on strategic marketing, education and a known presence in the Southeast. 

Special Projects:

  • created new web presences

  • developed a business plan for the local government agency supporting local tourism

  • led a community branding program, spoke at Town Hall, and presented at open government meetings


  • claycountytravelandtourism.com
  • visitwnc.org


  • County branding Agenda and Presentation
  • My 8.5x11 CCTT PDF


Joe was great to work with! He was very focused, efficient, energetic, and creative. It was a delight working on the board with him.
— Susan Wyman, Accountant, Board Member