DOWNTOWN OXFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (DOEDC)

The DOEDC is a 501c(3) not-for-profit organization governed by an Executive Committee, 10-member Board, and 3 ex-officio members whose purpose is to focus on Downtown revitalization and ehancement while preserving the historical character of the business district and immediate surrounding areas. The DOEDC are an affiliate of the City of Oxford, both working together to promote economic vitality in Downtown Oxford.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Oxford, NC, Main Street Program, in conjunction with its partners and stakeholders, instills action through promoting, planning, and implementing Downtown revitalization initiatives.

VISION STATEMENT

Downtown Oxford, ideally positioned near the Triangle, is the traditional gathering place for Granville County that marries the historic charm of a diverse, walkable community with essential neighborhood goods and services, an entertainment hub, and a creative entrepreneurial spirit.

2021-2022 Board Members

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President – Pierre Gingue

Vice President – Cathy Crews

Treasurer – Jason Finch

Secretary – Susan Crews

DIRECTORS

  • John Thomas Williford
  • Dori Koinis
  • Britnye Shore
  • Thomas Blaine
  • Sandra Dean Pruitt
  • Jennifer Carpenter
  • Rosalyn Green
  • Allen Winston

EX-OFFICIO

Commissioner Bryan Cohn

County Commissioner David Smith

City Manager Alan Thornton

TDA Director Angela Allen

As a Main Street America Affiliate™, the City of Oxford and DOEDC are part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.