The Farmington Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors welcomed a new member this month when Stephanie Clement, Store Leader at Dressbarn in the Groves Retail Center, was appointed by the Farmington City Council. Clement was appointed to a four-year term, expiring at the end of February, 2020.
“I was not aware that this opportunity was available to me,” said Clement. “In the downtown, a connection to the community is more important than a mall store. I am excited to become more involved and to gain more knowledge about activities happening in the city.”
Additionally, Kathy Griswold, Banking Officer at Talmer Bank & Trust, was reappointed to complete a term vacated by Valerie Greer of Mike Greer Photography Greer. Griswold originally joined the board in 2014; her current term expires February28, 2019. She has been actively pursuing a project to improve communication between board members and downtown businesses.
“Membership on the DDA board has been rewarding,” said Griswold. “It is important that we continue to educate and evaluate. Our downtown businesses are important to the community’s success and we are working to make sure they have a voice in decision making.”
“Stephanie and Kathy are dynamic and focused women,” DDA President Rachel Gallagher said. “With them on the board, we will maintain a high-level of commitment and will continue to make educated decisions moving forward.”
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