Release Date: May 17,2019

Press Release: WDI Seeks People Interested in Serving on the Board of Directors


Wilmington, NC - Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) is accepting applications for at-large positions on its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The thirty-eight member board includes representatives of downtown businesses, civic organizations, governmental bodies, professional groups and members of the community-at-large. The terms are staggered, so approximately half of the board is up for re-election each year. 


To help with this very competitive process, WDI is looking for people who have a vested interest in downtown. Experienced people with skills in business recruitment, business retention, quality of life issues, long-range urban planning, downtown promotions, events, fundraising, media relations or organizational development are encouraged to apply.


WDI's mission is to promote the economic growth and development of Downtown Wilmington. By fulfilling this mission, Downtown Wilmington is the culturally vibrant and economically prosperous center of the southeast region and is recognized nationally for its outstanding quality of life.


If you are interested in submitting your name for nomination and are willing to actively participate in a dynamic working organization, please return this form to WDI, 221 N. Front, Suite 102, Wilmington, NC  28401 or


Deadline for submitting applications is May 24, 2019, at 4:00 PM. The election will take place at the organization's annual meeting on June 26, 2019. If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact:


Ed Wolverton, WDI President/CEO