About

Our Mission

 

'To support our membership community by providing diverse resources while promoting downtown business through progressive leadership'

 

 

What is a BIA (Business Improvement Area)?

 

The purpose of a BIA is to undertake programs and initiatives for:

 

  • Beautification & Aesthetic Improvement

  • Local Business & Event Promotion

  • Economic Stimulation

  • Community Support

 

Established in 1997, the Downtown Duncan BIA (DDBIA) is a non-profit organization under the direction of an elected volunteer Board of Directors. Every business within the defined boundary is automatically a member. Funding is collected through a special levy enacted through a municipal property tax bylaw. The cost of the levy contributed is based on each property's commercial assessment as determined by the BC Assessment Authority.

Staff

 

Amanda Vance - Executive Director

Ally Easterbrook - Marketing & Events Coordinator

Elissa Smith  - Office Manager

Board of Directors

Dina Stuehler - President

Spencer Schmidt - Vice President

Miles Anderson - Past President

Kevin Gamble - Treasurer

Jacquie Braun - Secretary

Francine Lavallee - Murray

Ian Fairwell

Lana McLeod

John Hirst

Jeff Downie

Johnna Puusa

Julika Pape

Trevor Linde