A Main Street Directors' Roundtable Discussion on Leading Main Street
| Sunday, May 18 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mackinac Ballroom East
Whether you are a new Main Street Director or have many years of experience managing a program, you are invited to join your colleagues from across the country Sunday afternoon for an interactive roundtable discussion facilitated by the National Main Street Center. This session - for Main Street Directors only - offers an excellent opportunity to come together to discuss the different aspects and challenges associated with managing people, time, and resources. It is free, but advanced registration is required to confirm room and structure.
Norma Ramirez de Miess, National Main Street Center
Norma is a Senior Program Officer for the National Main Street Center; helping communities big and small across the country identify needs, capitalize on strengths, and define strategies that achieve results. Born and raised in a family of proactive entrepreneurs and community leaders in Latin America, provides solid understanding on the needs of small business and increasingly diverse communities. Her engineering background supports strategic community planning and her work in heritage tourism and disaster relief provide insightful tools for maximizing distinctive assets and resources and in motivating people to action. Norma’s direct experience establishing and leading a Main Street revitalization program offers a firm grasp on the challenges and rewards in building strong revitalization efforts.