Downtown Aberdeen Advisory Board

The Downtown Aberdeen Advisory Board meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the Aberdeen Town Hall.  The board consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor and Town Commissioners.  Five members must be downtown stakeholders and two are non-stakeholders.  A downtown stakeholder is any party whom owns property within the Central Business District, representative of any business addressed in the Central Business District, or a permanent resident of the Central Business District.

The purpose of the board is to advise and assist the Downtown Administrator with developing annual comprehensive strategic work plans; advise, deliberate, and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners to help facilitate the implementation of Downtown Streetscape Masterplan; serve to support economic development efforts and the marketing and promotion of downtown; identify appropriate uses for downtown and identify developers/investors for downtown development; recommend policy to the Board of Commissioners for the continued development and sustainability of downtown; develop financial tools for downtown development; promote and facilitate the improvement of downtown infrastructure; promote and facilitate a program to assist in business retention in the downtown; promote and facilitate a marketing program to increase sales, visitors, and awareness of downtown; provide the Board of Commissioners with representative community participation in preparing and implementing plans and reports concerning development of downtown; promote, facilitate, and act as liaison to catalytic developments significantly affecting the downtown area; promote and support downtown as a special event location; and encourage the historic preservation, protection, and use of Aberdeen's downtown area. 

Jacklyn Cornell, Chairman

8 Cardinal Drive
Jackson Springs, NC 27281
Telephone: 574-850-9110

Term: 01/2020 - 01/2022

Enrique Artiga, Vice Chairman

Artiga Residential Design
204 E. Main Street
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Telephone: 910-315-2710

Term: 01/2020 - 01/2021

Kasey Zumwalt

The Bull Room
111 W. South Street
Aberdeen, NC 28315

Telephone: 910-585-3703


Term: 01/2020 - 01/2022
Sarah Ahmad

206 N. Poplar Street
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Telephone: 919-612-8446

Term: 01/2020 - 01/2021

 Heather McKeithen

141 The Dirt Road
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Telephone: 910-944-2948

    Term: 01/2020 - 01/2022

Angela McKew

Sandhill Realty
102 W. South Street
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Telephone: 910-315-6280

Term: 01/2020 - 01/2022

Amanda Jakl


110 Pebble Beach Place
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Telephone: 910-724-4925

Term: 01/2020 - 01/2021

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