Aurora Downtown is run by a volunteer board with several valuable committees. Please join us at our bimonthly board meetings held on the third Thursday of the month at 8 a.m. on the fifth floor at City Hall, 44 E. Downer Pl. Check the events calendar for committee meeting dates. Contact committee chairs to learn more about the following committees.
Purpose: To provide fiscally responsible financial oversight.
Chair: Roger Schnorr, Old Second Bank
Purpose: Improve the viability and relevance of Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Lulu Blacksmith, Waubonsee Community College
Purpose: To increase downtown foot traffic and create a recognizable identity for Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Jason Sunderland, Stolp Island Arts Center
Purpose: To ensure a clean, safe, and presentable downtown.
Chair: Gina Salamone, Huck Bouma
Business, Attraction, and Retention Committee (BAR)
Purpose: To support and advocate on behalf of established businesses and foster partnerships to attract new businesses to downtown.
Chair: Brian Failing, Aurora Regional Fire Museum
Purpose: To create a recognizable identity for Aurora Downtown.
Chair: Cort Carlson, Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau