The Association runs through committee and volunteer participation. Each committee has a different focus and amount of time required.
Marketing, PR & Events Committee
Chair: Angela Rowell
This committee is charged with the two annual cooperative marketing campaigns: “Passport to the French Quarter” and the festival hand fans. They also plan all of the speakers for the lunch forums and welcome any suggestions for the year.
Vieux Carre – Graffiti Abatement Program
Chair: Vincent Marcello
Knowing that graffiti adversely affects public perception, architectural significance and the general quality of life in the French Quarter, the FQBA has stepped up to initiate a community, business and citizen-based action plan to eradicate graffiti from the Vieux Carre. Partners in this initiative are resident groups French Quarter Citizens and Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents & Associates, Inc.
Chair: Zeid Ammari
This committee helps spread the word about the FQBA and aids the Association in growth.
Governmental Affairs Committee
Chair: Tim Spratt
This committee emphasizes the importance of businesses participating in public meetings. They work closely with the French Quarter Management District as well City leaders making sure French Quarter business interests are heard and considered.