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Sports Council

sports-council-applicationThe Johnston County Tourism Authority is forming a Sports Council and is currently seeking applications.  The mission of the Sports Council is to bring together Parks & Recreation Departments and county-wide sports organizations to attract a wide range of sports tournaments and events to Johnston County, market the county as a leisure sports destination, as well as, providing services to promote area visitor-related businesses.

We would like to encourage you or someone from your organization to complete the following application to serve on the Johnston County Sports Council.  The following positions or representatives of the following interests shall comprise the Sports Council

  • Johnston County Tourism Authority Executive Director (or designee)
  • Benson Parks & Recreation Department
  • Clayton Parks & Recreation Department
  • Kenly Parks & Recreation Department
  • Selma Parks & Recreation Department
  • Smithfield Parks & Recreation Department
  • Five at-large representatives engaged in Sports Tournaments,
    sports organizations, sports promotion or facilities development located in Johnston County
  • One appointee, Johnston County Commissioners
  • One board member, Johnston County Tourism Authority

As the terms of the initial members of the Committee shall expire, their successors shall be appointed for three-year terms.  Each member of the Committee shall serve until his successor is duly appointed and terms shall be effective January 1st of each year. The regular meeting of the Committee shall be held at the offices of the Johnston County Visitors Bureau on the 3rd Monday of each even numbered month for the purpose of any business.

Applications are due to the Johnston County Visitors Bureau by December 15th and appointments will be made on January 4, 2012. 
Send completed applications to 235-A E. Market St., Smithfield, NC  27577 (new address).

Please call Donna Bailey-Taylor, Executive Director, at 919-989-8687 with any questions.

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