Downtown Development Authority

The Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) main objective is to foster a healthy, thriving economy in downtown Swainsboro. The DDA is comprised of seven members who make up a Board of Directors and a full-time Director. The Director implements the goals of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the policies of the Main Streets Program. The DDA takes an active role in revitalizing the C6-D region through expanded cultural programming, promotion of the region, recruitment of new businesses, grant-seeking for restoration projects, and education and outreach for local businesses.

Board of Directors

Anna Gambrell, Chair

Kristin Hall, Vice Chair

Del Brown

Shaye Davis

Bryant Lewis

Nick Robertson

Sara Young

Mayor Bennett, Ex-Officio

Ken Warnock, Ex-Officio

Michael Bright, Ex-Officio

Meeting Schedule

The DDA meets every third Tuesday of the month at Swainsboro Fire Headquarter in Downtown Swainsboro at 9am.


Melissa Kirby
Director of Downtown Development
101 West Main Street
Swainsboro GA 30401

Phone: (478) 237-7025
Fax: (478) 237-3358


Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm