The Ocracoke Township Tourism and Development Authority (OTTDA) is a tax authority funded by two percent of the Occupancy Tax collected in Hyde County. Our mission is to promote travel and tourism to Ocracoke Island, while also recognizing and celebrating the unique cultural, historical, and environmental heritage of Ocracoke village and Ocracoke Island.

2021-2022 Board of Directors
Kenny Ballance – Chair
Martha Garrish – Vice Chair
Jennifer Esham – Board Member 
Lisa Landrum – Board Member
Susie Rockel – Board member

Ocracoke TDA Staff

Helena Stevens
Executive Director
Catherine Thorne
Administrative Assistant

Ocracoke TDA
PO Box 466
Ocracoke, NC 27960
(252) 928-6711

OTTDA Meeting dates and locations for FY 2022-2023:

September 16, 2022, 9:00 am; Ocracoke Community Center
November 18, 2022, 9:00 am; Ocracoke Community Center
January 20, 2023; 9:00 am; Ocracoke Community Center
March 17, 2023; 9:00 am; Ocracoke Community Center
May 19, 2023; 9:00 am; Ocracoke Community Center

*Location subject to change due to COVID-19 Outbreak and/or Restrictions.

Agenda and Meeting Minutes

Please click on each link below to see the minutes from the respective board meetings and the associated documents.



Approved FY 2021/22 Budget


November 2020 Meeting Minutes

October 2020 Meeting Minutes

September 2020 Meeting Minutes

June 16, 2020 Meeting Minutes

June 2020 Meeting Minutes

May 2020 Meeting Minutes

April 2020 Meeting Minutes

February 2020 Meeting Minutes

January 2020 Meeting Minutes

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If you are planning a trip to Ocracoke Island and are seeking brochures and other personalized recommendations for your stay, please contact (252) 928-6711