Your Clay County Travel and Tourism Board.


VACANT: Formerly Aaron Patton

(County Board of Commissioners or appointed representative-permanent seat 2014 to Present, serves the Clay County Board of Commissioners as the representative for Travel & Tourism, the Economic Development Commission, and Economic Restructuring of Small Town Main Street, Hayesville, NC.


Joyce Tiffany

(lodging representative – term of service – three years - 2015 to 2018) Co-owns and operates Sundowner RV Village,Hayesville, N.C., with husband of 30 years, and is a Clay County resident since 2013. Has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a second Bachelor Degree in Psychology. Concentrated additional studies and gathered 30 years experience in human resource management, mental health, developmental disabilities, hospitals, and restaurants. Served two years on Board of YMCA. Worked for NASCAR Busch Grand National race teams and was a business manager for Curb-Agajanian Motorsports for four years. Lived in Clifton Springs, New York, and Mooresville, NC.


Lee Holland

Chair of the Board (business owner – term of service - two years – 2015 to 2017) Previously from Florida, a 12 year resident of Hayesville, NC. Beauty & The Beast Entertainment, Eastern Standard Time Music, and Painted Melodies offer Trivia, Music, and Karaoke D.J. services for resorts, restaurants, private and public events. A singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Served as president, 2 terms, for Broward Musicians Association, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1996-2000. Co-owned Interior/Exterior Foliage Installation and Maintenance company for 22 years, sold in 2002. Owned Nail, Inc., 1991 to 1996. Serves on Promotion Committee for Small Town Main Street, Hayesville, NC. Updates and maintains T & T web sites.


Lorrie Ross

Clay County Progress Representative. Selected as a representative from the local newspaper, Clay County Progress. Because the Board is government funded the representative attends to accurately report Travel and Tourism meetings.


Mitchel K. Brewer

attorney at Mitchell K. Brewer, PLLC (attorney – term of service - two years - 2014 to 2016) Licensed in 2005, law practice encompasses Family, Business, Wills, and Living Wills and other legal services. Previously associated with the law firm of McCullers & Whitaker, PLLC. Holds an Associate and Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, and Juris Doctorate of Law. Volunteers at Clay County Revitalization Association and Small Town Main Street, Hayesville, NC.


Pam Roman

(Chamber of Commerce representative – permanent seat) The Executive Director has held office since April 2011. Married for 38 years , has two daughters and 3 grandchildren. A resident of Clay County since 2004, previously lived in Tampa, Florida, New York City, New York, Washington, D.C., Fort Benning, Georgia, and Fort Hood, Texas. Has served the Board of Directors for DeSoto Square, Hayesville, N.C., the last 7 years and for the past 4 years is the Board Secretary/Treasurer. Serves on the Board for Communities in Schools, Small Business Chamber Alliance, Economic Development , and Clay County Travel & Tourism. A member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and volunteers in different ministries and the yearly Country Fare. Lifetime experience of being a Human Resource Director, Employee Benefits Specialist, Sales and Marketing Representative, Bank Teller, Flexible Benefit Director, and co-owner of Mountain Elegance (catering and event planning company), has benefited Chamber Members and the community at large.


Sharon (Sherry) Robertson

CPA,CGMA,(accountant – term of service - three years – 2015 to 2018) Current Controller of Tri-County Community College. Past accountant of TCCC dealing with Internal Control Policies, Budget, and Cash Management, Financial Reporting, and Compliance with Federal and State Laws. A Board Member of United Way of Cherokee and Clay Counties, N.C.


Tina Mallamas

(realtor – term of service - three years – 2015 to 2017) Has 14 years experience as a Real Estate appraiser. Owns and operates Mallamas Appraisal. Works at Sonja Silvers Realty Group, Hayesville, North Carolina, for two years as a Realtor. Member of the North Carolina Professional Appraiser Coalition. Serves on the North East Georgia Board of Realtors on the MLS Committee.


Clay County Travel & Tourism Board, County Offices, 33 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904