WMS Community ED Hub

Welcome to the WMS Community ED Hub! This is your one-stop shop for your most frequently used links and resources, upcoming events, your full yearlong calendar, and more. Have fun exploring!

Your Best Friends

Print, bookmark, or save — these are the documents and web pages you likely use the most!

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

  • August 23 at noon. Planning Grant Office Hours. Zoom link here.
  • August 30. PreserveWA Fellowship applications due
  • September 2. Small Business Innovation Fund applications due. Guidelines here and application here.
  • September 15 at 1 p.m. Planning Grant Office Hours. Zoom link here.
  • September 30. Planning Grant applications due
  • September 30. Leadership Cohort sign-up deadline.
  • October 12. Q3 Report due.

Meet the WMS Team

As your state coordinating program team, we are excited to provide you with support. Feel free to reach out by phone or email with all of your questions, concerns, ideas, and celebrations.

Breanne Durham
WMS Director

Jonelle McCoy
Main Street Specialist

Lydia Felty
Resources Coordinator

Luke Hallowell
Economic Vitality Specialist

Michelle Thompson
Design Specialist

Your primary point of contact! Reach out to Breanne for ??everything??

Focuses on Affiliates and start-ups. As an accredited Community, you may not be reaching out to Jonelle much, but you’ll certainly get to know her at events and trainings.

Wondering how other Main Streets have tackled a specific issue or looking for placemaking research? Questions about the MSTCIP, planning grants, or events and trainings? Lydia’s your gal!

EV extraordinaire! Reach out to Luke about all things EV — resources, support, data analysis, and more — as well as quarterly reports.

Michelle is the Certified Local Government Coordinator for the state Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation (WMS is a program of DAHP). Reach out to Michelle with your design and CLG questions!  

Email Breanne

Email Jonelle

Email Lydia

Email Luke

Email Michelle

2022 Significant Dates

October 12. Q3 Report due

October 19-21. Revitalize WA (state conference) Wenatchee*

  • Registration is $200, but Main Street Communities can take advantage of our 2-for-1 registration code: MAINSTREET
  • Make sure to sign up for any field sessions you’re interested in and for Excellence on Main in addition to your general registration
  • Information about field sessions and lodging can be found here.

*Main Street Community directors are required to attend a minimum of 2/3 of leadership meetings each year. A board member can attend one of the meetings on your behalf, if needed. Main Street Community directors must attend the annual state conference.

See WAC 25-50-050-3 for more information about participation and reporting requirements.