Washington Main Street 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

  • February 1. 2023 annual report due (fillable PDF, email to Breanne).
  • February 7. Main Street 101 — register here.
  • February 12. Mondays on Main — register here.
  • March 11. Mondays on Main — register here.
  • April 1. MSTCIP (competitive) Q2 opens at 8 a.m.
  • April 8. Mondays on Main — register here.
  • April 10. Quarterly (Q1) report due.
  • April 15-17. Spring Leadership Meeting in Chelan.
    • Room Block Info:
    • Please call Campbell’s and reference the Group Reservation Number, listed below. Please note, group reservations are not available online. Guests will only receive the group block by calling our reservations team and referencing the group reservation number.
    • Campbell’s Resort – 1-800-553-8225
    • Monday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 17th, 2024
    • WA Trust For Historic Preservation
    • Group Reservation Number 778176
    • Government Per Diem Rates
    • Single Occupancy $107/night + tax; Double Occupancy $127/night + tax
  • July 29-31. Summer Leadership Meeting in Centralia.
    • McMenamins Olympic Club Hotel – 112 N Tower Ave, Centralia, WA 98531
    • Use room block code 2407WAEXEC to make reservations online at https://www.mcmenamins.com/olympic-club or call the front desk at 360-736-5164 no later than 6/29. That is a full month before the Summer Leadership Meeting starts, which is why this is being posted in February.

Key Resources and Guides

Meet the WMS Team

As your state coordinating program team, we are excited to provide you with support, guidance, and a listening ear. While we each have specific focuses, we’re intentionally not siloing ourselves and welcome you to come to any one of us with any of your Main Street questions, concerns, ideas, and celebrations.

Breanne Durham
WMS Director

Jonelle McCoy
Main Street Specialist

Lydia Felty
Main Street Specialist

Luke Hallowell
Main Street Specialist

Michelle Thompson
Design Specialist

Your primary point of contact for everything from general questions about Main Street to best practices, with a special emphasis on Outreach. Also available for venting, processing, and celebrating wins!

Focuses on Affiliates, start-ups, board support, and Promotion, as well as your main contact for the MSTCIP.

Your go-to for information, questions, or ideas about the resource library, PLACES conference, WMS Network Slack, and more, with a special focus on Design.

Data/market analysis, help with your quarterly/annual reporting, Big Cities cohort information, and more, with an emphasis on Economic Vitality.

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

*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.