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

  • May 6-8. Main Street Now conference in Birmingham (Not required, but we hope to see you there!)
  • May 13. Mondays on Main — register here.
  • June 10. Mondays on Main — register here.
  • June 26. Excellence on Main nominations due.
  • 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 (one full month before the Summer Leadership Meeting).

Key Resources and Guides
Quarterly Meeting Wrap-ups

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.