We are governed by a Board of Directors, which meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Normally we meet at our offices, 211 South Trade Street, but during the COVID-19 pandemic we are meeting virtually or outdoors at the City Pavilion. Uptown Shelby business and property owners and members of the public are welcome to inquire about attending.

Uptown Shelby Association Board of Directors for 2021-22

Scott Sharp - Edward Jones President
Roger Holland - Holland & Hamrick Architects, PA  Past President
April Crotts - Cleveland County representative President-Elect
Fred Blackley - Fred Blackley, landscape architect Treasurer
David Royster IV - Capitol Funds, Inc Secretary
Chris Greene - Hoke Construction  
Jim Curtis - Pillar to Post Home Inspections  
Brandon Fitzmorris - JPS Building Group  
Andrea Reno - Reno Chiropractic Center   
Trecia Littles - T'Adore Hair Studio and Kurlz4Girls Mentorship program  
Susan Jones - A. Griffin Pottery Associates  
Molly Huss - Miss Molly's Boutique  
Chrystal Riviere-Blalock - Studio 213  
Steve Knapp - Pfeiffer Cafe and Victoria-Stephen Specialty Gifts  
Rick Howell - City Manager, City of Shelby  
Richard Hooker - Cleveland County Buisiness Development Center  liaison
City Council, City of Shelby  liaison
County Commissioner, Cleveland County liaison
Foothills Farmers' Market liaison
Earl Scruggs Center liaison
Don Gibson Theatre liaison
Cleveland County Arts Council liaison
Cleveland County Chamber liaison


Audrey Whetten Godfrey Executive Director
(vacant) Marketing & Events Manager
Anna Lineberger Bookkeeper
Jenny Seykora Office Manager


MSALOGO 21ACCREDITED RGBAs a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Uptown Shelby Association is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communitieswho are both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.

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Uptown Shelby is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Uptown Shelby Association is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development.