Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance & Board of Directors

The Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance (FDBA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Historic Downtown Flagstaff. FDBA sponsors free family events to encourage visitation to our downtown businesses. Through these activities, we add to the economic viability of the area, and the community in general. FDBA also advocates for important business issues, providing education to the public and a strong voice to our City regarding the health of our economy.

Downtown Business Alliance efforts include:

  • Influence the development, implementation and management of the comprehensive parking program, ParkFlag.
  • The Clean Team Ambassadors whose job is to keep the streets of downtown Flagstaff clean at all times.  Learn more about our team HERE.
  • Partnering with the City of Flagstaff, Local First Arizona, Northern Arizona University, The Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, and Coconino County.
  • Enhanced marketing and promotion of the downtown area.
  • Plan events for residents and visitors alike to enjoy such as Movies on the Square, Locals' Night, Holidays in Downtown to name a few!

Executive Director:

Terry Madeksza

Our current Board of Directors:

John VanLandingham (President); Old Town Shops

David Stephens (Vice President); Realty Executives

Sherra Lyon (Treasurer); Alliance Bank of Arizona

Shane Shumway (Secretary); Marriott Residence Inn

Leslie Belsanti; da Vinci Realty and Click Co+Work

Rich Bowen; The GenTerra Group

Greg Clifton; City of Flagstaff

Kevin Heinonen; THAT Place Projects

Maury Herman; Coast & Mountain Properties

Lisa Lamberson; Mountain Sports / Bright Side Bookshop

Matt Miller; Miklos Cinclair PLLC

Laura Moir; SLO Restaurant Concepts

Steve Peru; Coconino County