Gravenhurst Business Improvement Area Board

The Gravenhurst Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board was established in 1979 through a by-law by the sitting council in the Town of Gravenhurst and act as a unifying body for its membership, working to make Historic Downtown Gravenhurst a destination for both seasonal and year-round residents. It focuses on development of the downtown area through beautification, events, marketing and promotion, and is home to over 80 unique businesses.

All Boards and Subcommittees of the municipality are governed by the same legislation:

Learn more about this Committee by selecting a topic below.


The Board membership is made up of local community business representatives:

  • Rosemary King (Chair)
  • Annette Gillan (Vice Chair)
  • Dave Campbell
  • Tara McNaughton
  • Linda Howes
  • Franceska Downes
  • Penny Varney

The following are Town representatives who sit on this Board:

  • Erin Eiter, Council Representative

The following staff represent the Gravenhurst BIA:

  • Lindsay Fetterley-Coles, Gravenhurst BIA Administrator & Staff Liaison

Schedules, Agendas & Minutes

The BIA Board hold regular meetings on the last Thursday of each month at the Gravenhurst Opera House, starting at 8:00 a.m. Meetings are open to the public.

For more information on Schedules, Agendas and Minutes, please contact the Gravenhurst BIA Administrator.


For more information on the Gravenhurst Business Improvement Area view their Official Website, Instagram, and Facebook Pages.

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