Downtown Westfield Corporation
About the DWC
The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is the management entity of the Special Improvement District. Began as Main Street Westfield in 1993, the organization is run by a staff of three, a volunteer board of directors, and various committees. Downtown Westfield is one of only 32 designated Main Street communities in NJ, and over 1,200 nationally. The office is located at 105 Elm St., Westfield, NJ 07090, 908.789.9444. www.westfieldtoday.com
Executive Director: Sherry Cronin
Asst. Executive Director: Beth Brenner
Digital Marketing & Social Media: Jamie Lemberg
The vision of the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is for Westfield, NJ to be a preferred destination where people want to live, work and visit. The DWC is committed to strengthening the downtown Special Improvement District as the center of community life; improving the District's economic viability by supporting existing businesses; encouraging the establishment of new enterprises; supporting cultural activities that complement existing stores and services; making Downtown Westfield a safer, cleaner and more attractive pedestrian environment, with adequate public parking to serve the needs of local residents and attract new shoppers and visitors from throughout the region; preserving the rich architectural legacy of the downtown area.
DWC oversees the four points approach of a designated Main Street community, including Design, Economic Development, Organization, and Promotions.
The DWC organizes and sponsors many downtown promotional events, including the Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival, 5K & Pizza Extravaganza, Dine Out Westfield, Girls' Night Out, Sidewalk Sale Days, Halloween Trick or Treat & Costume Contest, and Welcome Home to Westfield Holiday Events.
2016 Board of Directors
Dominick Verdic, Chairman
Alan De Rose, Vice-Chairman
Lisa Bertone, Secretary
Shawn Hanna, Treasurer
Frank D. Isoldi
Sam Della Fera, Town Council Liaison
Stephanie Walsh, Mayor's Designee
James Gildea, Town Administrator
2016 Board Meetings
All meetings are at 7:30 pm:
April 25, 2016
June 27, 2016
September 26, 2016
November 14, 2016