bid board of directors

By law, the Troy Business Improvement District has 20 Directors split of among three classes of members:

Class A Directors: owners or representatives of owners of real commercial property located within the Business Improvement District
Class B Directors: commercial tenants or representatives of commercial tenants of the Business Improvement District  
Class C Directors: appointed representatives of local stakeholders
Terms of Class A and B Directors are for three years and they may not serve more than two consecutive terms.  Elections are to occur at the Troy BID’s annual meeting whenever terms have expired.  

Interested in joining the Board? Click here to learn more!

bid committees

Joining a BID committee is a great way to get involved, meet other Downtown advocates, and help make our City a better place!
Committees meet monthly, and membership is open to anyone who wants to improve Downtown Troy.

Email if you are interested in joining. Meeting times and locations are subject to change. 

Marketing & Special Events

Chairperson: Deb Lockrow, Dan Frament & Tom Clement

First Tuesday of the month, 9:00am
Muddaddy Flats, 49 3rd Street

Business Development & Retention

Chairperson: Marie Gavazzi

Second Wednesday of the month, 9:00am
Downtown Troy BID Office, 251 River Street


Chairperson: Sam Judge

Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30pm
Downtown Troy BID Office, 251 River Street


The Downtown Troy BID continuously seeks energetic and outgoing volunteers to assist in many capacities of the organization. From setup and breakdown at events, to distributing promotional materials and assisting at security check points for Rockin’ on the River, there are plenty of ways to volunteer your time! 

2015 "Sammy Spirit" Award Honoree, Marie Gavazzi

2015 "Sammy Spirit" Award Honoree, Marie Gavazzi

Event Volunteer Positions
To volunteer at our free family friendly events, please sign up below!

Positions include setup and breakdown at events, information and ticket booth assistance, beverage tents ticket sales and pouring, and bag checking at security check points. Other volunteer opportunities may be available depending on the event. 

Engagement Volunteer Positions
To assist with the engagement of downtown Troy through distribution of district and event promotional materials, please sign up below! 

Year round support is needed with distribution of posters, flyers, and other promotional materials, Downtown Troy Walking Guides and monthly Troy Night Out programs. Distribution is located within Downtown Troy, though items such as Posters and Walking Guides can reach further into the surrounding capital region cities. This is a great way to share your excitement for downtown Troy with your friends and community.

Other opportunities may be available throughout the year with fundraising efforts or general office support. Please email or message us below to express interest

If you sign up to support the Downtown Troy BID as a volunteer, we will add you to our volunteer contact list to receive e-messages regarding available volunteer opportunities.


The Downtown Troy BID is offering multiple internship positions within a thriving non-profit organization. This opportunity involves project-based work within a tight-knit team that includes the Executive Director, Communications Administrator, Board of Directors, committees and other interns.

Each internship position will greatly contribute to the city of Troy’s economic development, tourism, beautification and cultural functions through a variety of responsibilities and tasks. The intern will gain hands-on experience interacting with diverse array of BID members, including small business owners, property owners, citizens and public officials. Each intern will work between staff projects and several committees that include marketing, development, beautification, fundraising and executive. Some work will involve direct outreach to member institutions via telephone, email and face-to-face interaction.

There are many moving parts and projects in our office that also requires the ability to work independently. Interns may also assist with various marketing, program development, and event planning tasks. Last but not least, interns will also help on variety of general day-to-day duties that help the BID function.

CURRENT Request for proposals

There are no current RFPs available.