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Trenton Downtown Association

The Trenton Downtown Association (TDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to making the capital city a more competitive location for business owners and an engaging center for workers, residents, and visitors. Since 1986, TDA has offered programs that promote economic growth and investment in New Jersey's capital city. Our staff is involved in business recruitment and retention, public relations, advocacy, marketing support, referrals, partnership development and job creation. TDA also hosts events like the Capital City Farmers Market, Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series and Patriots Week to attract visitors to experience the current growth happening in the downtown. Through maintenance of a clean and safe commercial district, support for the arts and cultural heritage, promotion and public policy planning, The Trenton Downtown Association is working towards the revitalization of the City of Trenton.

Mission: Strengthening Downtown Business

Vision: Reviving the Trenton Downtown through collaborative planning, advocacy, embracing the arts and masterfully executing innovative programs.





Willard Stanback - Chairman

John Thurber - Vice Chairman

Kristine King - Treasurer 

Clark Martin 

Anne LaBate

Richard Hunter

Kamal Bathla

Roland Pott 

Reggie Hallett

Tonia Perry Conley 

Ray Sziber

Richard Patterson

Steve Mania

Tom Fowler

Dr. Jianping Wang

Bryan Evans 


At Large Members:

David Henderson 

Peter Crowley

Patricia Hall - Secretary

Said Rhoulimi 


Government Representatives:

Marge Caldwell-Wilson

Anthony Carabelli Jr

Eric Maywar

JoAnn Povia 


Our Staff


Executive Director

Tom Gilmour



Development Manager

Meaghan Singletary



Marketing Manager

Amanda Donald 




Derrick McEady 



Clean and Safe Ambassadors

James Bethea

Michael Ford

John Coleman

Ernest Drew   

Duwayne Brown 



To Our Community and Local Business Partners:


Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the Trenton Downtown Association operations will be conducted on a remote basis Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice. We have taken these steps from the direction of the CDC to minimize direct exposure to the virus and reduce the chances of infecting others. If you need to contact us, please see below the best way to reach us.


  • Email is best, email us at info@trenton-downtown.com. We're open for business and will reply promptly. If you would like to speak to a specific staff member, please state that in your email.
  • Leave us a voice message (please leave your email, too) We can be reached at 609-393-8998. All voice messages left on office lines will be forwarded to us via email.


Thank You.



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