Destination: Canal Winchester is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) economic development organization. Our organizational roots go back to 1998 with the Canal Winchester Downtown Association.


Our mission is: To encourage visitors and community members to discover the historic, cultural, entertainment and business destinations available in Canal Winchester while promoting the historic preservation of the City and maximizing the economic well-being and quality of life for the area.


We accomplish this through management of the city's Travel and Tourism program promoting all major activities and attractions in the Canal Winchester area.

Our Current Board of Directors
Mike Coolman

Mary Heister
Vice President

Alexis Donahue

Mitchell McCrady
Committee Members
Jim Bohnlein
Community Watch Representative

Alexis Donahue
Shop Canal Representative

Aletha Mullins
CW Human Services Representative

Teri Robison
Downtown Restaurant Representative

Carolyn Sittler
CW Art Guild Representative

Kit Lloyd
CW Labor Day Festival Committee Representative

Stacey Collins
CW Chamber of Commerce Representative

Kelly Scheer
CW Historical Society Representative
City Representatives
Joe Steager

Steve Buskirk
City Council Representative
Karen Stiles
Executive Director

Sue Teach
Assistant Executive Director
Destination: Canal Winchester is committed to equality and denounces racism in any form. We acknowledge that racial bias and discrimination hold us all back. We make a commitment to stand for justice and the dignity of all human beings.