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Executive Board & Committees

Canton Main Street is a volunteer-driven organization under the umbrella of the Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development made up of business owners, everyday citizens, active retirees, students and community leaders.

Directory of Board Members

Member at Large, Retiree
Kevin Stephenson
(309) 338-2725
kstephenson@midnatbank.com

Organization Committee Chair
Member at Large

Eric Duffield
(309) 224-4584
erictylerduffield@gmail.com

Promotion Committee Chair
City of Canton – Mayor’s Assistant

Carol Kohler
(309) 647-0065
ckohler@cantoncityhall.org

President, Member at Large, Retiree
Dana Smith
(309) 363-8176
gr8twords3999@gmail.com

Barry Blackwell

Member at Large
Angela Drach

Business Owner – Big Cats Bowls
Jason Coulter

Executive Director,
Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development
Cole McDaniel
(309) 647-2677 Ext. 2
cmcdaniel@cantonillinois.org

Executive Assistant, Tourism and Marketing Coordinator
Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development
Amanda Woodruff
(309) 647-2677 Ext. 1
awoodruff@cantonillinois.org

Committee information

Through specialized committees, some of the goals of Canton Main Street are met by the internal and external tasks of several committees.

Organization Committee – works towards sustaining membership and communication with downtown businesses, organizations, residents and visitors.
Promotion Committee – works on marketing the downtown businesses and organizations through exposure with special events.
Design Committee – works towards the physical shape of the downtown, by creating an inviting atmosphere through signage, lighting, landscaping and encouraging new construction and developing sensitive design management programs.