About Us

The Ridgefield Main Street Program is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of downtown Ridgefield, while advocating for its future, through economic development, community events, public and private partnerships, and unified branding and marketing of downtown.

The Four Points of the Main Street Approach

The National Main Street Center and Washington Main Street Program offer a comprehensive commercial district revitalization strategy that has been widely successful in towns and cities nationwide. These points work together to build a sustainable and complete community revitalization effort.

Getting Main Street into top physical shape. Capitalizing on its best assets convey a positive visual message about the commercial district and what it has to offer.
Getting everyone working toward the same goal and assembling the appropriate human and financial resources to implement a Main Street revitalization program.
Sells a positive image of the commercial district and encourages consumers and investors to live, work shop, play and invest in the Main Street district.
Strengthens a community’s existing economic assets while expanding and diversifying the economic base creating a commercial district that responds to the consumers’ needs.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create a sustainable, vibrant downtown that is the heart and soul of our city by showcasing our unique destination and history, and by nurturing our sense of community.

The Washington Main Street Program

Since 1984, the Washington State Main Street Program has been helping communities revitalize the economy, appearance, and image of their downtown commercial districts. Using local resources and initiative, the state program helps communities develop their own strategies to stimulate long term economic growth and pride in the heart of the community – downtown.

Board of Directors

Judy Hinz – President
Mike Bomar – Vice President
Sandy Schill – Secretary
Steve Coxen – Treasurer
Lee Knottnerus – Deputy City Manager, Ridgefield
Brent Grening – CEO, Port of Ridgefield
Dr. Nathan McCann – Superintendent, Ridgefield School District
Stan Okinaka – Member of City Planning Commission
Marykay Lamoureaux — Executive Director