Meet Our Team

The volunteer leadership team of Monett Main Street has a passion for our community and a desire to improve downtown and enhance local businesses. We appreciate and celebrate our history while working to bring new and exciting opportunities to Main Street.

Board of Directors

  • Alyssa Vaughn, President
  • Bob Berger, Vice President
  • Chris Weiner, Treasurer
  • Cheri Davidson
  • Jerry Sitton
  • John Bruner
  • Thad Hood
  • Jack Schulz
  • Michelle Crim


Four committees were formed to boost Downtown Monett’s economy and strengthen existing revitalization efforts. These include:

  • Organization Committee,- which helps put out newsletters and organize fundraisers. 
  • Promotions Committee, chaired by Thad Hood; handling promotions of Main Street programs and advertising sales
  • Design Committee, chaired by Bob Berger; overseeing facade grants and downtown flower pots and planters
  • Economic Restructuring Committee, chaired by Cheri Davidson; primarily overseeing operation of the Repurposed Faire

Each committee develops an annual work plan to focus on goals for the upcoming year and key projects in the community.

Mission and Vision

We value our history and have invested heavily in re-establishing a sense of place and cultural heritage in what was once the heart of Monett. As a community committed to continued development, Monett Main Street will use the following mission and vision to guide our actions into the future.



The vision of Monett Main Street is a thriving downtown that offers a variety of business, educational and recreational services with opportunities for entertainment designed to entice people to live and work here.


The mission of Monett Main Street is to promote downtown Monett as the activity center for the community that encourages the development of business and education, staging of special events to highlight the area’s culture and history, and the development of parks and recreation spaces so that downtown becomes a social gathering place.

About Us

Our volunteer leadership has invested heavily in the revitalization of our historic district to restore the heart of the community and build on our history and our heritage.

Monett Main Street

We are a group of volunteers with a mission of transforming downtown Monett into a thriving district and a fun place to live, work, visit, play and invest.

Our Successes

Learn how Monett Main Street has worked to restore downtown as the heart of our community, preserving our heritage and our history.

Monett History

From the “Strawberry Capital of the Midwest” to a diverse manufacturing center and a regional hub for business and industry, Monett has come a long way from our railroad roots – but we continue to honor our unique heritage as we grow into a community of Pride & Progress.

Our Partners

Coming together across Barry and Lawrence Counties to support growth.

Contact Us

Questions? Reach out to see how you can get involved with Monett Main Street.


Support Main Street

Investing in downtown Monett benefits our entire community. Whether it is shopping and buying local, lending a hand at the Festival of Lights or donating to Monett Main Street efforts, you are making a difference when you think locally.

For more information on how you can get involved, we encourage you to explore the following options.

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