The Jackson County Tourism Development Authority Board Of Directors will meet on Tuesday at the North Carolina Center For the Advancement Of Teaching In Cullowhee. The meeting will be called to order by Robert jumper who is now the Chairman of that Board. The meeting will be proceeded by an opportunity for public comment beginning at 12:50. Numerous state agencies and local entities who track tourism rates are reporting that the number of tourists coming into southwestern North Carolina is on the upswing. Such growth has a positive and broad based impact. The board will hear several reports including the financial report, as well as Governance, Finance, and Marketing. Also the Cashiers and Jackson County Chambers of Commerce will present their reports as well. After the meeting there will be an additional opportunity for public comment. The North Carolina Center For the Advancement Of Teaching is located at 276 NCCAT Drive in Cullowhee.