Fredericksburg Main Street Inc.

Formation Committee Members

The Formation Committee has reorganized into a working board with the following members:

  • Executive Director, Ann Glave
  • President, D.D. Lecky, Owner Liberty Town Arts Workshop
  • Vice President, April Peterson, Owner River Rock Outfitters
  • Secretary, Melissa Okraninski, CMS Mortgage Solutions
  • Treasurer, Judy Nave, Virginia Partners Bank
  • Brian Lam, Owner Skin Touch Therapy
  • Ben Wafle, Heritage Wealth Advisors
  • Fred Wellman, Owner ScoutComms
  • Melissa Okrasinski, CMS Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
  • Mike Carmody, Dovetail Cultural Resource Group


On March 26, 2013 the City Council voted unanimously approved a Memorandum of Agreement with the Fredericksburg Main Street Initiative. The is agreement between the City of Fredericksburg and the FMSI and outlines the working relationship as well as the proposed funding from the city.

For more information on the Main Street Program visit the Fredericksburg VA Main Street, Inc. website or email us.

Main Street District Façade Improvement Design Services

Façade improvement design assistance is available if your commercial property is located within the Main Street District through a Virginia Main Street (VMS) program. Walk through any Main Street community and you will see refurbished facades with new paint, re-exposed store windows, repaired brickwork and new awnings for example. Fredericksburg VA Main Street, Inc. will assist facilitate design assistance for improvement projects funded by VMS and provided to commercial property owners by Frazier Associates. For more information contact Ann Glave, Executive Director, Fredericksburg VA Main Street Inc. by email or by calling 540.479.1595.

The Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority offers a Downtown Façade Improvements Matching Grants Program for businesses and commercial property owners.