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Our Local Downtown Alliance

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Sarah Doss
Executive Director

Give a warm welcome to our new Executive Director, Sarah Doss! Downtown Jonesboro is blessed to have her, and we’re excited to see what’s in store. Our downtown has seen unprecedented growth and progress in recent years and Sarah has all of the attributes to continue such growth and lead Downtown Jonesboro to new, unseen heights. A statement from Sarah:

"I am so honored to be entrusted with this position and I can't wait to see what we as a community can accomplish together, to continue making Downtown Jonesboro the best it can be."

The Story behind DJA

Established in 2010, the Downtown Jonesboro Alliance is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide community outreach and to promote downtown Jonesboro as the place to eat, shop and live. The aim of increasing pedestrian traffic and commerce in the shopping, arts, restaurants, and entertainment for all Downtown Jonesboro businesses. The organization is made up of a board of directors, four committees, staff personnel and many local volunteers.

Award-Winning Downtown

2008

Arkansas Downtown Network Program 

2012

City of Distinction for Main St. Preservation

2013

Credentialed as a Main St. Community

2014

Nationally Accredited Main St. Program

Accredited Main Street America Community

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As a Main Street America® Accredited program, Downtown Jonesboro Alliance is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America® Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America®.