Campustown Action Assocation - Making Campustown Shine!



Campustown Action Association (CAA) is supported by three volunteer committees working to make Campustown a great experience for all.  If you are interested in becoming involved, consider joining one of the following committees:

Promotions Committee  Mike Adams, Chair
Meets the 1st Thursday of Every Month at 4pm
Welch Ave. Station – 207 Welch Ave.

* Plan and execute annual Crafts & Drafts event
* Plan and execute annual SummerFest event
* Plan and execute annual Fridays Around Campustown event series
* Develop promotional materials and events to drive traffic to Campustown

Business Improvement Committee
 – Ryan Jeffrey, Chair
Meets the 4th Wednesday of Every Month at 12pm
CAA Office, 119 Stanton Ave. #602

* Recruit and assist businesses interested in applying for the Campustown Façade Grant program
* Maintain positive and productive relationships with Iowa State University and the City of Ames
* Investigate potential funding sources for CAA
* Partner with the Ames Chamber of Commerce and the Ames Economic Development Commission to facilitate business recruitment

Community Outreach Committee – Amy Mellies, Chair
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of Every Month at 11am
CAA Office, 119 Stanton Ave. #602

* Identify and recruit member businesses who are willing to work toward achieving the vision and mission of CAA
* Connect with current and future members to ensure responsiveness of CAA to needs and ideas
* Oversee ‘Make Campustown Shine’ program

For more information, please contact CAA director Karin Chitty at or call 515-292-4528.