The Executive Director of Belmont County Tourism, “Doc” Householder has officially retired effective April 15, 2017. Belmont County Tourism was established in 1983. Doc was the first President of the Board of Directors. In 1989 Doc resigned from the board to fill the position of Executive Director. Doc’s effort to promote events, festivals, and historic landmarks throughout Belmont County is no secret. Needless to say, Doc Householder is a “household” name in Belmont County and the tourism industry. Doc has been on sick leave since March 13th due to a recent illness. He is currently in rehab at Emerald Pointe Rehab and Nursing Facility. If you are wanting to send him a card his home address is 320 Leatherwood Road Barnesville, OH 43713.