Mel Zilkowsky, Owner/Operator of Down East Tours, is a current and active member of the Eastern Passage & Area Business Association (EPABA) and currently holds the position on the Board of Directors as the Chair and Membership Director.

EPABA Membership consists of businesses who operate and/or business owners who reside in the following communities: Caldwell Road, Colby Village South, Cow Bay, Eastern Passage, Shearwater, and South Woodside.   It's mission is to promote, grow, and support Eastern Passage and area businesses.