Navigate Up
Sign In
 

 Tourist Development Council

 
 
Purpose: The Sarasota County Tourist Development Council (TDC), appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, is a countywide advisory council that recommends tourism policy to the Board and oversees the use of all tourist development tax revenues collected in Sarasota County pursuant to Florida law.
 
The Board recognizes the value of establishing a group of individuals interested in tourism to examine the changing dynamics affecting Sarasota County’s tourist development, cultural environment, and beach maintenance and restoration, as well as to respond to the needs of the tourist industry.
 
Requirements: 13 members.
  • Should be collectors of Tourist Development Tax or involved with/interested in Tourist Development.
  • Must be a Sarasota County resident.
Term: Four years.
 
Meetings: Monthly - third Thursday; additionally, shall meet at such times and places as the chair, or designee, deems appropriate in order to fulfill the mission and duties of the TDC.
 
County Staff Contact: Anna Madden - amadden@scgov.net

Member: Term Expires
    Bebak, Daniel
     Involved and Interested in Tourism Development
4 year(s) 12/31/2018  
        Email: Daniel.Bebak@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Daniels, Bob
     City of Venice Councilman
4 year(s) 3/31/2019  
        Email: Bob.Daniels@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Eddie, Shellie Freeland
     City of Sarasota Vice-Mayor
4 year(s) 12/31/2018  
        Email: Shellie.Eddie@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Gans, Terry
    Town of Longboat Key Commissioner
4 year(s) 7/31/2018  
        Email: Terry.Gans@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Hanks, Christopher
     City of North Port Commissioner
4 year(s) 11/30/2017  
        Email: Christopher.Hanks@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Hines, Charles
    Sarasota County Commissioner
    Office: Chair
1 year(s) 12/31/2017  
        Email: CHines@scgov.net
 
    Johnson, Vern
    Involved and Interested in Tourism Development
4 year(s) 10/31/2019  
        Email: Vern.Johnson@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Patel, Bharat
     Collector of Tax
4 year(s) 10/31/2017  
        Email: Bharat.Patel@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Rogers, Angus
    Collector of Tax
4 year(s) 10/31/2019  
        Email: Angus.Rogers@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Ryan, John
    Involved and Interested in Tourism Development
    Office: Vice Chair
4 year(s) 10/30/2017  
        Email: JGregory.Ryan@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Schimmel, Norman
    Involved and Interested in Tourism Development
4 year(s) 7/31/2020  
        Email: Norman.Schimmel@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Torvund, Terrance
    Collector of Tax
4 year(s) 9/30/2020  
        Email: Terrance.Torvund@sarasotaadvisory.net
 
    Zaccari, John
    Collector of Tax
4 year(s) 8/31/2018  
        Email: John.Zaccari@sarasotaadvisory.net
 

 Meetings on Demand

 
 

 Agendas and Minutes

 
  
  
collapse Meeting : Agendas ‎(33)
collapse Meeting : Minutes ‎(33)

Sarasota County, Florida
941-861-5000
TTY: 7-1-1
or 1-800-955-8771
Contact |  Careers |  News Room |  Privacy Policy