The Tourist Development Council

The Duval County Tourist Development Council (TDC) is the governing body that oversees the collection and distribution of the local-option tourist development tax authorized to counties by Florida Statutes.

The Tourist Development Council (TDC) is appointed by the City Council President. It consists of nine members; three city council members, three hotel operators/owners, and three hospitality industry representatives. The City Council President is the chairman of the TDC.

Committee Members:

Chair: Council President Sam Newby

Vice-Chair: Council Vice President Terrance Freeman

City Council Past President Tommy Hazouri

Steve Grossman

Jeff Truhlar

Angela Phillips

Dennis Chan

Joe Hindsley

Dennis Thompson

Contact Staff:


Lillian Graning (Executive Director)
(904) 255-5504
LGraning@coj.net

Kim Taylor (Auditor)
(904) 255-5500
KTaylor@coj.net

Lawsikia Hodges (General Counsel)
(904) 255-5059
LHodges@coj.net