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:

Carol Brock (Executive Director)

Kim Taylor (Auditor)

Lawsikia Hodges (General Counsel)