FTL DDA: STATE OF THE MARKET 2019 DD Report2 - Page 6

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION. The Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is an independent taxing district established by the Florida State Legislature in 1965. Led by an appointed board of directors, the DDA has spearheaded legacy projects over the past 50 years to stimulate and sustain economic development and livability in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. For Fiscal Year 2019, the DDA levied a 0.9335 millage rate on non-residential properties in its 350-acre district. VISION A vibrant, sustainable and inclusive world-class downtown. 6. BOARD OF DIRECTORS (pictured above, from left to right) DDA TEAM • • • • • • • • • • • • Board Member, Tim Petrillo Treasurer, Charlie Ladd Secretary, Greg Durden Board Member, Steve Hudson Vice Chair, Jim Ellis Board Member, Alan Hooper Vice Chair, John Ropes Jenni Morejon, President & CEO Elizabeth Van Zandt, Executive Vice-President Alexandra Saiz, Planning & Program Manager Marti Brown, Executive Assistant John Milledge, General Counsel