The Board meets quarterly unless otherwise notified. The AITDC has nine (9) members and the appointments in accordance with Florida Statute 125.0104 the Council are as follows:

  • One County Commissioner
  • Two elected municipal officials – at least one of whom shall be from the most populous municipality in the county or sub-county special taxing district in which the tax is levied
  • Six persons who are involved in the tourist industry and who have demonstrated an interest in tourist development, of which members, not less than three nor more than four shall be owners or operators of motels, hotels, RV parks, or other tourist accommodations on Amelia Island, subject to the tax and reside in Nassau County.

The next Amelia Island TDC Board Meeting will be held electronically on Tuesday, May 19th at 9am.

For individuals wanting to participate in the meeting, please email to have comments read into the record. If you wish to be called during the meeting, please email that address and leave your name and phone number and a request to be called, or you may leave a message at (904) 530-6009 which will be shared on your behalf. 


Danny Leeper (Chairman), Nassau County BOCC, Term: 2017-2020

Bob Hartman, Residence Inn Amelia Island, Term: 2017-2021

Jim McManemon, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Term: 2018-2022

Barbara Halverstadt, Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Term:  2020-2023

Arlene Filkoff, Main Street Fernandina Beach, Term 2019-2023

Chip Ross,  City of Fernandina Beach, Term: 2018-2020

                                           Len Kreger, City of fernandina beach, term:2019-2022

Mary O'donnell, Omni amelia island resort, term: 2019-2023
olivia hoblit, Innisfree hotels,
term: 2018-2022

Ex-Officio, Jack Healan