About TDC


The Tourist Development Council (TDC), as established by Florida Statute 125.0104, is appointed by the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners and serves as the County’s advisory board on tourism matters. Each Council representative is a volunteer who has an interest in furthering tourism within the County and the region.

Jay Zembower
Seminole County BCC Representative Commissioner
Phone: (407) 665-7204
Email: jzembower@seminolecountyfl.gov
Appointed by the County Chairman
Sarah Reece
City of Altamonte Springs Commissioner and CALNO member
Phone: (407) 463-2504
Email: sreece@altamonte.org
Recommended by CALNO and approved by BCC
Patrick Austin
Commissioner City of Sanford
Phone: (321) 377-4402
Email: patrick.austin@sanfordfl.gov
Josh Gunderson
Mall Director, Oviedo Mall
Phone: 407-977-2401
Email: jgunderson@myoviedomall.com
Bruce Skwarlo
GM, Orlando Marriot Lake Mary
Phone: (407) 995-7004
Email: bruce.skwarlo@marriott.com
Appointed by District 1 Commissioner
Judy Desrosiers
Commercial Development Manager Orlando Sanford International Airport
Phone: (407) 977-2401
Email: jdesrosiers@sfb.osaa.net
Andrew Hickman
Owner, Comfort Inn & Suites
Phone: (407) 629-1688
Email: hickman@email.com
Brenda Urias
Owner, Sanford Tours & Experiences
Phone: (407) 710-5810
Email: brenda@experiencesanfordfl.com

Per Statute: Nine Seats Total
-Three hoteliers
-Three elected officials
-Three “attractions” (individuals who represent organizations that do not collect TDT)


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