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Committee & Meetings

Tourist Development Council (TDC) Sports & Special Events Committee meets six times per year, or as needed, to advise and assist staff with marketing, recruiting and hosting sports and special events. The committee will make recommendations as to the sponsorship of special events.

Tourist Development Council (TDC) Sports & Special Events Committee meets six times per year, or as needed, to advise and assist staff with marketing, recruiting and hosting sports and special events. The committee will make recommendations as to the sponsorship of special events.

Sports & Special Events Committee Members

  • Ron Myers, Committee Chair
  • Nathan Boudreaux, USA Water Ski & Wake Sports
  • Tony Camarillo, RP Funding Center
  • Bob Crowley, USA Waterski
  • Bob Donahay, City of Lakeland
  • Travis Edwards, City of Winter Haven
  • Gene Engle, Gene Engle Realtor
  • Terrell Griffin, Haines City Parks & Recreation
  • Desiree Howell, Courtyard by Marriott Winter Haven
  • Jackie Johnson, Lakeland Convention & Visitor Bureau
  • John Loute, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Lakeland
  • Darren Richie, Webber International University
  • Bing Tyus, Polk State College
  • Dan Talbot, Polk County Public School
  • Drew Watson, Southeastern University
  • Hans Steinbrenner, Lakeland Magic
  • Katie Worthington, Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce

SSE Meeting Dates

Meetings are generally held on the 3rd Thursday, every other month at 9:00 a.m. at 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Rd., Auburndale, FL.

  • January 21, 2021
  • March 18, 2021
  • May 20, 2021
  • July 15, 2021
  • September 16, 2021
  • November 18, 2021

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