Economic Development Advisory Board

To provide recommendations and consensus for Economic Development and to review proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments pertaining to economic development, providing direction and time table for advisory board activities.

Meeting schedule


Board MembersEnd of Term
Betsy Gardner Eckbert2021
Michelle Heatherly2021
Drew Madsen2023
James Petrakis2022
Bill Segal2021
Michelle Smith2022
Murray Scott Wilton2023

Term of office: 3 years
Appointed/re-appointed at first City Commission meeting in May.


Experience, expertise or demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas: architecture, business education, advertising and marketing, commercial leasing, real estate law, building construction, local and state politics, banking, emerging technologies, medicine, traffic management, general retail or related fields. Should include representation from owners of properties and businesses in Winter Park.

Notices of Hearing


Kyle Dudgeon

Assistant Division Director
CRA/Economic Development

Our Vision

Winter Park is the city of arts and culture, cherishing its traditional scale and charm while building a healthy and sustainable future for all generations.