Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Review Committee

The purpose of this Committee is to promote historic preservation, heritage tourism, and related economic development within Hillsborough County (both incorporated and unincorporated areas.)

Membership:

The membership of this Committee shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of nine members. Composition is specified as follows:

Nine members to include residents from the unincorporated area of Hillsborough County and at least one resident from each municipality.

  • Up to six Unincorporated Hillsborough County Residents
  • 1 City of Temple Terrace Resident
  • 1 City of Plant City Resident
  • 1 City of Tampa Resident

Members are to have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Historic Preservation
  • Architecture
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Marketing and Economic Development
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design

Terms:

Members shall serve two year terms. There is no limit to the number of terms a committee member may serve.

Authority:

Approved by BOCC during December 7, 2011, BOCC Meeting. Item F-4, Regular Agenda. Amended August 16, 2017 BOCC Meeting, removing term limits.

Meetings:

TBD

Contact:

Rebecca Hessinger
P.O. Box 1110
Tampa, FL 33601
Phone: 813-272-5909
Fax: (813) 276-2638

Members:

Member Position Dates of Service
Ms. Shelby Bender City of Plant City Resident 02/22/2012 -
03/30/2022*
Mr. Theodore Couch, Jr. City of Tampa Resident 02/22/2012 -
03/30/2022*
Mr. Michael English City of Tampa Resident 05/16/2018 -
03/30/2022*
Mr. Georgi Feshev  Heritage Tourism
06/16/2021 -
06/30/2023
Mr. Keith Greminger City of Tampa Resident 05/16/2018 -
03/30/2022*
Mr. Walter Pestrak Unincorporated Hillsborough County Resident 11/06/2013 -
03/30/2022*
Mr. Michael Pruitt  Architecture
06/16/2021 -
06/30/2023  
Ms. Vivian Salaga City of Tampa Resident 05/16/2018 -
03/30/2022*
Mr. Christian Wells City of Temple Terrace Resident 01/09/2013 -
03/30/2022*

* Reappointment