Affordable Housing Advisory Board

This Board advises and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and Affordable Housing Officer on issues affecting affordable housing development, and to assist the County in developing new programs and policies in order to foster the development and preservation of attainable housing for those County residents who desire to live in safe, decent, and affordable housing. 

Membership:

There are 11 voting members, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, consisting of at least one representative from each of the following categories: 

  • One member of the Board of County Commissioners
  • One citizen appointed by the City of Temple Terrace or City of Plant City, rotating every three years beginning January 1, 2020
  • One citizen actively engaged in the residential home building industry in connection with affordable housing
  • One citizen actively engaged in banking or mortgage banking industry in connection with affordable housing
  • One citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low income persons in connection with affordable housing (F.S. 420.9076(2)(d))
  • One citizen actively engaged as for-profit provider of affordable housing (F.S. 420.9076(2)(e))
  • One citizen actively engaged as not-for-profit provider of affordable housing (F.S. 20.9076(2)(f))
  • One citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional in connection with affordable housing (F.S. 420.9076(g))
  • One at large resident of Hillsborough County
  • One at large resident of Hillsborough County
  • One at large resident of Hillsborough County

There are four non-voting advisory members, appointed by their governing body, representing the following categories:

  • City of Tampa
  • U.S. Rural Development (USDA)
  • Tampa Housing Authority
  • Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission

Terms:

Members shall serve three year terms.

Authority:

BOCC Resolution R17-061, adopted June 7, 2017, amending Resolutions R07-052, R08-039, and R12-088 modifying membership. F.S. Section 420.9076, Chapter 67.37, FL Administrative Code.

Meetings:

Every Other Month, 1st Monday, 9:00 AM
County Center, 26th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602

Special Requirements:

Non-voting advisory members are not counted towards determination of a quorum nor can they serve on any subcommittee.

Contact:

Michael Likely
Administrative Assistant
County Center - 24th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 246-3150

Members:

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Councilman Robert Boss Citizen Appointed by the City of Temple Terrace or Plant City (rotating every 3 years) 06/07/2017- 
01/01/2020
Ms. Tina Fernandez Citizen Advocate for Low Income Persons in Connection with Affordable Housing 10/18/2017 -
10/30/2020
Mr. Eric Isenbergh Citizen Actively Engaged as For-Profit Provider of Affordable Housing 03/20/2013-
03/31/2019*
Ms. Esther Marshall Citizen Actively Engaged in Banking or Mortgage Banking Industry in Connection with Affordable Housing 07/20/2016-
08/31/2019
Ms. Vanessa McCleary City of Tampa - (Non-voting Member) 12/03/2014-
07/31/2017
Ms. Mary Nieves Citizen Actively Engaged as a Real Estate Professional in Connection with Affordable Housing 10/01/2018 -
09/30/2021
Ms. Katherine O'Donniley At-Large Resident residing in Hillsborough County 05/16/2018 -
05/31/2021
Commissioner Kimberly Overman
Board of County Commissioners 11/20/2018-
11/21/2019*
Mr. Pedro Parra Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission - (Non-voting Member) 01/09/2013-
01/31/2019*
Mr. Marc Rosenwasser Citizen Actively Engaged in the Residential Home Building Industry in Connection with Affordable Housing 02/04/2015-
12/31/2020*
Mr. David Snyder Citizen Actively Engaged as Not-for-Profit Provider of Affordable Housing 01/22/2009-
08/31/2019*
Ms. Elizabeth Strom At-Large Resident of Hillsborough County 10/01/2018 -
09/30/2021
  At-Large Resident of Hillsborough County  
  Tampa Housing Authority - (Non-voting Member)  
U. S. Rural Development Agency - (Non-voting Member)

* Reappointed