Brevard County Tourist Development Council

The Brevard County Tourist Development Council (TDC) was established to promote growth, development, and quality of tourism on the Space Coast.  The TDC acts as the primary body to determine direction, goals and policy for use of the tourism tax. The Tourist Development Tax (TDT), also known as the "bed tax", currently adds a 5% tax to short-term rentals (six months or less) of hotels, motels, apartment hotels, rooming houses, RV parks, and condominiums in Brevard County.

The TDC consists of nine (9) members appointed by the County Commission in accordance with a formula established by Florida Statute. The current members of the council are listed below. One member is the County Commission Chair or his/her designee. Two represent municipal governments in the county. Three members represent businesses who collect bed tax and the remaining three represent tourism-related entities that do not collect a bed tax.

Find out more about how the Tourism Development Office is helping our local community by visiting the Tourism Development Office website. You can learn about new projects being developed, the impact of attractions and events in the area and much more! We encourage participation by both visitors and residents in tourism related activities.

Tourist Development Council Members
Name Email
Wayne Soard
Andrea Young
Commissioner Jason Steele (Chair)
Mayor Rob Medina
Julie Braga
Alex Litras
Dilesh Patidar
Tom Hermansen (Vice Chair)
Keith Winsten

Tourist Development Council Meeting Documents

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