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Board of Directors

Board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm in the Visitor Center Board Room or Gallery Room and are open to the public. Dates are subject to change but will be updated.

Our Mission Statement

The purpose of the Board shall be to market, advertise and promote Florence and Lauderdale County, Alabama as a tourist destination, as well as, a meeting and convention center.

This primary objective shall be accomplished by soliciting conferences, individual, corporate and group visitors, and through the promotion of our special attractions and overall resources of the region.

The Board shall further attempt to expand tourism through the support of educational, cultural, recreational, civic and social activities that enhance the perception of this area by showcasing its hospitality and natural beauty.

The overall intent of this mission is to strengthen the economic foundation for all citizens of Lauderdale County.

Florence-Lauderdale CVB Board of Directors

Kyle MangumCity2022-26kmangum@bibank.com
Mary WhiteCity2022-26mwwhite723@icloud.com
Larry McCoyCounty2023-27Camo.larry2@gmail.com
Rob JonesCity & County2021-25rob@singinriverbrewing.com
Austin DelanoCounty2024-28adelano@mossyoak.com

Related Officials

County Officials

Name Position Phone Email
Danny Pettus Chairman 256-246-1740 dannypettus@juno.com
Brad Black District 1 East 256-710-8340 bblack@lauderdalecountyal.gov
Roger Garner District 1 East 256-627-7008 ronald1778@att.net
Joe Hackworth District 2 West 256-767-9780 hackworthjoe@comcast.net
Fay Parker District 2 West 256-767-0989 fay.parker@lcschools.org

City Officials

Name Position Phone Email
Andrew Betterton Florence City Mayor 256-760-6300 ABetterton@florenceal.org
Kaytrina P. Simmons District 1 Rep 256-760-6401 ksimmons@florenceal.org
Dick Jordan District 2 Rep and Council President 256-760-6402 djordan@mjcarterins.com
Bill Griffin District 3 Rep 256-760-6403 bgriffin@florenceal.org
Michelle Rupe Eubanks District 4 Rep 256-760-6404 meubanks@florenceal.org
Blake Edwards District 5 Rep 256-760-6405 bedwards@florenceal.org
Jimmy Oliver District 6 Rep 256-760-6406 joliver@florenceal.org