(Nov. 12, 2015 -- Ocala, FL) The Florida Agriculture Center and Horse Park Authority Executive Director Shawn Doherty was voted in as Vice Chairman of the Tourist Development Council (TDC) this past Thursday, November 12, meeting. Duties include filling in when the Chairman is absent, and maintaining order among council members.
“It is with great honor that I accept this nomination from fellow member colleagues in support of tourism to Central Florida as well as to our great state,” said Doherty.
The purpose of the council is to help nurture and grow Marion County’s travel and tourism industry. Doherty’s term limit for this particular position with the TDC is one year from the November 12th date.
(Pictured l. to r.) Florida Horse Park Executive Director Shawn Doherty, Florida Congressman Ted Yoho, Chief of Staff to the Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Joyner and District Director Clay Martin.
About the park:
The Florida Agriculture Center and Horse Park Authority is a 500-acre, non-profit, multi-purpose, recreational, educational and sporting organization dedicated to developing an International facility that encompasses all breeds, disciplines and other related or corresponding purposes at all levels for the State of Florida and the community at large.