Board of Directors and Committees:

The Grand Central District Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization made up of property and business owners working to revitalize the Grand Central District to make it a retail, dining and entertainment destination for St. Petersburg visitors and residents.

The GCDA Board of Directors meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm.


Meet our 2016-2017 Board of Directors:


Jon Tallon
Florida Print Solutions

Secretary Chair:

Kate Thorpe
Palmetto Park Resident

Economic Development Chair:

Philip Dobson
Philip Dobson Properties

Grand Central Market:

Dale Osterwise
D&A Ambient Antiques

Marketing Chair:

Karen Helsinger
Media Garage Group

Executive Director:

Tawnee R. Walling

Vice President:

Terry Thompson
Webtivity Marketing & Design


Joel Schmitz
Joel Schmitz, CPA


Mitch Faber
Old Key West Bay & Grill

Brenda Gordon
Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association
Precious Green
Suntrust Bank
Brian Longstreth
Your Neighborhood Realty