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Agricultural Advisory Board

MMRB Liaison: Andrew Darling

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
The Agricultural Advisory Board was created by Resolution No. 94-M-27 adopted by the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting of April 12, 1994. On December 2, 2003, the Board adopted Resolution No 2003-M-58 to amend the membership to better reflect the types of agriculture and agribusiness currently existing in Orange Count
Eleven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners from among the flowering plant/tree, bedding plant, lawn spraymen/pest control, citrus, cattle, equine, lawn maintenance, greenhouse builder, foliage industries, whenever possible.
Member Types:
  • 3 At Large Representative
  • 2 Cattle Industry Representative
  • 1 Citrus Industry Representative
  • 1 Equine Industry Representative
  • 1 Flowering Plant Industry Representative
  • 2 Foliage Industry Representative
  • 1 Lawn Maintenance/Landscaping Representative
Term Length: 2 Years
Term Of Office:
Terms shall expire on December 31 of each year.
Powers and Duties:
The Board shall serve as an independent advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners for the purpose of assisting in the review and analysis of Orange County rules, regulations and ordinances affecting the agricultural industry. The Agricultural Advisory Board shall have the following functions, powers, and responsibilities: 1) The Agricultural Advisory Board shall provide recommendations and comments to the Board of County Commissioners on the various proposed County rules, regulations, and ordinances affecting the agricultural industry. 2) Recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners may consider the overall costs and benefits of rules, regulations, and ordinances to the agricultural industry in an effort to retain and enhance the industry's presence in the community. 3) The Board shall prepare an annual report to the Board of County Commissioners on its activities, goals, and objectives.
First Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m., Cooperative Extension, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Kevin F. Camm
County Extension Director
Cooperative Extension Office
(407) 254-9200

Last Revised: 6/8/2021

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Ryan C. Beck Citrus Industry Representative 12/31/2021
Steven Alan Brown Foliage Industry Representative 12/31/2021
William F. Gouveia Equine Industry Representative 12/31/2022
Joseph R Graham At Large Representative 12/31/2021
Nicholas Edward Hernandez Lawn Maintenance/Landscaping Representative 12/31/2022
Jeff Hogan At Large Representative 12/31/2022
Angela L. Mack Cattle Industry Representative 12/31/2022
Anne Kathrein Markle Flowering Plant Industry Representative 12/31/2021
Anne Nelson Foliage Industry Representative 12/31/2021
Com. Alexander Hendrix Smith At Large Representative 12/31/2022
Michael Thomas Sterner Cattle Industry Representative 12/31/2022

No vacancies at this time. Please check back later.

May 5, 2021

April 7, 2021

March 3, 2021

November 4, 2020

*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.