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John Herriage serves as the 2019-2020 Chairman of Downtown Odessa, Inc.

Downtown Odessa Inc.'s Board of Directors is made up of Downtown Odessa business owners, residents and city officials interested in the economic development and revitalization of Downtown Odessa as a center of commerce that provides an enhanced quality of life for the residents of Odessa.

Downtown Odessa, Inc.'s Executive Board serve a one-year term and are eligible for annual re-election.

Downtown Odessa, Inc.'s Board of Directors serve two-year terms, and may serve no more than three consecutive terms. Five Directors are appointed to represent the following entities: City Council, Ector County School District, Odessa Chamber of Commerce and Ector County Hospital District.

Downtown Odessa, Inc.'s Committees include the following: Design Committee and Play Committee. Committees are composed of three or more Directors.

Ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board include Downtown Odessa Executive Director Lawanna Lambert, City Manager Michael Marrero, Assistant City Attorney Robert Carroll, and City of Odessa Mayor David R. Turner. 


Downtown Odessa, Inc. Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Appointed by City Council 

John Herriage, Board Member                                                                                                                                                                 JL Herriage LLC

Sondra Eoff, Board Member
Eofficial Enterprises Inc. 

Lonnie Lawrence, Board Member

William Vaughn, Board Member                                                                                                                                          Powerhouse Reality

Susan Thornton, Board Member
Medical Center Hospital

Cruz Castillo, Board Member                                                                                                                                                                  JSA Architects

Alma Gomez, Board Member
Texas Tech University Health Science Center


Executive Officers

John Herriage, Board Chairman

William Vaugn, Board Chair-Elect

Susan Thornton, Board Treasurer


City Council Representatives

Peggy Dean, Council Member                                                                                                                                                                    At-Large

Malcolm Hamiton, Council Member                                                                                                                                                District 1

Ex-Officio; Non-Voting Members

Lawanna Lambert
, Executive Director
Downtown Odessa, City of Odessa

Michael Marrero, City Manager
City of Odessa

Robert Carroll, Assistant City Attorney
Legal Department, City of Odessa

Mayor David R. Turner, Board Member
City of Odessa Mayor


Downtown Odessa, Inc. Staff

Alexa Moulakis, Event Coordinator
Downtown Odessa, City of Odessa

Amanda Casto, Executive Administrative Assistant
Downtown Odessa, City of Odessa