The Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Council was created by the 2004 Florida Legislature to provide technical assistance to the division in support of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and give the division the benefit of the council members’ knowledge and experience concerning the industries and individual businesses affected by the laws and rules administered by the division. Section 399.1061, Florida Statutes, provides more information about the council.

Timothy Newton, Chair

William Snyder, Vice Chair

Upcoming Meeting(s)

Notice of Meeting:
October 16, 2018 (Reedy Creek)

Agenda – Pending Development

April 3, 2018 (Tampa)
Approved Meeting Minutes – Pending Approval

October 24, 2017 (Tallahassee)
Approved Meeting Minutes

June 13, 2017 (Orlando)
Approved Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2017 (Conference Call)
Approved Meeting Minutes

November 15, 2016 (Tampa)
Approved Meeting Minutes

May 10, 2016 (Reedy Creek)
Approved Meeting Minutes

November 17, 2015 (Reedy Creek)
Approved Meeting Minutes

May 5, 2015 (Reedy Creek)
Approved Meeting Minutes

Contact the bureau to obtain a copy of meeting minutes prior to May 2015.

Council Members

John Antona – Term Expires: October 31, 2018

Representing: General Public
Vertical Transport Technology Corp.
150 South University Drive, Suite A
Plantation, FL 33324


Tim Mowrey, Sr. – Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Representing: Elevator Service Companies
Mowrey Elevator Company of Florida
4518 Lafayette Street
Marianna, FL 32446


Timothy G. Newton – Term Expires: October 31, 2018

Representing: Elevator Manufacturing Companies
Schindler Elevator Corp.
North Florida District
7100 TPC Drive, Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32822


Chris Prather – Term Expires: January 31, 2022

Representing: Building Owners and Managers
Newmark Knight Frank
4221 W. Boy Scout Blvd., Suite 440
Tampa, Florida  33607


William Snyder – Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Representing: Private Inspectors
Vertical Transportation Equipment Solution, LLC
P.O. Box 55
Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785


James Yohn – Term Expires: January 31, 2020

Representing: Labor


Jerry Wooldridge – Term Expires: May 31, 2018

Representing: Building Design
Reedy Creek Improvement District
P.O. Box 10170
Lake Buena Vista, Florida  32830-0170


John R. Barnott – Term Expires September 30, 2020

Representing: Local Government
Manatee County Building and Development Services
P.O. Box 1000
Bradenton, FL 34206

Need Help?

All requests for public records, complaints, forms, and applications for licenses can be obtained by contacting the Customer Contact Center.

Rick Akin, Director

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
Bureau of Elevator Safety
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1013

Telephone: 850.487.1395
Email: dhr.elevators@myfloridalicense.com