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.

Vacant, Chair

William Snyder, Vice Chair

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Bureau of Elevator Safety is currently seeking interested parties to represent the following constituents on the Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Council.

Building Design

The council’s purpose is to provide technical assistance to the bureau in support of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Selected representative must agree to serve a 4-year term and actively participate in scheduled meetings.

More information about the Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Council can be found at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/elevator-safety/estac/.

Interested parties can submit their letter of interest and resume/CV to the bureau at dhr.elevators@myfloridalicense.com by July 15, 2022. Any questions or concerns can also be routed to this email address.

Upcoming Meeting(s)

Notice of Meeting:
Date and Time: July 27, 2022 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Place: Conference Call: 1-888-585-9008, Participant Code: 253045022#
Meeting Agenda being finalized

February 2, 2022 (Conference Call)
Meeting Minutes Pending Approval

November 4, 2021 (Conference Call)
Approved Meeting Minutes

July 21, 2021 (Conference Call)
Approved Meeting Minutes

March 4, 2021 (Conference Call)
Approved Meeting Minutes

March 4, 2020 (Tallahassee)
Approved Meeting Minutes

July 23, 2019 (Tallahassee)
Approved Meeting Minutes 

November 27, 2018 (Tallahassee/Conference Call)
Approved Meeting Minutes

April 3, 2018 (Tampa)
Approved Meeting Minutes

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

Giancarlo (John) Antona – Term Expires: October 31, 2022

Representing: General Public
CAP Government
343 Almeria Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134


David J. Alekna – Term Expires: December 31, 2025

Representing: Elevator Service Companies
Tower Elevator Corporation
3631 NW 48th Terrace
Miami, FL 33142


Vacant: Elevator Manufacturing Companies

 


Steve LaRocca – Term Expires: January 31, 2026

Representing: Building Owners and Managers
2850 Scherrer Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33716


William Snyder – Term Expires: December 31, 2025

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


James Yohn – Term Expires: January 31, 2024

Representing: Labor


Vacant: Building Design

 


John R. Barnott – Term Expires February 28, 2025

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.

Steven von Bodungen, 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