DeSoto Development Corporation

Overview

  • Comprised of seven members appointed by the City Council to serve for a one to three-year term with term limits of six years total.  
  • Promotes quality development within the City of DeSoto.
  • Manage budget of funds received from 1/2 cent sales tax collected in DeSoto
  • Eligible candidates should have a minimum of one of the following qualifications:
    • Serve, or have served as Chief Executive Officer of a company
    • Serve, or have served, in a position of executive management of a company
    • Serve, or have served, in a professional capacity
    • Have experience equivalent to any of the above qualifications and must be bondable

Meeting Schedule

The DeSoto Development Corporation Board of Directors meets the fourth Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the City Council Conference Room at City Hall. Special meetings, when necessary.

DDC Staff


Matt Carlson
Chief Executive Officer
972.230.9611
mcarlson@desototexas.gov
      
Vacant
Research and Business Development Manager
972-230-9623 
  
Melba Hill
Administrative Assistant
972.230.9611
mhill@desototexas.gov


Council Representative

Andre' Byrd
Councilmember - Place 4
682.261.5035
Email Councilmember Byrd

Board of Directors


Curt Krohn, President
Initial Appointment: 7/15
Current Term Expires: 12/22
   
Michelle Jordan, Director 
Initial Appointment: 06/18
Current Term Expires: 12/21

Wendy Johnson Secretary/Treasurer
Initial Appointment: 03/21
Current Term Expires: 12/24
  
Dr. Delva King
Vice-President

Initial Appointment: 01/19
Current Term Expires: 12/22
 
Rodney Brown, Director
Initial Appointment: 11/19 
Current Term Expires: 12/21

Arthur Anderson, Director