Laurie Gallup, a high-profile member of the watchdog, volunteer Tourist Development Council has resigned, citing frustration with Santa Rosa’s government bureaucracy.
A two-year veteran of the council, Gallup is the owner of Navarre Properties, which manages leisure guest accommodations in several condominiums on or near the beach.
In her resignation letter sent to TDC Chairman Vernon Compton last Friday, Gallup said that the County Commission’s refusal to cooperate, or even seriously consider, the council’s recommendations on promotional spending among other matters, was a major factor in her exit.
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