Downtown Development Authority

Brian Stockton

DDA Executive Director
1 Innovation Way
Woodstock, GA 30188

The Woodstock Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was created by an activating resolution of the Council of the City of Woodstock on November 26, 2002 pursuant to the provisions of Article IX, Section VI, Paragraph III of the 1983 Constitution of the State of Georgia, the Downtown Development Authorities Law of the State of Georgia, O.C.G.A. § 36-42-1, et seq., as amended (the “Act”).

The DDA is tasked with the revitalization and redevelopment of the central business district of Woodstock and to promote for the public good and general welfare trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities. 

DDA board members are appointed to concurrent terms by the Mayor and each Council Person and is staffed by members of the city’s Economic Development Department through an Intergovernmental Agreement adopted by the DDA Board and the City Council.


DDA Agendas and Minutes


Karen Wintering (Jan 1, 2018-Dec 31, 2021), appointed by Mayor

Kenny Kligman (Jan 1, 2018-Dec 31, 2021), Board Vice-Chair (elected), appointed by Ward 1

David Leggett (Jan 1, 2020-Dec 31, 2023), appointed by Ward 2 

Spencer Nix (Jan 1, 2018-Dec 31, 2021), appointed by Ward 3

William Raike (Jan 1, 2020-Dec 31, 2023), Board Treasurer (elected), appointed by Ward 4

Perry Tanner (Jan 1, 2018-Dec 31, 2021), Board Chair (elected), appointed by Ward 5

Dwight Waggener (Jan 1, 2020-Dec 31, 2023), appointed by Ward 6

Additional elected and staff positions are as follows:

Warren Johnson, City Council Liaison

Sylvia Breitbart, Board Secretary (elected), ED Program Manager (staff)

Brian Stockton, Executive Director, Economic Development Director (staff)

Kyle Bennett, ED Tourism Manager (staff)

Stacy Brown, ED Marketing & Communications Manager (staff)