Executive Director and Board of Commissioners


Our Executive Director

Larry Shoeman

Larry has over 33 years in public housing service administration, not only here in Avon Park but also in Miami Beach, Brevard County, Palatka and West Palm Beach.

A graduate of Florida State University (B.A) and the University of Georgia, where he earned a Masters of Business Administration, Larry brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the post of executive director of the Avon Park Housing Authority.

He is a past president of the Avon Park Noon Rotary Club, is an executive committee member of the Heartland Workforce Board, is a member of the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce, is a Leadership Highlands graduate, is a Junior Achievement Instructor at Avon Park High School, and has served on the advisory committee of the Highlands County Affordable Housing Advisory Board and is Past SERC V.P. for Community Development and a past-president of the FAHRO.

Larry and his wife, Jackie, have two grown sons.

 Board Members

Our Board of Commissioners

  • Cameron Barnard, Commissioner
  • Michael Eldred, Commissioner and NCH I Resident
  • George Wade, Commissioner and APHA Resident
  • Theresa Whiteside, Commissioner 
  • Lester Roberts, Commissioner
  • Garrett Anderson, City Council Liaison

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