About the Downtown Improvement Board

The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) is a Dependent Special District funded by a special tax levy on properties within its district boundaries. The district consists of 44 blocks that encompass the urban core of downtown Pensacola.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Downtown Improvement Board is to enhance the district’s quality-of-life and economic success by creating a cleaner, safer and more enjoyable environment.

Goals and Priorities for Fiscal Year 2022-2023

Attract more quality retail establishments to Downtown
Increase residential offerings and occupancy
Increase visits to downtown by tourists and non-residents
Increase community awareness about the value of Downtown and the DIB

Get Involved


DIB Staff and Board

Walker Wilson, Executive Director

Downtown Improvement Board
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Cailin Feagles, Director of Operations and Events

Downtown Improvement Board
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Michael Carro, Board Chair

SVN | SouthLand Commercial Real Estate Advisors
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Chris McKean

Downtown Improvement Board
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Jean Pierre N'Dione

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Nathan Holler

Downtown Business Owner
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Patti Sonnen

Downtown Property Owner
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Jennifer Brahier, Ex Officio

Pensacola City Council, District 1
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Mike Kohler, Ex Officio

Escambia County District II Commissioner
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