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District Orientation

The District created these video presentations to provide an overview on The Villages Community Development Districts’ operation and District Departments and Staff that help make The Villages a premier community. As you view the following videos, please do not hesitate to reach out to each department should you have questions or need additional clarification.

District Overview

Richard Baier, District Manager
Community Development District Overview - video
Community Development District Overview - presentation

Finance, Budget & Purchasing

Kenny Blocker, Deputy District Manager
Finance, Budget & Purchasing - video
Finance, Budget & Purchasing - presentation

Resident Services –Customer Service, Community Standards & Risk Management

Carrie Duckett, Assistant District Manager
Resident Services - video
Resident Services - presentation

Community Watch

Nehemiah Wolfe, Division Chief of Community Watch
Community Watch - video
Community Watch - presentation

Recreation & Parks

John Rohan, Director of Recreation & Parks
Recreation & Parks - video
Recreation & Parks - presentation

Executive Golf

Mitch Leininger, Director of Executive Golf Maintenance
Todd Rayburn, The Villages Golf Services Coordinator

Executive Golf - video
Executive Golf - presentation

District Property Management

Blair Bean, Director of District Property Management
District Property Management - video
District Property Management - presentation

The Villages Public Safety Department

Edmund Cain, Fire Chief
The Villages Public Safety Department - video
The Villages Public Safety Department - presentation

Human Resources and Strategic Planning

Deborah Franklin, Director of Human Resources and Strategic Planning
Human Resources and Strategic Planning - video
Human Resources and Strategic Planning - presentation

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Public Records Custodian Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from State and Local Officials regarding State or Local business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Please forward requests to:
Jennifer Farlow, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430
Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at to report any concerns you might have.