Board of Directors

Board Composition

The Board of Commissioners shall consist of seven (7) members, and shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen

  • five (5) members shall own real property within the District; and
  • two (2) members shall be renters within the District


  • No fewer than three (3) members shall be registered voters and owner-occupants of residential real property used as a detached single family residence, condominium or a building of four (4) dwelling units or less within the District;
  • No fewer than one (1) member shall own commercial real property within the District;
  • One (1) member shall rent and occupy real property used as a business licensed by the City within the District; and
  • One (1) member shall rent, occupy and be a voter registered from real property used as a dwelling unit within the District.
  • No employee or elected official of the City shall be a member of the Board of Commissioners.

Terms Of Office

Each member of the Board of Commissioners shall serve for a four (4) year term, with terms expiring as of December 31st of the designated year or when their successors are appointed as provided herein, whichever is later.

Applying To The Board

Board vacancies are filled upon the completion (or early termination) of existing Board Member terms, and are initially screened by the Board of Commissioners and approved by the Mayor’s office. Prior to consideration, the Application Petition and Application Parts B & C must be completed and forwarded to the Board of Commissioners.

Current Board of Directors

Board MemberPositionDesignationTerm EndsMember Information
Luke ReynoldsChairmanCommercial Property Owner 12/31/22Business owner for 15 years. Moved to St. Louis City in 1991.
Adam TilfordCommissionerCommercial Property Renter12/31/23Business renter in Soulard for 10 years. St. Louis City resident since 2004.
Terry HoffmanTreasurerResidential Property Owner12/31/2438-year Soulard resident. Moved to St.Louis City (and Soulard) in 1981.
Jim RickCommissionerResidential Property Owner12/31/2519-year Soulard resident and life-long St. Louis City resident. Moved to Soulard in 2000.
Shawn CarusoCommissionerResidential Property Renter12/31/25
Billy TomberCommissionerResidential Property Owner12/31/2319-year Soulard resident and life-long St. Louis City resident. Moved into Soulard in 2000.
Molly DoughertySecretaryResidential Property Owner12/31/243-year Soulard resident. Moved to St. Louis City in 2015 and moved into Soulard in 2016. Changed from residential property renter to residential property owner 4/2020.