Authority Members


The Florida Atlantic Research and Development Authority was created in 1985 by Palm Beach and Broward county commissions and is a special district organized according to Chapter 159 of the Florida Statutes.  Three members of the Board of Directors are appointed by each commission and the seventh member is appointed by the President of Florida Atlantic University.


The Board of Directors has appointed a full-time president and chief executive officer to implement policy and direct the operations of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University.


In legal matters, the Authority is represented by general counsel.