Midlothian Development Authority


The Midlothian Development Authority (MDA) was organized to promote, develop, encourage and maintain employment, commerce, economic development and public facility development in the City, specifically within the area included in Reinvestment Zone Number Two and neighboring areas.


The Board consists of nine members serving two-year terms. The City appoints five of the members and City residency is required for membership. Appointments are made in December.

 Members Appointment Entity  Initial Appointment  Current Term Expires
 Chris Dick, Chair City   05/22/2007  January 2024
Ann Honza, Secretary  City 07/28/2015  January 2023
 David Ramirez City 12/14/2021  January 2024
 Helene Jones City 12/06/2016 January 2023
 Dora Trillo City 12/11/2018 January 2024
 Joe Fallis, Vice-Chair State Senator 05/19/2014 Open Term 
 Jason Jacobus Ellis County Judge 11/01/2020 Open Term
 Ken Pritchett State Representative 12/01/2005 Open Term
 Jim Norris MISD Board of Trustees  08/01/2016  Open Term


Meetings are held monthly on the second Monday of the month at 5:30 pm


The City Council's policy is to limit membership to one board/commission at a time in order to provide an opportunity for service and involvement to as many citizens as possible. Training is available to all new appointees.

For more information, contact the City Secretary at (972) 775-3481 or download the Board/Commission Application