Supervisor Information

The following is a list of the Palms of Terra Ceia CDD Board of Supervisors with their assigned positions and terms. Please click on the link to the Supervisor of Elections website for further information.

Supervisor Bios

Seat #1 Charles (Duane) Swetland, Term 11/2026

  • High School Graduate 1965 (business courses)
  • Born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Married to Betty 6 years
  • 4 Children and 7 Grandchildren
  • Some Junior College Courses in California
  • Many Trade School Certificates (Master Certified Marine Repair Technician)
  • Service Manager Training Courses & Seminars throughout the Years
  • HOA President Fiddler’s Bend 
  • Veteran: U.S.M.C. Honorable Discharge
  • J C Penney Co., Sales & Hard Lines Manager 14 Years
  • Technician & Service Back Bay Marina 14 Years
  • Small Business Owner, Marine Repairs Services, Inc. 12 Years
  • Semi-retired in 2011
  • CDD Board of Supervisor since 2018

Seat #2  Barbara Gard, Term 11/2024

  • Bio unavailable

Seat #3  Gerald R. (Jerry) Barkholz AKA “Dr. B.”, Chairperson, Term 11/2026

  • Born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Married to Faye 55+ years
  • Two Daughters and 4 Grandchildren
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education from Wayne State University
  • Doctoral Degree in Education from University of Florida
  • Elementary School Teacher in Michigan 4 years
  • Associate Professor, University of South Florida, College of Education 36 years
  • Campus Park HOA President (Tampa, FL) 1 year
  • Surfside Club South Condominium President (Ormond Beach, FL) 7 years
  • Crystal Tree HOA Vice President (Waynesville, NC) 3 years
  • Resident of Palms of Terra Ceia Bay since 2011
  • Bay Club Condominium Secretary/Vice President (Palms of Terra Ceia Bay) 5 Years 
  • CDD Board of Supervisor since 2018

Seat #4  Charles (Charlie) Weidner, Term 11/2024

  • Born in, New York, New York
  • Married to Barbara 34 years 
  • 1 son
  • Education; BSCE from Lehigh University 1965, MBA in Finance from Hofstra University 1969
  • Professional: Licensed Professional Engineer for Over 45 years; Member of New York State Professional Engineers Society and Life Member of American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • In Charge of Design and Inspection of all Construction for Municipality of 300,000, as Town Engineer.
  • In Charge of Design and /or Inspection of Over a Million Tons of Asphalt and Many Miles of Drainage on Roadways and Parking Areas.
  • Designed and Inspected Docks and Bulkheads as well as Retaining Walls.
  • In the Private Sector was Responsible for Much of the Same Work for over 15 years

Seat #5  Judith F. (Judi) O’Connor, Vice Chairperson, Term 11/2026

  • Born in Belleville, Ilinois 
  • Married to Charlie 52 years
  • 1 Daughter and 2 Grandchildren
  • Administrative Assistant N&W Railway, St. Louis, Missouri, Roanoke, Virginia, N.Y., New York 10 Years
  • Assistant to the Vice President General Cable Corporation NY, New York 2 Years
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education, William Paterson College
  • Special Education Teacher Englewood, New Jersey 7 years
  • Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant, Child Study Team Englewood, New Jersey 4 years
  • Interior Design Business, Bradenton, Florida 5 years
  • Bay Club HOA Social, Welcome, Risk Mgmt., Rules Committees 3 Years
  • Resident of Palms of Terra Ceia Bay since 2010  
  • CDD Board of Supervisor since 2014