The West Avenue Neighborhood Association (WAvNA) is comprised of representatives of condominiums, businesses, and individuals residing in the West Avenue corridor. WAvNA holds monthly meetings where elected representatives, public officials and community leaders address issues of interest.

The goal of the Association is to: improve pedestrian & bike safety, reduce litter & crime, and encourage responsible development.  WAvNA continues to facilitate an open communication with city hall to address our concerns, especially quality-of-life issues. For more information contact

The Association President is Gayle Durham. Gayle is the co-founder of WAvNA. In addition to her organizing efforts with WAvNA, Gayle has served on the Miami Beach Tennis Committee and is a current member of the City of Miami Beach LGBTQ Committee.

Upcoming WAvNA meetings which are open to the public:

  1. May 9
  2. September 6
  3. October 4
  4. December 6

Click here for City Hall Agenda & Zoom links

Members of the WAvNA Board of Directors are:

Laura Cadorette
Tim Carr
Gayle Durham
Mike Edwards
Alan Frank
Brian Keane
Corinne Kirkland
Amy Litos
Robert Primavera
Susanna Purucker

Mayor and City Commissioner's Contact Information:

Read our newsletters and minutes from past WAvNA Board Meetings.

Latest News and Board Meeting Minutes

Sad passing of Commissioner Mark Samuelian

It is with great sadness we share the news of the passing of Commissioner Mark Samuelian. Mark always put Miami Beach residents first. In his …

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Do you support the proposed land swap deal: a new community health center and library for a 150′ residential/office tower near Canopy Park

Thank you once again to the Mirador, 1200 for hosting last week’s WAvNA Community Meeting. Thank you to Platinum Properties International for our drinks and …

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May 9 WAvNA Community Meeting

Join us for the next WAvNA meeting. When: May 9 @ 6PM – 7.30PMWhere: Mirador, 1200 West Ave Primary topic:  Proposed land swap: a Community Health Center and Library …

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WAvNA has sponsored several policy initiatives.

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