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.  We focus on residents and our quality of life. Meetings are held first Tuesday of the month and are open to the public. For more information contact

WAvNA continues to facilitate an open communication with city hall to address our concerns, especially quality-of-life issues.

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.

Members of the WAvNA Board of Directors are:
Tim Carr
Gayle Durham
Mike Edwards
Alan Frank
Brian Keane
Corinne Kirkland
Amy Litos

Read our newsletters and minutes from past WAvNA Board Meetings.

Latest News and Board Meeting Minutes

A busy start to 2022 in Miami Beach

Find details of the special City hosted meeting for WAvNA, taking place on Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022. And vote now to help name the new …

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WAvNa resolutions on key neighborhood projects

Previously, WAvNA, opposed item C4W at the Dec 8th Commission based on our opposition to incentivize hotels in an area where there are already too …

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WAvNA Newsletter – December

Another rooftop theatre, no thanks! The full December Newsletter can be viewed here.

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Held first Tuesday of the month and are open to the public.

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WAvNA has sponsored several policy initiatives.

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