IRENE BIGGER, PRESIDENT:
As a retired C.P.A., Irene Bigger moved to Miami Beach with her husband in 2019. She fell in love with the Art Deco district because of its rich history, beauty, and accessibility to many restaurants and venues from their place on the north end of Ocean Drive. Grateful to be living in Miami Beach, she quickly became aware of its fragility and the need to protect it from those who did not have its best interest at heart. In the years advocating for a safer and better quality of life here, she saw how advocacy could positively impact the City, and noted that this advocacy was most needed in her own backyard in the Art Deco Cultural District. It was then that she decided to create the Art Deco Neighborhood Association, and join forces with fellow advocates to allow for better representation of the residents and their needs in the beautiful and historic district.
JANE KRUPP, VICE PRESIDENT:
After receiving a BFA from Cornell University, School of Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Jane formed her own firm practicing architectural design, specializing in furnishings, materials and color. Her love affair with Art deco started in the 1970s and continues to this day. “Having a front row seat on Ocean Drive is a special kind of paradise”.
LINDSAY CAZEL FERRINGTON, SECRETARY:
Lindsay is a native of South Florida. Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, she graduated from Pine Crest and moved to California where she earned a BA in Fine Arts at USC in Los Angeles. She built her career in Silicon Valley, however, Lindsay always dreamed to return and settle in Miami Beach. Lindsay is passionate about our environment (especially cleaning our beaches), historic preservation (both architecture and stories from our residents), and celebrating the diversity of our unique neighborhood and residents.
NINA WEBER WORTH, DIRECTOR:
Originally from NY, Nina came to South Beach in the Fall of 1993 with her husband, Don, to live on Ocean Drive. Her credits include working with then Commissioner Nancy Liebman on the first Noise Ordinance, serving on the Parks and Recreation Board, ultimately becoming Chairman, and initiating the renovation of Lummus Park and propagating the historic Jamaican Tall Palm trees. In response to the toll that holding special events was taking on the park, she co-wrote the Lummus Park Impact Fee which became legislation. Historic Preservation is her passion as she is currently the Vice Chair of the Miami Design Preservation League, and has spent the last 16 years, with Don, working on restoring the Miami Marine Stadium. Now with ADNA, she will continue the efforts she started some 30 years ago to improve the quality of life here in our area.
EUGENE RODRIGUEZ, DIRECTOR:
A Miami Beach native, Eugene is a graduate from Georgetown University. He has lived on the north end of Ocean Drive since 1997 and is a pioneer of the Fashion and Film Production industry that was centered on Ocean Drive with his first office in the basement of the Leslie Hotel in 1988. His clients included fashion designers Valentino, Versace, Armani, and Ralph Lauren; photographers Herb Ritts, Helmut Newton, Steven Meisel, and he contributed to the production on films including Miami Vice , Fast and Furious and Rock of Ages. He was the owner of the Art Deco Paris Theater until 2020, and current owner of the historic Ice Palace Studios, a venue for creative events and projects including art and charitable events. He is a past Board Member of the Ocean Drive Association, he is very much excited about contributing his expertise to ADNA’s goals in elevating our Art Deco Cultural District.