I consider it a privilege to represent the residents of District 5 on the Broward County Commission, a job I have been proud to hold since November, 2004. Many of you first met me during my twelve years of service on the School Board of Broward County. I was first elected in 1992 and served three terms as chairperson. My experience on the School Board convinced me that I could bring new ideas and a fresh approach to the County Commission.
Since my election to the Commission one of my main focuses has been on assessing, prioritizing and expanding programs and services for senior citizens and recognizing the importance of utilizing data and technology in our current systems. Earlier this summer I served as the driving force for the Broward County Youth Anti-Violence Summit, which brought community leaders to the Bank Atlantic Center to discuss the troubling issue of youth violence. More...
Broward County Commissioner, District 5