Current Term: 11/2014 - 11/2018
First Elected: 1982 - 1984, Councilman
Re-Elected: 2006 - Present, Commissioner
Lauderhill Resident: Since 1972

August 29, Mt. Dora, Florida

BS- Florida A&M University, Tallahassee. FL
M.Ed.- University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Ed.D. - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Military Service:
U. S. Army, 2nd Lt. QMC, Fort Lee, VA
U.S. Army Reserve, Captain, Honorable Discharge


Travel, Fishing, Cooking

Wife: Mattie; Children: H. Stephan and Cameron D; Daughter-in-law: d'Rene; Grandchildren: Siena, Summer and Sia

Committees/Boards: (Past* & Present**)

  • *City National Bank of Florida, Miami, FL
  • *Board of Trustees, Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • *Commissioner, Florida Commission on Tourism, Tallahassee, FL
  • *Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corporation, Tallahassee, FL
  • *Board Chair, Board of Governors, Tower Club, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • **Kiwanis Club of Central Broward, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • *Susie C. Holley Cradle Nursery, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • *Vice Chair, Planning and Zoning Board, City of Lauderhill, FL
  • **Florida Education Fund, Inc., Tampa, FL
  • *President, Broward Elementary School Principals Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • *President, Florida Motor Coach Association, State of Florida
  • *Sistrunk Historical Festival, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • *American Cancer Society of Broward County
  • *Library Advisory Board, Broward County Board of County Commissioners
  • *Executive Board Member, Lauderhill Chamber of Commerce
  • *Board of Trustees, Lauderhill Police Retirement System
  • **Immediate Past President, Florida Black Caucus - Local Elected Officials (FBC-LEO)
  • *Broward League of Cities
  • **Various Homeowners Associations
  • *Broward County Charter Review Commission
  • *Broward County Management and Efficiency Study Committee 
  • *Broward County Tourist Development Council (TDC)
  • **National Black Caucus - Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO)


  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Elks, Pride of Fort Lauderdale #652