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View Lauderhill COVID-19 information and other helpful resources at lauderhill-fl.gov/COVID19.

Seat #5

Current Term: November 2018 to November 2022
First Elected: November 2010
Lauderhill Resident: Since 1994

Personal Information

Born: December 24, Pompano Beach, Florida

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Economics - Morehouse College; Certified Property Manager (CPM - Institute of Real Estate Management

Occupation: Realtor

Hobbies/Interests: Reading and Gardening

Family: Married to Victoria Thurston, 4 Children - Milette, Raymond, Kendra, and Kristina

Committees/Boards

  • Broward League of Cities (City Representative)
  • Florida League of Cities (Urban Administration Committee)
  • Broward Black Elected Officials (Treasurer)
  • Community Gardening Committee of South Florida
  • Broward County Water Advisory Board
  • Broward County Tourism Development Council (TDC)
  • National League of Cities (Public Safety Committee)
  • Florida Black Caucus of Locally Elected Officials (Former Treasurer)
  • National Black Caucus of Locally Elected Officials

Affiliations

  • Mount Olive Baptist Church
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Central Broward Kiwanis Club
  • Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce (Past President)
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Past Vice President)
  • Sickle Cell Disease Association of Broward (Past President)
  • Morehouse College Alumni Association of Broward (Past President)