Joseph A. "Joe" Gibbons

District: 100 -- Democrat

Parts of Broward, Miami-Dade

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Hallandale Beach
Occupation:  Businessman
Spouse:  Ava Parker
Child(ren):  Avis Williams, Joseph Gibbons, Jr., Stacey Simmons, Charles Gibbons, Bailey Mildred, Parker Joseph
Grandchild(ren):  Drew Williams, Veronica Williams, Joseph Gibbons III, Harold "Donnie" Simmons, Kaleb Simmons
Education:  Calvin College, B.A., General Studies; John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.P.A.
Born:  September 23, 1948, New York, NY
Moved to Florida:  1994
Religious Affiliation:  African Methodist Episcopal
Recreational Interest:  baseball, basketball, boating, fishing, football, golf, swimming

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently
Minority Leader pro tempore, 2010-2012

Other Public Services

Broward County School Board, WMBE, Advisory Council
Broward League of Cities, Vice Chair, Diversity Committee
Broward County Planning Council, 2004-2006
City of Hallandale Beach, City Commissioner, 2003-2006

Affiliations

African American Success Foundation, Board of Directors, 2003-present
Areawide Council on Aging, board member, 2005-present
Aventura Marketing Council
Future Foundation, Board of Directors, 2003-present
Hallandale Beach-Aventura Rotary Club, President, 2006-2007, 2003-present
Hallandale Beach Democratic Club, 1st Vice President, 2004-present, member, 2002-present
Hallandale High School Alumni & Friends Association, Executive Board, 2006-present, member (Assistant Chaplain), 2003-present
Henderson Mental Health, Board of Directors, 2005-present
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, board member, 2005-present
Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
Anchor Bay Club Condominium, President, 2005-2007, Board of Directors, 2001-2008
CALL (Community Association Legislative Lobbyists), President, 2004, Executive Board Committee, 2006
Hallandale Beach Neighborhood Improvement Corporation, Board of Directors, 2003-2006

Highlights

Chivas Regal Young Entrepreneur Award
Gibbons Consulting Group, Inc., President
IBM 100% Club Presidency
Nation's Business magazine, cover
NERData Products, Toronto, Canada
SBA Minority Small Business Person of the Year
White House Conference of Small Business, congressional appointee
Magnetic Imaging Supplies, Inc., former President
Florida Legislative Black Caucus, Chairman, 2008

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