Barbara Watson

District: 107 -- Democrat

Part of Miami-Dade

Committee Membership for 2016 - 2018 Term

Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee ( Democratic Ranking Member )
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Government Accountability Committee ( Democratic Ranking Member )
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee ( Democratic Ranking Member )
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Rules & Policy Committee
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018
Transportation & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
12/12/2016 - 6/30/2017
8/17/2017 - 11/6/2018

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami Gardens
Spouse:  Alvin Watson
Child(ren):  6 children
Grandchild(ren):  9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren
Born:  Miami, FL

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives on March 1, 2011, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Miami Gardens City Council, Vice Mayor 2007-2009, member 2003-2010
Committee to Incorporate Miami Gardens
Dade/Broward Counties Transportation Task Force
Dade/Broward Transportation Bridge
Miami-Dade County North Dade Task Force
Miami-Dade Task Force, District One
National State and County League of Cities
North Dade Municipal Advisory Committee

Affiliations

Andover Civic Association, President 2010-2014, Director
C.I.N.D., former Director
Dade County Limousine Advisory Board, former Director
Florida Conference of Black State Legislators
Florida Limousine Association of South Florida, former Director
National Organization of Black Elected Women (N.O.B.E.L.)
Miami-Dade County Chapter of the Charmetts, Inc.

Highlights

Florida Middle Class Champion - Progress Florida, 2016
In the Company of Women Award, Business and Economics, Business Woman of the Year, 2009
City of Miami - Miami Commission on Status of Women 2016, Public Service and Government
Established, Cloverleaf Royals Senior Group - Miami Gardens
Established, Junior Council - Miami Gardens
Established, Young Progressive Adults - Miami Gardens
Watson Antique and Classic Cars, former owner
World Care, Inc., founder

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