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Joseph Gibbons' Biography
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Joseph 'Joe' A. Gibbons
Wife: Ava; 6 Children: Avis, Joseph Jr., Stacey, Charles, Bailey, Parker
New York, NY
African Methodist Episcopal
MPA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1974
BA, General Studies, Calvin College, 1970
Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, 2006-2014
Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Florida State House of Representatives, 2011-2012
City Commissioner, Local Elected Government Official, 2003-2006
Member, Broward County School Board, 2003-2005
Secretary, Broward County Planning Council, 2006-present
Board Member, Areawide Council on Aging, 2005-present
Former Member, Collective Bargaining Committee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member, Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives
Member, Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Advisory Committee, White House Conference on Small Business
Former Member, Rules and Calendar, Florida State House of Representatives
Member, Broward County Planning Council, 2005-2006
President, Gibbons Consulting Group, Incorporated, 2001-present
Vice President, Carbotek Incorporated
Former President, Magnetic Imaging Supplies, Incorporated
President, NERData Products
Sales/Marketing, International Business Machines Corporation, 1973-1980
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
President, Hallandale Beach-Aventura Rotary Club, 2006-present
Executive Board, Hallandale High School Alumni and Friends Association, 2006-present
Member, Board of Directors, Henderson Mental Health, 2005-present
Member, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
Board Member, Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, 2005-present
Member, Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
Director, African-American Success Foundation, 2004-present
Vice President, Hallandale Beach Democratic Club, 2004-present
Member, Board of Directors, Future Foundation, 2003-present
Member, Board of Directors, Hallandale Beach Neighborhood Improvement, 2003-present
Member, Hallandale High School Alumni and Friends Association, 2003-present
Member, Hallandale Beach Democratic Club, 2002-present
Member, Advisory Council, Broward County School Board WMBE, present
Vice Chair, Diversity Committee, Broward League of Cities, present
Board Member, Junior Achievement
Founder, Let's Recycle
President, Southwestern Michigan Minority Business Council
Board of Directors/President, Anchor Bay Club Condominium, 2001-2008
Executive Board Committee, Community Association Legislative Lobbyists (CALL), 2006
Community Service Chair, Hallandale Beach Rotary Club, 2005-2006
Committee Member, Criminal Justice and Policy Committee, Florida League, 2004-2005
President, Community Association Legislative Lobbyists (CALL), 2004
Committee Member, Economic Development Committee, Broward League of Cities, 2003-2004
Names of Grandchildren:
5 Grandchildren: Drew, Vanessa, Joseph (III), Harold, Kaleb
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