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Gwyndolen "Gwyn" Clarke-Reed

District: 92 -- Democrat

Part of Broward

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Deerfield Beach
Occupation:  Retired Educator
Child(ren):  Vincent Leonard Clarke, Veronica Rose Clarke
Education:  New York City Community College, A.A., 1968; Brooklyn College, B.S., 1973; Adelphi University, Master's Degree, 1979
Born:  October 24, Delray Beach, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Episcopal
Recreational Interest:  dancing, reading, sewing, singing, swimming

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

American Cancer Society, 2005-present
Broward County Community Development Committee
Broward County Planning Council, 2000-2005
City Commissioner, Deerfield Beach, Florida, 1993-2005
Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, 1993-2005
Florida League of Cities, Board of Directors, 1999-2005
Broward League of Cities, President, 2002-2003
National League of Cities, Board of Directors, 1996
New York City School Teacher, 1979-1985
Elected School Board member, New York City, District 18, 1980-1983

Affiliations

American Association of University Women, Women's Issues Chair for Florida, 1987-present
Carl J. Nixon Mango Festival, Inc., board member, 1986-present
Common Highlands Homeowners Association, charter member, 1987-present
Deerfield Chamber of Commerce, 1993-present
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 1979-present
J.M. Unit Boys & Girls Club, board member
Kiwanis of Deerfield West, 1995-present
North Broward Hospital Community Primary Care, 2003-present
North Broward Hospital District, Community Relations Council, 1998-present
Broward County Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2015-2016, Vice Chair, 2014-2015
Pompano Beach Women's Club, 1st Vice President, 2014-2016

Highlights

Broward County Women's Hall of Fame, 2014
Delta Days at the Capitol, Advocacy in Action Award, 2014
Broward Senior Hall of Fame, Class of 2013
The Caribbean Democratic Club of Broward County, Political Award, 2013
Greater Fort Lauderdale Democratic Club Legislator of the Year, 2012
ICABA 100 Most Accomplished Caribbean Americans, 2012
Keynote Speaker Award for Everest University Spring Commencement, 2012
Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Shining Star, "Light of the Community", 2012
The Latino American Who's Who, 2012
Greater Deerfield Beach Democratic Club, Award in Recognition of Faithful and Unyielding Commitment to Public Service, 2010
Mount Hermon AME, Award for Outstanding Service to the Community, 2010
American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Deerfield Beach/Lighthouse Point Relay, Certificate of Appreciation, 2009
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, Certificate of Appreciation for Commitment and Dedication as speaker for the First Annual Women's Professional Day, 2009
Broward College, Award in Appreciation of Support During the 2009 Legislative Session
Carl J. Nixon Mango Festival, Inc., Real Fathers Real Men Banquet, sponsor, 2009
Certificate of Appreciation for Addressing the Dolphin Democrats Membership, 2009
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Social Action Service & Leadership, 2009
Democratic Women's Club of Northeast Broward, for an Exceptional First Year Legislative Session and Outstanding Service to the 92nd District, 2009

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