State Representative Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed, D92, was mentioned in the Sun-Sentinel as one of South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business and Industry for 2016.
Representative Clarke-Reed is a retired educator and holds a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College and a master’s degree from Adelphi University. She served 12 years on the Deerfield Beach City Commission, serving as the vice-mayor during her first year. During her time as a Commissioner, she started a summer employment, career development, and mentoring program for youth ages 13 to 15. She has served as president of the Broward League of Cities, and was elected to the House of Representatives in the year 2008, and subsequently re-elected each year.
She served as the 2014-2015 Vice Chair of the Broward County Legislative Delegation, and presently serves as the 2015-2016 Chair of the Broward County Legislative Delegation.
Representative Clarke-Reed is term limited and is now running for the Florida Senate, District 34.