Mayor - Michelle J. Gomez

Community Service

  • Mayor, City of Tamarac, November 2018 – present
  • Vice Mayor, City of Tamarac, March 2011 to November 2011, November 2012 to December 2012, November 2013 – November 2014, and November 2017 – November 2018
  • Commissioner of District 2, City of Tamarac, July 2010 to December 2012, October 2013 –  November 2018
  • Co-Chair, MPO Roundtable Steering Committee, 2018 – present
  • Chair, Broward County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, 2017 – present
  • Member, Broward County Planning Council, 2014 – present
    • Executive Committee Member
    • Land Use/Trafficways Committee Member
  • Member, Broward Water Resources Task Force, 2015 – present
  • Board of Directors, Smart Growth Partnership, 2015 – 2016
  • Board of Directors, The Dellenbach Foundation, 2016 – present
  • Board of Directors, Park and Recreation Foundation of Tamarac, 2013 – 2014
  • Member, National League of Cities Transportation Infrastructure & Services Federal Advocacy Committee, 2011, 2012, 2014 – present
  • Member, Florida League of Cities, Transportation & Intergovernmental Relations, 2017 – present
  • Member, Broward League of Cities Legislative & Advocacy Committee, 2014 – 2015
  • Member, Broward League of Cities Charter Review Committee, 2014 – 2015
  • Member, Broward League of Cities Education Committee, 2011 and 2012
  • Member, Broward League of Cities Leadership Development Committee, 2011
  • Entertainment Chair, Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, 2012 – 2016
  • Member, Broward Housing and Community Development Task Force, 2009 – present
  • Member, Kiwanis Club of Tamarac, 2009 – present
    • Recipient of 2011-2012 Distinguished Club Pin
    • Board of Directors, 2013 – present
  • Member, American Diabetes Foundation Broward County Walk-A-Thon, 2002
  • Board of Directors, Sgt. Slaughter Youth Foundation, 2001
  • Member, Jeff Dellenbach West Broward YMCA Celebrity Golf Classic Committee, 1999
  • Member, NSU Law Alumni Golf Classic Committee, 1999
  • Member, Charitable Celebrity Commission, 1995 – 1998

Bar Affiliations

  • Admitted to practice law in Florida, District of Columbia, and New York
  • Admitted to practice before the Southern District of Florida Federal Court
  • Member: Florida Bar, Broward County Bar, District of Columbia Bar, and New York Bar
  • Member: Broward County Bar Association Sections: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Animal Law, Entertainment and Arts, and Real Property, Probate & Trust.

Professional Affiliations/Experience

  • Saunders, Curtis, Ginestra & Gore, P.A., President, Fort Lauderdale, FL October 2000 – present
  • Kelley Kronenberg, P.A., Of Counsel, Fort Lauderdale, FL March 2016 – March 2018
  • Arbitrator, Florida Court-Appointed Arbitrator Trained, 2009 – present
  • Mediator, Certified Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Trained Mediator, 2010 – present
  • Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator and County Court Mediator, 2007 – present
  • Board of Directors, The Broward Bar Association, 2016 – 2018
  • Chair (2015 and 2016) and Member, The Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 2013 – 2016
  • Member, The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Title Insurance Committee, 2012 – present
  • Member, The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Real Property Finance and Lending Committee (Formerly Mortgages and Other Encumbrances), 2011 – present
  • Member, Approved Title Agent for Old Republic Title, 2006 – present
  • Member, Attorneys’ Real Estate Council of Broward County, 2003 – present (President 2009,Vice President and Treasurer 2007 – 2008, Secretary and Treasurer 2006, and Treasurer 2005)
  • Member, The Fund Circuit Advisory Team for Broward County, 2010 – present
  • National Football League, Management Council Law Clerk, New York, NY January – April 2000
  • Impact Sports, Legal Division Intern, Boca Raton, FL September – November 1998
  • The Dan Marino Foundation, Director (previously Office Manager and Special Events Coordinator), Fort Lauderdale, FL October 1994 – May 1998
  • Stringer Marketing Group, Account Manager, McLean, VA and Fort Lauderdale, FL March 1994 – August 1995
  • Sportacular Art, Office Manager, Fort Lauderdale, FL July 1994 – October 1994
    Hill & Knowlton Public Affairs Worldwide Co., Health Care and Public Relations Intern, Washington, D.C. May 1992 – May 1993
  • House of Commons, Sir Malcom Thornton, Member of Parliament, Research Assistant, London, England September – December 1991

Education/Training

  • Juris Doctor, Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 2000
  • Master of Arts – Public Communication, The American University, School of Communication, Washington, D.C. August 1994
  • Bachelor of Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government, The American University, School of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C. May 1993 and Birkbeck College, London, England Fall semester September – December 1991
  • Grantsmanship Training, 1995
  • Bankruptcy Mortgage Modification Mediation, 2013   
  • Elder Mediation, 2013
  • Family Law Mediator, Trained (pending final certification)