Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Frederica S. Wilson (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Frederica S. Wilson
District Address:
Suite 310
18425 NW 2nd Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL   33169
Phone: (305) 654-7150

Capitol Address:
404 S. Monroe St.
226 Senate Office Bldg.
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5116
political profile
  • Senate District:33
  • First Elected:2002
  • Terms Out:2012
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Miami-Dade
  • District Information:view district 33 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2002, reelected subsequently
    Minority (Democratic) Lead Whip 2008-2010
    Minority (Democratic) Leader Pro Tempore, 2006-2008
    Minority (Democratic) Whip, 2002-2006
    House of Representatives, 1998-2002
    Democratic Whip, 1998-2002
  • Born:November 5, 1942, Miami, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Episcopal
  • Education:Florida Memorial University, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree
    University of Miami, Masters Degree
    Fisk University, B.S., 1963
    Playmakers Guild
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
  • Occupation:Founder of the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Nicole Wilson-St. Hilaire; Lakesha Wilson-Rochelle; Paul Wilson, Jr.
  • Grandchildren:Triston Paul Wilson, Shane Wilson Rochelle
  • Affiliations:5000 Role Models of Excellence Project, founder and executive director, 1993-present. The project is a drop-out prevention program for minority boys "at risk" of dropping out of school and/or choosing a life of crime. The program operates in Miami-Dade County and Pinellas County Public School. Graduating seniors receive scholarships to the next level of education.
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Regional Director, 1986-1990
    The Links, Inc.
    National Association of Black School Educators
    Various Chambers of Commerce
  • Highlights:American School Health Association, Legislator of the Year, 2008
    Belafonte Tacolcy Center, Inc., Community Ambassador Award, 2008
    North Shore Medical Center, Outstanding Service & Dedication Award, Governing Board Member, 2002-2008
  • Former Service:Cervical Cancer Elimination Task Force, 2004
    Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), Board of Directors, 2004
    WAND Educational Fund, Board of Directors, 2004
    Miami-Dade County School Board, 1992-1998
    Government Accountability to the People (GAP) Commission, 1992-1994
    Minority Certification Task Force, 1992-1998
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