Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Joe Gibbons (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Joe Gibbons
District Address:
Suite 203, Pembroke Park Town Hall
3150 SW 52nd Avenue
Pembroke Park, FL 33023-5413
(954) 893-5006

Capitol Address:
212 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5100
political profile
  • House District:100
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2014
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Broward,Miami-Dade
  • District Information:view district 100 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently
    Minority Leader pro tempore, 2010-2012
  • Born:September 23, 1948, New York, NY
  • Moved to Florida:1994
  • Religious Affiliation:African Methodist Episcopal
  • Education:Calvin College, B.A., General Studies;
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.P.A.
  • Occupation:Businessman
  • Spouse:Ava Parker
  • Children:Avis Williams, Joseph Gibbons, Jr., Stacey Simmons, Charles Gibbons, Bailey Mildred, Parker Joseph
  • Grandchildren:Drew Williams, Veronica Williams, Joseph Gibbons III, Harold
  • Affiliations:African American Success Foundation, Board of Directors, 2003-present
    Areawide Council on Aging, board member, 2005-present
    Aventura Marketing Council
    Future Foundation, Board of Directors, 2003-present
    Hallandale Beach-Aventura Rotary Club, President, 2006-2007, 2003-present
    Hallandale Beach Democratic Club, 1st Vice President, 2004-present, member, 2002-present
    Hallandale High School Alumni & Friends Association, Executive Board, 2006-present, member (Assistant Chaplain), 2003-present
    Henderson Mental Health, Board of Directors, 2005-present
    Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
    Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, board member, 2005-present
    Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce, 2005-present
    Anchor Bay Club Condominium, President, 2005-2007, Board of Directors, 2001-2008
    CALL (Community Association Legislative Lobbyists), President, 2004, Executive Board Committee, 2006
    Hallandale Beach Neighborhood Improvement Corporation, Board of Directors, 2003-2006
  • Highlights:Chivas Regal Young Entrepreneur Award
    Gibbons Consulting Group, Inc., President
    IBM 100% Club Presidency
    Nation's Business magazine, Cover
    NERData Products, Toronto, Canada
    SBA Minority Small Business Person of the Year
    White House Conference of Small Business, Congressional Appointee
    Magnetic Imaging Supplies, Inc., former President
    Florida Legislative Black Caucus, Chairman 2008
  • Former Service:Broward County School Board WMBE, Advisory Council
    Broward League of Cities, Vice Chair, Diversity Committee
    Broward County Planning Council, 2004-2006
    City of Hallandale Beach, City Commissioner, 2003-2006
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