Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Bobby Powell (D)
Bobby Powell
District Address:
Suite 105
2715 North Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL   33407
Phone: (561) 650-6880

Capitol Address:
404 South Monroe Street
220 Senate Office Building
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5030
political profile
  • Senate District:30
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2026
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Palm Beach
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida Senate in 2016, reelected subsequently
    Florida House of Representatives, 2012-2016
  • Born:Sept. 7, 1981 in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Methodist; Member of Christian Temple A.M.E. Church, West Palm Beach
  • Education:Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, B.S., Journalism, 2003
    Florida State University, M.S., Urban and Regional Planning, 2006
  • Occupation:Planner and Project Manager, Urban Design Kilday Studios
  • Spouse:
  • Affiliations:American Institute of Certified Planners
    American Planning Association
    Leadership Palm Beach County Alumni Relations Board
    Urban League of PBC New Community Development Board, Member
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Coordinating Committee, Member and Business Manager
    Palm Beach County Caucus of Black Elected Officials, Associate Member
    Palm Beach County Chapter of FAMU Alumni Association, Member
    Salvation Army Northwest Community Center Advisory Board, Member
  • Highlights:Appreciation Award, Palm Beach County League of Cities, 2014
    Freshman Legislative Appreciation Award, Palm Beach County League of Cities, 2013
    Distinguished Alumni Award, Palm Beach County Chapter of the FAMU Alumni Association
    Call to Action Award, Democratic Black Caucus of Florida
    The Voice of Commercial Construction, Associated Builders and Contractors Inc.
    Friend of Industry Award, Trust & Wealth Management
    South Florida’s Most Influential Black Business Leaders, Legacy Magazine, 2012
    Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Ethics Seminar, Keynote Presenter, 2012
    Founder's Award, Inner-City Youth Golfers' Association, 2011
  • Former Service:Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chairman
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