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Our President

On behalf of the officers and board members of the Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, Inc. (FBC-LEO), welcome to our official website, where you will find information about our organization and the issues we support. The FBC-LEO was established in 1985 as a non-profit, public policy, research and educational institute. It is a constituent of the Florida League of Cities.

It is my desire to ensure that the organization provides the tools necessary for continual development of our members as they become effective advocates benefiting the many municipalities throughout our state.

Sincerely,

Phillip E. Walker, President
City Commissioner, City of Lakeland

Meet the Team

Pursuant to the FBC-LEO Bylaws, the FBC-LEO Board of Directors consists of thirteen members.

They include the President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, Parliamentarian, Historian, Chaplain, Sergeant-at-Arms, Regional Coordinator and the Immediate Past President.

Officers and Directors are elected each year at the Annual Membership Meeting by FBC-LEO’s Regular (Voting) Members

Teresa Watkins Brown

Teresa Watkins Brown

1st Vice President

CITY OF FORT MYERS

Willie Shaw

Willie Shaw

2nd Vice President

CITY OF SARASOTA

Leo Longworth

Leo Longworth

President Emeritus

CITY OF BARTOW

Justin Campbell

Justin Campbell

Secretary

CITY OF PALATKA

Shelli Freeland Eddie

Shelli Freeland Eddie

Treasurer

CITY OF SARASOTA

Wayne Messam

Wayne Messam

Immediate Past President

CITY OF MIRAMAR

Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis

Assistant Secretary

CITY OF DELAND

Hazelle P. Rogers

Hazelle P. Rogers

Assistant Treasurer

CITY OF LAUDERDALE LAKES

Johnny Burroughs, Jr.

Johnny Burroughs, Jr.

Parliamentarian

CITY OF BELLE GLADE

Terril L. Hill

Terril L. Hill

Regional Coordinator/Membership Director - North

CITY OF PALATKA

Curtis Gibson

Curtis Gibson

Regional Coordinator/Membership Director - South

CITY OF LAKE WALES

Mary Lawson-Brown

Mary Lawson-Brown

Historian

CITY OF PALATKA

Jaha Cummings

Jaha Cummings

Assistant Historian

CITY OF PUNTA GORDA

Eugene L. Fultz

Eugene L. Fultz

Chaplain

CITY OF LAKE WALES

Morris L West

Morris L West

Sergeant-At-Arms

CITY OF HAINES CITY

Become A Member

The FBC-LEO offers three levels of membership for dues-paying individuals:

  • Regular Member (Current Mayor or City or County Commissioner)
  • Associate Member (Former Mayor or City or County Commissioner)
  • Supporting Member (Other Individuals or Corporations)

FBC-LEO Membership Registration

The FBC-LEO offers three levels of membership: Regular, Associate, & Supportive.

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