Bobby B. DuBose was elected to the Fort Lauderdale City Commission District III seat on March 10, 2009. On April 5, 2011 Commissioner DuBose was appointed to Vice Mayor for one year. He was re-elected unopposed on November 22, 2011.
Commissioner DuBose received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Florida. After graduation, Commissioner DuBose returned to his hometown neighborhood where he learned the true meaning of “to whom much is given, much is required.” Commissioner DuBose believes strongly in community service and has volunteered his time serving in many civic organizations since childhood. He is a life member of the NAACP, a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and a life member of the University of Florida Alumni Association.
Since his election to the Fort Lauderdale City Commission, Commissioner DuBose was appointed to the Broward County Planning Council where he currently serves as the Vice Chair. He is the City’s representative to the Tourist Development Council; is a member of the Florida League of Cities Board of Directors; a member of the Florida League of Cities Growth Management and Economic Development committee and the Advocacy Committee where he serves as Vice-Chair; and a member of the Broward League of Cities Executive Board, where he is also the Immediate Past President. In addition, Commissioner DuBose is a member of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials and the Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials where he served as regional coordinator. He is also a member of the University of Florida National Alumni Board.
Commissioner DuBose has received several honors and awards including: 2013 Broward Education Foundation’s Hall of Fame Outstanding Achievement Award; 2012 American Tennis Association Hall of Fame Chairman’s Award; 2011 South Florida's 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals by Legacy Magazine; 2011 Ordinary People Doing Extra Ordinary Things by Friends of the AARLCC; 2009 Gold Coast Magazine’s, “40 under 40” Broward County Rising Stars; and 2009 Broward Young Democrats – Young Democrat of the Year. In 2011, the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Centennial Year, Commissioner DuBose was privileged to serve as Grand Marshall for the Sistrunk Historical Festival and Parade and proudly presided over the City’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Beach Wade-Ins and the grand opening of the Eula Johnson House.
He is a member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church. Is married to the former Yvette Culver and the proud father of Ethan Joshua and Jacob Emmanuel.
Commissioner DuBose may be reached at 954-828-5004 or via e-mail at BDuBose@fortlauderdale.gov.
District III pre-agenda meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month.
1st Monday | 6:00 pm |
1450 W. Sunrise Boulevard
3rd Monday | 6:00 pm |
Riverland Fire Station
1000 SW 27th Avenue
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