Bobby (Bobby) Powell (D-24)

State Senator Bobby Powell

Bobby (Bobby) Powell (D-24)
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Capitol: 850.487.5024
FAX: 850.487.5174
District: 561.650.6880
Room 210 Senate Office Building 404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
2715 North Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Residence:West Palm Beach, FL

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Biographical Information Occupation- Planner and Project Manager, Urban Design Kilday Studios Education- Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, B.S., Journalism, 2003 Florida State University, M.S., Urban and Regional Planning, 2006 Born- in West Palm Beach, Florida Religious Affiliation- Methodist; Member of Christian Temple A.M.E. Church, West Palm Beach Recreation- Reading, exercising, spending time with family, participating in activities across the district Legislative Service Elected to the Senate in 2016, reelected subsequently House of Representatives, 2012-2016 Other Public Service Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chairman Honors and Awards Legislator of the Year, Florida Planning and Zoning Association, 2023 Community Service Community Impact Award, Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2023 40th Anniversary Distinguished Statesman Award AKA Sorority, Inc., Xi Pi Omega Chapter, 2023 Florida Legislative Black Caucus, Eagle Award Recipient, 2022 Community Leader of the Year, Operation HOPE, 2022 Legislative Appreciation Award, Florida League of Cities, 2022, 2017 President's Award, given by Florida A&M University President Dr. Larry Robinson, 2021 PBC Frontline Hero, SHE Holdings, Sha's Community Initiatives, Inc., 2021 Humanitarian, SHE Holdings, Sha's Community Initiatives, Inc., 2020 Man of Excellence, Operation HOPE, 2020 Leadership Excellence Award (Public Sector), Leadership Palm Beach County, 2018 Community Leadership Award, In Honor of Black History Month, PBC Democratic Party, 2018 Distinguished Public Service Award, American Planning Association, 2018 Legislator of the Year, Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, 2017 Riviera Beach Hometown Hero, City of Riviera Beach, 2017 Trail Blazer Award, My Teacher My Hero, 2017 Distinguished Alumni, Florida A&M University National Alumni Association, 2015 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 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

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First Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Whitney   
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