Mayor Judy Paul
Judy Paul began serving the Town of Davie in 1998 as the District 4 Councilmember. In 2007 after serving three terms, she took a two year hiatus while remaining active in the community. In March 2009, Judy was sworn in as the Town’s new mayor. She is happy to be back in the saddle again and is a very dedicated full time mayor who is passionate about her service to the town.
Mayor Paul, an award winning retired Broward County educator, holds a Master of Arts Degree from Montclair State College, NJ. Her educational background and dedication to children is evident in the many projects she initiated and supports in the Town. The Mayor visits schools to read to classes, speaks about the role of municipal government, and attends career days. She initiated the Davie Public Affairs Academy which is a pilot internship program for high school students. Her support of the Town’s Youth, Education and Safety Advisory Board (YES), The Parks and Recreation Programs, the Davie Police Explorer Program, and Davie PAL allow her to use her experience as a classroom teacher to benefit the community.
Mayor Paul’s commitment to the entire Davie community is apparent via her tireless schedule that keeps her constantly interacting with Davie residents and advocating on their behalf. Mayor Paul has been a champion for the people of Davie who want to preserve the Town’s unique charm and character. As a proponent of the preservation of our environment, Mayor Paul works on many environmental projects, is a Master Gardener, and seeks to save wildlife habitat through NatureScape and the National Wildlife Federation. She understands the importance of growing the Town’s tax base and has worked tirelessly to assure that preservation of historic roots and open space go hand in hand with economic development and the redevelopment of the Davie Road and State Road 7 corridors.
Present memberships and affiliations include: Junior Achievement of South Florida – Board of Directors, Flamingo Elementary School Advisory Committee, Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Center – Advisory Council member, Old Davie School – Honorary Board of Directors, Davie Area Land Trust – member, Broward County Farm Bureau – Board of Directors, Friends of the Davie Farm Park, Inc. – President, Project Stable – Board of Directors, Broward County 4 H Foundation – Board of Directors, Audubon Society – member, South Florida Trail Riders – member, Davie Merchants and Industrial Association – member, Wings of Gold Motorcycle Club – Honorary member.