Caryl Hattan

Caryl Hattan portrait


Caryl Hattan grew up in New York and graduated from Suffolk County Community College and thereafter received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Stony Brook University.

For 39 years, Hattan was an educator in South Florida, having taught students in various grades from Elementary through High School. Now a retired educator, she uses her time to serve the town as a full-time councilmember.

 Hattan was elected to the Town Council in March of 2010 and was re-elected without any opposition in 2013, 2016 and 2022.

Commitment to Community

Living as a Davie resident since 1977, Hattan is dedicated to ensuring improvements are made for the betterment of District 2. One of Councilmember Hattan’s goal is to work on the improvements to the infrastructure in District 2 and in the Town of Davie. 

Hattan is committed to representing all residents to the best of her ability so stop by, email, or call Councilmember Hattan and in her words, “We’ll have a chat. I am here to serve you!”

Public Service

  • Davie Town Council: March 2010 to Present
  • Davie Vice Mayor: 2020 to 2021 (most recent)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Broward County Continuum of Care Board
  • Vice Chair of Broward County Housing Council
  • Town Representative on the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

Prior to her election, she served as the Broward County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Chairperson. Through the board’s efforts, the Town opened the skate area at Pine Island Park.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Broward County Women’s Hall of Fame, 2010
    1. Awarded for her efforts towards empowering women to serve in public service.
  • Dr. Nan S. Hutchison Broward Senior Hall of Fame, 2018
    1. This award honors Broward County residents, age 60 and older, who have dedicated more than five years of volunteer service within the county.