Community

Advocate

Elvis Maldonado has dedicated most of his adult life to serving others as a community advocate and as a City of Homestead Councilman since 2009 where he has subsequently been re-elected. Mr. Maldonado’s proven record of public service and personal commitment and engagement to the South Dade community, makes him uniquely qualified to serve as County Commissioner. He’s currently the only candidate in the County District 9 commission race with local government experience.

Chair of the 2019-2020 Florida League of Cities Legislative Policy Committee on Transportation & Intergovernmental Relations.

As a result of his excellence in public service, Councilman Maldonado was selected to serve as Chair of the 2019-2020 Florida League of Cities Legislative Policy Committee on Transportation & Intergovernmental Relations. During his tenure as Chairman, Mr. Maldonado has led the way in addressing municipal concerns relating to transportation and highway safety, as well as aviation, affordable housing, building codes, charter schools and veterans affairs. Moreover, Mr. Maldonado’s community involvement extends to serving on the Homestead City Charter Review Board and as a former Chair of the Community Development District (CDD).

Chair of the Best Practices/New Trends Committee

As a Councilman who comes from a diverse leadership background, Mr. Maldonado serves as Chair of the Best Practices/New Trends Committee and is the Homestead Liaison for the Miami-Dade League of Cities. As a respected small business owner, Councilman Maldonado sits, along with other business and community leaders, county and municipal elected officials, on the Board of Directors of the prestigious Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the official economic development organization for Miami-Dade County. Being a strong advocate for education at all levels, Councilman Maldonado has mentored many young students while serving as Outreach Counselor at Homestead Senior High School, ASPIRA South Charter School and Homestead Middle School.

Councilman Maldonado has made the City of Homestead his home since the age of 5.

Councilman Maldonado has made the City of Homestead his home since the age of 5. Mr. Maldonado is the devoted father of two, young adult women. Being widowed as a young man, he single-handedly raised his young daughters while juggling his responsibilities as a committed small business owner and dedicated public servant. He graduated from Florida Computer and Business College in 1998.

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