Broward County Commissioner Nan Rich
Recognized as one of the most passionate and dedicated members of the Florida Legislature, Nan Rich was first elected to the State Senate in 2004 after serving 2 terms in the House of Representatives. She was elected to serve as the Broward County District 1 Commissioner in November of 2016.
During her legislative service in the Florida Senate, working “across the aisle,” Commissioner Rich became widely recognized as one of Florida’s leading champions of social justice issues - protecting the welfare of children, seniors, and the disabled; and fighting to preserve civil and individual rights.
Commissioner Rich has served as the National President of the National Council of Jewish Women, the first Floridian elected to that office. She was also was appointed as a Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council in Washington, DC.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Kids in Distress, Secretary of the Area wide Council on Aging of Broward County, Chair of the Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, and Chair of the Coordinating Council of Broward County. She has been inducted into the Broward County Women’s Hall of Fame, the Broward County Senior Hall of Fame, and the Miami Beach High School Hall of Fame.
A long-time Florida resident, Commissioner Rich attended the University of Florida. She and her husband, David have four children and three grandchildren.
She will speak at our March 9th meeting on the effectiveness of women in politics, why it is important for women to be part of the political process, and what motivated her to hold elected office.
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