For the past ten years, Barbara Sharief has had the honor of serving Broward County as their current County Commissioner, former County Vice Mayor, and two previous terms as County Mayor. In that time, she has accomplished much. Barbara has been a strong advocate for the residents of her district and the people of Broward County.
Before running for the County Commission, Barbara served on the Miramar City Commission where she also served as Vice Mayor.
As Past President of the Florida Association of Counties, Barbara has advocated for all 67 counties in the State of Florida.
As a member of the National Association of Counties, Barbara served on the Health Steering Committee and attended the Large Urban County Caucus regularly. She has been to Washington many times advocating for her constituents on healthcare, Medicare, Medicaid, clean water, and on rural and agricultural issues.
As a successful businesswoman, Founder, and CEO of South Florida Pediatric Homecare Inc., which specializes in adult and pediatric home care, Barbara also has considerable knowledge of healthcare and the challenges facing the nation today as well as the skills required to create jobs and grow a business.
Barbara has also traveled abroad with AIPAC spending time in the Middle East and in Israel, one of our key U.S. strategic allies and partners.
Barbara will bring her experience at the local, county, and state levels to Washington to benefit the residents of District 20.
“I am looking forward to serving the people of District 20 in Washington. I want to use my experience to focus on the issues important to the residents of District 20 like access to quality healthcare, water resources, strengthening education, creating good-paying jobs for our residents, and providing financial assistance to those who were permanently financially damaged by the COVID 19 pandemic.”