Here is a picture of Haitian-American judge Fred Seraphin. He became the first Haitian-American judge in the State of Florida when Governor Jeb Bush appointed him
Judge Seraphin is an adjunct professor at Barry University. He is the chairman of the Board of Directors of Sant La, The Haitian Neighborhood Center, Inc., a not for profit corporation servicing the South Florida Haitian Community. He is a mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters and is on the Leadership Council of Take Stock in Children of Miami-Dade County, Inc., also a mentoring program for youth.
Here is a picture of Jacques Despinosse who is president of the Haitian American Leadership Coalition and executive Director of Haitian American Citizenship and Voter Education Center, Inc.
Councilman Jacques Despinosse was born in Port-de-Paix, Haiti. He immigrated to the United States in 1968, where he became a small business owner in Brooklyn, NY. He moved to Florida in 1977 and has lived in North Miami since 1989.
Here is a picture of two American citizen as they are spending time in Haiti jail for kidnapping Haitian children. The American missionaries are stating that the Haitian children were not kidnapped. Children are usually kidnapped for many reasons. They are often used for sex, slavery and other reasons
The Haitian president has been accused for holding foreign citizenships. According to Senator Moise Jean-Charles, President Michel Martelly is a citizen of the United States and Italy, beside Haiti. A commission was formed following these allegation to investigate the nationality of the Haitian president.
The investigation which is lead by nine senates will look at the allegations and come up with a conclusion. It is formed by Joseph Lambert, Yvon Buissereth, Steven Benoit, Youri Latortue, Dieuseul Simon Deras, Evallière Beauplan, John Joel Joseph, Nenel Cassy and Moise Jean-Charles) on whether or not the Haitian President Michel Martelly is in possession of American and Italian citizenship
Here is a picture of Ronald A. Brise who was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in November 2006. The area it covers includes the communities of North Miami, Miami Shores, Pinewood, Biscayne Gardens, El Portal, Biscayne Park, and a portion of Miami. He was reelected unopposed for the 2008-2010 term.
First Haitian-American elected to public office in US. The current Councilman of North Miami Beach, Philippe Derose was born in Haiti in 1952. He moved to the United States in 1974. He received a bachelor's degree in psychology at California Coast University. Philippe Derose married to Marie Derose and together, they have three children.
Here is a picture of Councilwoman of North Miami, District 4, Marie Erlande Steril
For the past 18 years, Marie Erlande Steril has been a resident of North Miami, most specifically in District 4 that she proudly represents on the City Council. She has been an active member of the community and has contributed to the betterment of the city at many different levels.