Alexandra P. Davis
Miramar Vice Mayor Alexandra P. Davis had the unique vision to launch the 1st Annual Afro Carib Festival in February 2020 in the City of Miramar to celebrate the diversity of the community. The event has grown into a signature concert event for the city, which attracts world-class artists from the Afrobeats, Reggae and Reggaeton genres and attracts visitors from all over.
Vice Mayor Davis was born in England and raised in Jamaica, where she attended the University of the West Indies (UWI) obtaining her BSc. Degree in zoology and chemistry at their Mona campus. She is the mother of one son who she raised as a single parent, Dr. Chevone Davis-Raglan PharmD. She has spent most of her life in public service having worked for the Ministry of Agriculture in Kingston, Jamaica, The Capital Taxes office in London, England and Miami – Dade County Government in Florida.
Over the years, she has served on various Miramar boards including the Planning and Zoning Board, the Community Services Board and the Education Board. In 2010, she ran for the office of Miramar City Commissioner, following her passion of public service and from a field of six other qualified candidates she was victorious. After a short hiatus she returned to public office in 2019.
She has received many accolades and awards such as ICABA’s one of South Florida’s 100 Most Accomplished Caribbean Americans; Legacy Magazine’s one of the 50 most Powerful and Influential Business Leaders in South Florida; Jamaica Consul General, Jamaica 50 Luminous Award; Legacy Magazine’s one of South Florida’s Top Educators; Pinnacle Coceano Community Leadership Award by the Miramar/Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce; Africa Diaspora Women of Distinction Award; Jamaican Milestone Award by the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce; Community Champion Award by the Health & Education Love Project.