Vice Mayor DuBois is Re-elected For a Second Term
Following the 2016 elections, Vice Mayor John DuBois was re-elected by Village of Palmetto Bay residents to serve for a second term. A Swearing-In Ceremony took place on December 5th at Village Hall, during which Vice Mayor DuBois took his second oath of office to serve as Vice Mayor of Palmetto Bay. For more information about the 2016 elections, including the election results, please visit our Elections 2016 page. Read the story featured in the Community News newspaper. Congratulations Vice Mayor John DuBois! POSTED 12/2/16 UPDATED 12/7/16
Vice Mayor DuBois presents Village project in Tallahassee
This past Thursday, Vice Mayor DuBois, along with Public Services Director Patterson presented the Village's stormwater drainage project before the State Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government in Tallahassee. The committee makes the final funding recommendations for Stormwater projects based on project merits and demonstrated need. DEC 7 2015
Fifth Annual Community Thanksgiving Food Drive
Vice Mayor John Dubois continued a five-year holiday tradition of delivering turkeys and all the fixings to local residents in need of a holiday meal. Christ Fellowship Church Pastor Jorge Molina and Local Missions Director Gigi Delgado assisted in the effort by providing bountiful Thanksgiving meal boxes pre-assembled by church volunteers. The holiday initiative was initiated five years ago by former Councilmember Patrick Fiore, who joined in this effort again this year, alongside the Vice Mayor and current District 1 Councilmember Karyn Cunningham. See Facebook photo gallery.
National Bike to Work Week
Vice Mayor DuBois got pumped up for a Budget Workshop May 11, by joining Mayor Flinn and Councilmember DuBois in a show of support for National Bike Month. By riding their bikes to Village Hall, they shared a message about the benefits of bicycling -- and encouraged residents to give biking a try. Read more. MAY 11, 2015
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John DuBois is a businessman and technologist in the Telecommunications field for 30 years with jobs ranging from software engineer to Chief Executive Officer of public and private companies. He has also dedicated a great deal of his time to community service including his work supporting charitable organizations, his service as Vice Mayor of Palmetto Bay for the last 4 years, and he started a non-profit organization providing free legal services for people who have been unjustly pursued by the government.
Mr. DuBois was a pioneer in the field of networked video surveillance technology in the late 1990s and today he is CEO and co-founder of Eyecast which builds and operates cloud-based video surveillance technology. In the last 15 years, Mr. DuBois served on the board of directors and advisory boards to various telecommunications companies in the U.S. and Canada.
John grew up in NYC, spent most of his adult life in the Washington DC area and moved to Palmetto Bay in 2001. He has a BS in Business Administration from American University and an MS in Technology of Management also from American University.
In addition to his own non-profit organization, he has spent over 10 years on the Board of Directors of Camillus House whose mission is to end chronic homeless in Miami. He is also a Director of Camillus Health Concerns which provides a full spectrum of health services to people who do not have the means to provide for themselves.
Vice Mayor DuBois has served on the board of directors and advisory boards of many companies, charities, and institutions including several years on the Board of the Deering Estate Foundation in Palmetto Bay and on the Palmetto Bay Tree Advisory Committee. He is currently involved with the following entities;
- Member, Board of Directors Camillus House (8 years) the largest service provider to the homeless in Miami.
- Member Camillus House finance committee.
- Member, Board of Directors Miami-Dade County Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
- Advisory Board, Educate Tomorrow which provides foster care children who age out of the system with education and life skills training.
- Member, Board of Directors of Camillus Health Concerns which provides health services to those who cannot afford medical treatment.
- Chairman, Camillus Health Concerns finance committee.
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