Achievements

  • All Achievements
  • Awards & Commendations
  • Memberships
  • Education & Licensing

Awards & Commendations

Distinguished Service Award from First Data’s Black Leadership Council to Mayor Barbara Sharief for your exceptional leadership, devoted service and impact in the South Florida Community

February 21, 2017

Certificate of Appreciation from the Greater Sunrise Democratic Club

February 9, 2017
To honor Mayor Barbara Sharief for your strong leadership and being an advocate for all citizens: promoting business growth, protecting citizens in times of crisis, and promoting tolerance and equality for all.

Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Hope South Florida Gala

November 4, 2016

Certificate of Appreciation and heartfelt thanks for your support from the National Junior Honor Society of Henry D. Middle School

May 20, 2016

Certificate of Appreciation from The Hispanic Vote for your continuous support of our Organization

February 25, 2015

African-American Achievers Award

2014

At the annual celebration, African-American leaders — including one high school senior — are honored for enriching the quality of life in South Florida. The adult Achievers are selected in the categories of Arts & Culture, Business & Entrepreneurism, Community Service and Education.

Mayor, Broward County Board of County Commissioners

November 2013, November 2016 - Current

As Mayor, Sharief’s theme is "Broward Means Business." She promotes small business throughout the county and several County, State, and Federal programs that help mentor and finance Broward County businesses.

Vice-Mayor, Broward County

Sharief served as Vice-Mayor of Broward County while Kristin Jacobs was the Mayor. She has spent a large portion of that time advocating for the much needed funding of programs to reduce homelessness.

Political Official of the Year, Legacy Magazine

April 2014
A committee of community leaders and business executives choose the top 50 black professionals from nominations that were submitted by their peers. Of those 50, Commissioner Sharief was chosen to receive the Public Official of the Year — Special Achievement Award.

Torch Award, FIU

2014
The Florida International University Alumni Association established the Torch Awards to honor their graduates who have had a positive impact on their profession, the community and the university.

100 Outstanding Women of the Year, Boys and Girls Club of Broward County

May 3013
Each year, the “100 Outstanding Women of Broward County” event showcases and celebrates the accomplishments of women who have impacted Broward’s business, community, and philanthropic fields.

Woman of Distinction Honoree - March of Dimes

December 2012
The March of Dimes Women of Distinction has held a tradition of recognizing women who have the ability to effect change. Commissioner Sharief was recognized as a present and future innovator, influencer and entrepreneur. This event is a multi-generational gathering of leaders who forge partnerships, find solutions, and make our Broward community a better place to live.

Advanced County Commissioner, Florida Association of Counties

June 2013
The Florida Association of Counties presented Commissioner Sharief with the Advanced County Commissioner designation following completion of comprehensive study programs developed by the association. The program coursework covers a variety of topics, such as county government roles and responsibilities, county government structure and authority, financial management, ethics and sunshine law, negotiation skills, economic development, and effective communication.

Certified County Commissioner, Florida Association of Counties

June 2012
The Florida Association of Counties presented Commissioner Sharief with the Advanced County Commissioner designation following completion of comprehensive study programs developed by the association. The program coursework covers a variety of topics, such as county government roles and responsibilities, county government structure and authority, financial management, ethics and sunshine law, negotiation skills, economic development, and effective communication.

Recognition of Services, Kids and the Power of Work (KAPOW)

Nov 2010
KAPOW is a program of the National Child Labor Committee and is a national network of business and elementary school partnerships which introduces students to career awareness through professionally developed lessons taught by business volunteers in the classroom. In addition, students make one visit to the workplace to participate in hands-on activities. KAPOW® lays a foundation for young students, introducing them to work related concepts and experiences that can be continually reinforced throughout the formative years.

Outstanding Woman in Business, Miramar-Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce

Sept 2011
The Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce is the premier business organization serving Southwest Broward County. The Chamber is made up of 500 members representing businesses of all sizes and advances its membership business agenda through advocacy, leadership and engagement.

Commissioner, City of Miramar, FL

Aug 2009-Nov 2010
In 2009, Sharief was elected to the Miramar City Commission, where she served as Vice-Mayor in 2010.[11] While serving on the Miramar City Commission, she donated her annual salary to charities. Sharief has been focused on the issue of the financial health of her constituents, enacting programs to provide foreclosure assistance and programs related to getting through the economic slump.

Graduate, Advanced Institute of Elected Officials and Cities 101, Florida League of Cities

Aug 2009
The Florida Association of Counties presented Commissioner Sharief with the Advanced County Commissioner designation following completion of comprehensive study programs developed by the association. The program coursework covers a variety of topics, such as county government roles and responsibilities, county government structure and authority, financial management, ethics and sunshine law, negotiation skills, economic development, and effective communication.

Memberships

Florida Association of Counties (FAC) - Finance & Audit Committee

2014 - 2015
2015 - 2016
2016 - 2017

Florida Association of Counties (FAC) - Legislative Executive Committee

2013 - 2014
2014 - 2015
2015 - 2016
2016 - 2017

Florida Association of Counties (FAC) - Policy Committees

2011 - 2012 : Health & Human Services, Vice Chair
2012 - 2013 : Health & Human Services, Chair
2016 - 2017 : Constitution Revision Steering Committee, Chair

Florida Association of Counties (FAC) - Board of Directors

2013 - 2014
2014 - 2015
2015 - 2016
2016 - 2017

Florida Association of Counties (FAC) - Executive Committee

2013 - 2014 : FAC 2nd VP
2014 - 2015 : FAC President Elect
2015 - 2016 : FAC President
2016 - 2017 : FAC Immediate Past President

Florida Association of Counties (FAC) - Enterprise Committee

2013 - 2014

National Democratic County Officials

2014

National Association of Black County Officials

2013

National Association of Counties

2009 - Present.

Florida Association of Counties

2009 - Present.
  •   2nd Vice-President, FAC, 2013-present
  • Chair, Health and Human Services Committee-Florida Association of Counties, 2011-2013

The Broward County Metropolitan Planning Organization

2010 - Present.

The Homeless Initiative Partnership

2010 - 2016

The Value Adjustment Board of Broward County

2010 - Present.

Broward Young Democrats

Broward County Democratic Executive Committee

Miramar-Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce

Education & Licensing

Torchbearer

2014, 2015, 2016

Advanced County Commissioner Program (ACC) Graduate

6/26/2013

Certified County Commissioner Program (CCC) Graduate

6/20/2012

Master of Science Degree in Nursing/A.R.N.P./Pediatric Specialty, Florida International University

Current Nursing License: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - State of Florida