The Broward County Commission choose Commissioner
Barbara Sharief to serve as Mayor.  Commissioner Tim Ryan was selected to
serve as Vice Mayor.

“Broward County means business,” said Mayor Sharief in her acceptance
speech.  “It’s more than just a theme for this year.  It’s a way of
defining Broward County and what we are about, which is outcomes and
results!”   Sharief was born in South Florida, raised in Broward
County and is a long time resident of District 8. Mayor Sharief was successful
at creating and managing a variety of companies and has a strong success record
for making non-profitable businesses profitable. In 2001, Barbara visualized
and created what is now known as South Florida Pediatric Homecare Inc.