About Vice Chairman Rodriguez
Vice Chairman Anthony Rodriguez was elected to serve as the District 10 Commissioner on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on August 23, 2022. District 10 encompasses portions of Kendall, Westchester, and Fontainebleau. Before joining the Board, Rodriguez served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2018 to 2022.
During his tenure, he advocated and secured state funding for several Miami-Dade County based non-profits, including the WOW Center, a special education school empowering individuals with disabilities, and Casa Familia, an organization dedicated to creating sustainable, enriched, and affordable housing communities benefiting adults with intellectual, developmental, and other related disabilities.
Rodriguez has been an ongoing sponsor for state funding for the Miami International Agriculture, Horse and Cattle Show and Zoo Miami. He has also served as a member of the Jackson Health System Board and the Miami-Dade County Unsafe Structures Board
A first-generation Cuban American born and raised in Miami, he is the son of Cuban exiles who arrived to the United States in the 1960s. His father was one of more than 14,000 children who fled from the island during “Operation Peter Pan” in the aftermath of the Communist revolution. Rodriguez is married to his high school sweetheart, Licette. Together, they own and operate a small business and are raising their three school-age children – Adrian, Tony, and Angelize.