Tallahassee, Fla. (July 23, 2018) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed former State Representative Ronald Brisé to its statewide Board of Directors.
Currently a consultant in the government affairs practice at the law firm of Gunster, Brisé previously served on the Florida Public Service Commission through multiple terms including in the role of chair.
With roots in South Florida, Brisé began working in Florida’s government representing Miami-Dade’s District 108 in the Florida House of Representatives. During his time in the legislature, Brisé served both South and Central Florida, was designated democratic whip and served as vice chair of the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators.
Brisé joins a governing board dedicated to ending the need for foster care as we know it. Through this leadership role with CHS, he will help more children across Florida realize their full potential as CHS delivers innovative solutions in foster care, early childhood, counseling and community partnership schools.
In addition to his work in child advocacy, Brisé is Chairman of Florida TaxWatch’s Center for Educational Performance & Accountability Advisory Board as well as Co-Chair of Florida Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association. He has served with the City of North Miami Planning Commission, NAACP, Urban League, Miami Union Academy board of directors, Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce board of directors, and the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute and Translational Research Institute Foundation board of directors. Brisé is a graduate of Leadership Florida, Class XXXI.
Brisé and his wife Jo An have two children Ronald II and Elizabeth.