Biography, Community Involvement & Memberships
Scott Galvin is the longest-serving Councilman in North Miami’s history. First elected in 1999, May 2019 began his sixth consecutive term as District 1 Councilman.
A graduate of North Miami Senior High School and Florida International University, he also serves on the board of directors for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a global non-profit organization, with a budget of $1.7 billion, providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 1 million people in 40 countries.
Professionally, Galvin is the Executive Director of Safe Schools South Florida, a non-profit focused on eliminating bullying of LGBTQ youth.
During his tenure, Councilman Galvin has sponsored legislation creating the Arch Creek East Environmental Preserve. He has advocated for parks and open spaces, as well as founded the Arch Creek East Neighborhood Association and the North Miami Historical Society.
As the City of North Miami’s first openly gay elected official, Galvin is also the longest-serving LGBTQ legislator in the state of Florida.