February 10, 2023
The North Miami Citizens Investigation Board (CIB) announces the inaugural appointment of six community leaders to serve as its board members, each member representing a section of the City of North Miami’s multicultural makeup.
“We are excited about the appointment of the new board members,” North Miami Interim City Manager Aneisha Daniel said. “We appreciate their commitment and dedication to maintain transparency and accountability between its residents and police officers.”
The CIB was created in July 2020 by North Miami City Council to provide its residents with an unbiased, independent forum, where their complaints and accolades, pertaining to the actions of sworn members of the North Miami Police Department, can be evaluated. The new board members were appointed by the North Miami City Council and include:
Chair Rabbi Jory Lang
Rabbi Jory Lang has served as spiritual leader of Beth Moshe Congregation in North Miami since 1989. Prior to serving as a pulpit rabbi, he was the executive director of the Talmudic University of Florida, the largest Yeshiva in the southeastern United States.
Vice Chair Kevin Seifried
Kevin Seifried was born in Newark, New Jersey. His family moved to Metropolitan Dade County in 1952. Mr. Seifried attended St. James Catholic Elementary School in North Miami, graduating in 1965. He went on to Monsignor Edward Pace Catholic High School in Opa-locka, graduating in 1969, followed by two years at Miami-Dade Community College, receiving an associate of arts degree in education.
Andre Dominique Pierre was born in Arcahaie, Haiti. He immigrated to the United States in 1983 and attended high school and college in Long Island, New York. He received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from New York Institute of Technology in 1994 and his law degree from the University of Miami in 1997. Pierre served as an intern to the Honorable Melvia Green at the Third District Court of Appeal in Florida. He subsequently worked at the intellectual property law firm of Lott and Friedland, P.A.
Rose Michelle Grand-Pierre
Rose Michelle Grand-Pierre is a public servant with a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and bachelor’s degrees in Human Resource Management and Management from Florida International University. She is also an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters’ nominee by God Oved Dei Seminary and University (GODSU).
Marcia Missick is a resident of North Miami since the early 1980s, Marcia Missick is a graduate of St. Thomas University, earning both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the local university. She retired from a life of public service, first as a social worker with Miami-Dade County, followed by 25 years as a middle and high school guidance counselor.
Randy Grice is a life-long resident of North Miami. While attending William H. Turner Technical Arts Senior High School, he was a member of the Public Service Academy before graduating in 2005. A life of service was impressed upon him through the guidance of his mother, an educator for more than 35 years in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Grice received his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Florida A&M University in 2010. Learn more here: https://www.northmiamifl.gov/1098/Randy-Grice
The seven-member board currently has a vacancy. Thus, recruitment to the two-year board term is ongoing until the position is filled. North Miami residents interested in serving on the board can visit Northmiamifl.gov/CIB to complete the application for consideration.
The public is welcomed to attend CIB meetings, held on the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 776 NE 125 Street, Second Floor, North Miami, FL 33161.
For more information about the City of North Miami’s Citizens Investigative Board and details on its public meetings, visit Northmiamifl.gov/CIB, call 305-768-9983, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or visit the CIB Office at 12000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 205, North Miami, FL 33181.
Traci Y. Pollock, Communications Manager
305-893-6511, Ext. 12151
About the City of North Miami
North Miami is a suburban city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. It is roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of Miami. The city lies on Biscayne Bay which surrounds the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. North Miami is home to a diverse demographic of residents. With more than 64,000 residents, North Miami is the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County. We are home to the Oleta River State Park; the largest urban park in the Florida State Park System and the nationally accredited Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA North Miami).