Alix Desulme

Florida
State Representative, District 108
Type of Seat: 
Challenger
Year: 
2012
Status: 
Not Elected
Woman Candidate: 
No
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
Person of Color
Under 35: 
Under 35

Alix Desulme is running for State Representative in District 108. Alix is the founder and immediate past chairperson of Young Minorities in Action (YMIA), a Political Action Committee (PAC). This was one of the first registered PAC in the state of Florida targeting young voters with a mission to educate young voters about the political process. Most recently as the City Clerk for the City of North Miami Alix founded and actively secured support and funding from local politicians, businesses and school board members - NoMi Kids & Democracy, a program designed to teach students about citizenship, civic involvement, local government and our electoral process through experimentation. Alix was elected as the City Clerk for the City of North Miami in 2009 and became the first African-American to serve in this office for North Miami and the first Haitian-American elected City Clerk in the United States.