Vice Mayor Alix Desulme, Ed.D., District 4
Welcome to my official web page! It truly is an honor to represent District 4. On this page, you can learn more about my work in the North Miami City Council and my plans for the future of our community. In this section, you can learn more about me, my legislation, media coverage, and ways to contact my office.
As your representative on the City Council, improving the quality of life for District 4 and all North Miami residents are my top priorities. As an educator, fostering community growth and working hard for the betterment of our community continues to be a vital initiative of mine.
It is a privilege to represent a community that embodies togetherness, people working together for the common good. Together, by working as one district, we are creating a new vision, a district 4 where we can rebuild the economic security of our working class families and Northwest 7th Avenue business sector.
With that in mind, increasing resident participation and civic engagement is a key component of my agenda, which is why my office incorporated an open-door policy. I want to hear your thoughts, ideas, and concerns about our community. I promise to work diligently on your behalf while dedicating all my resources to help make District 4 a better place for generations to come.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my website and learn more about me, my staff, and the issues we are addressing. Together, we can make our great city even better.
Alix Desulme, Councilman
Councilman Alix Desulme believes that one of the most critical aspects of Public Service is giving back to the community. As a leader, he consistently advocates for the residents in North Miami and South Florida.
City Employment & Service
Councilman Desulme was first elected into office in 2009, in a Citywide election, making history as the first Black City Clerk of the City of North Miami. He held the distinction of the youngest and the first Haitian-American elected City Clerk in the United States of America.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Councilman Desulme was elected to the North Miami City Council representing District 4. The following year he became the youngest Councilman to serve as Vice Mayor for the City of North Miami, Florida (2016 to 2017) and has won his bid for reelection on the City Council in May 2019.
Currently, Councilman Desulme is an Adjunct Professor at St. Thomas University in Miami-Gardens, Florida, and an Educational Consultant for ELB Global, a California based organization. On December 2018, Councilman Desulme earned a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from the University of New England. His dissertation focused on Policies And Procedures Perceived By School Leaders To Reduce Truancy In A Public Charter School.
Educational attainments include:
- University of New England, Ed.D focused on Policies And Procedures Perceived By School Leaders To Reduce Truancy In A Public Charter School
- St. Thomas University, Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education / English to Speakers of Other Languages
- St. Thomas University, Bachelor of Art in Organizational Leadership/Marketing
- North Miami Middle and North Miami Senior High School Alumnus
- Board Member Sister Cities International and Chair of Membership Committee
- Board Member Miami-Dade County League of Cities representing North Miami
- Vice-Chair of National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON)
- Member-Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Intergovernmental Advisory Committee
- Member- National League of Cities’ Information Technology and Communications Committee
- Member-National League of Cities’- Council on Youth, Education, and Families
- 2012 Florida Jaycee Outstanding Young Public Service Award Recipient
- The City of North Miami Close-Up Achievement Award
- Co-Founder of the Haitian American Elected Officials Network
- The National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians (NOAH)
- Outstanding Young Professional Award
- Outstanding Youth Achievement Award, Miami-Dade County
- Who's Who in Florida Under 25 Years Old
Associations & Memberships
- The 5,000 Role Models of Excellence Project
- Big Brother and Big Sister of Dade County
- Citizens for a Better Government (Political Action Committee)
- Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee
- Miami-Dade Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Executive Board, Past Member
- North Miami Business Advisory Committee
- North Miami Jaycees
- North Miami Knights of Columbus
- North Miami Youth Opportunity Board
- Operation Green Leaves Project
- South Florida's Chapter of Haitian American Elected Officials