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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Councilman Alix Desulme, Ed.D., District 4 Re-Appointed North Miami’s Vice Mayor

North Miami, FL – January 4, 2022

The City of North Miami Council has re-appointed North Miami District 4 Councilman Alix Desulme, Ed. D. as Vice Mayor. 

Vice Mayor Desulme was first appointed the position in 2016, making him the youngest Councilman to ever hold the title. As Vice Mayor, he will continue to work alongside Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime and the City Council to lead North Miami into the New Year. 

“My goal is to continue to keep North Miami unified and safe”, said Desulme. “I want to continue to promote trust and open dialogue with all North Miami residents and make myself available to hear your thoughts and concerns so that together we can cultivate a partnership between all members of the community.” 

The Vice Mayor went on to thank his colleagues for entrusting him once again. He stated, “I thank my colleagues on the dais for once again choosing me to serve as Vice Mayor of this great City.” 

For additional information about Councilman Alix Desulme’s community initiatives, visit To request an interview with the Vice Mayor, please email your request to Katia Philippeaux at


About Vice Mayor Alix Desulme

In a 2009 city-wide election, Councilman Desulme made history by becoming the first African American to be elected City Clerk of North Miami. On June 2, 2015, Desulme was elected to represent District 4 residents in the North Miami City Council. The following year he became the youngest Councilman to serve as Vice Mayor for the City of North Miami, Florida. Vice Mayor Desulme’s other works include his title as Chairman of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON). NHAEON is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Haitian Americans in the United States through initiatives of civic engagement, social justice, equality, and equity.

Media Contact

Katia Philippeaux, MPA, Senior Management Analyst
305-895-9888, Ext. 12110

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).

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