CURRICULUM VITAE

Mary McCarty

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Mary McCarty

 

Education
Certified Civil Court mediator, 1996 - 2009
University of FLorida, Gainesville, FL, B.S. - 1977
Professional
1990 - 2009 Palm Beach County Commissioner - District IV
2000 - 2002 Chair Republican party of Palm Beach County
1992 - 1994 Chair Palm Beach County Commission
1987 - 1990 Vice Mayor and City Commissioner, City of Delray Beach
1984 - 1987 Promotional/Special Events Consultant
1974 Intern, Office of Congressman Thomas “Tip” O’Neil: (Dem Majority Leader), U.S. House of Representatives
Affiliations & Community Service
Achievement Centers for Children & Families, Board Member
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Board of Directors, Ex-Officio Member
Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, Board Member
Community Action Council Administering Board, Board Member
Community Alliance for Health Care, Board Member
Education Commission of Palm Beach County, Board Member
Education and Government Programming Advisory Board, Board Member
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Board Member
Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, Board Member
Florida Association of Counties, Director
Palm Beach County Metropolitan Planning Organization, Alternate Board Member
Public Art Committee, Chairperson
Overall Economic Development Program Committee, Board Member
Solid Waste Authority, Board Member (Past Chair)
Toward A More Perfect Union, Director (Founding Chair)
United Way of Palm Beach County, Board Member
Wachovia Bank Community Advisory Board, Board Member
Wireless Task Force, Palm Beach County, (Founding Chair)
Angels of Charity, Vice President
ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens), Board Member
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Honorary Director
Business Development Board, Member
Caldwell Theatre, Director
Center of the Arts at Mizner Park, Honorary Board Member
Children=s Services Council, Board Member
Communications Systems and Operations Policy Advisory Committee (CSOPAC)
Countywide Beaches & Shores Council, Board Member
Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
Delray Beach Kiwanis Club, First Female Member
Delray Beach Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, Honorary Board Member
Delray Medical Center, Director
Economic Mobilization Team, Chair
Enterprise Development Corporation, Board Member
Fire Rescue Subcommittee, Member
Florida Counties Foundation, Director
Governor Chiles - Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition Board Member
The Governor’s Commission for a Sustainable South Florida, Board Member
I Have A Dream, Director
Investment Policy Committee, Chair
Joint Committee to Improve County Government Efficiency, Co-Chair
Junior League of Boca Raton Community Advisory Board, Member
Mad Dads, Inc. of Greater Delray Beach, Director
Miami City Ballet, Director
Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission, Member
Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Board Member
Palm Beach County Drug Abuse Foundation, Member
Palm Beach County Intergovernmental Coordination Council, Vice Chair
Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council, Chair
Palm Beach Zoo, Director
Republican Party of Palm Beach County, Chairman
Republican Security Bank, Director
South Central Regional Wastewater Treatment Board, Director
Spanish River High School Foundation Advisory Board, Member
Together Against Gangs (TAG), Vice President
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
Twenty-first Century Florida Counties Foundation, Board Member
Value Adjustment Board, Chair
Workforce Development Board, Director
Awards & Achievements
2007 Palm Beacher Magazine - The 40 Most Powerful People in Palm Beach County
2005 American Jewish Congress, Honoree
2005 County Commissioner of the Year by Palm Beach County League of Cities
2004 County Commissioner of the Year by Palm Beach County League of Cities
2003 Republican Party of Florida Volunteer of the Year
2002 Buster Musgrave Award, Old School Square, Delray Beach
2002 CEO Magazine - Top 100 Most Powerful People in South Florida
2002 Sun Sentinel - Power Brokers of Palm Beach County
1999 Angel of the Year, Angels of Charity
1997 Honorary Doctorate of Divinity in Christian Humanitarian Service
1997 B’nai B’rith Community Leader of the Year
1997 Local Government Statesman of the Year - Republican Party of Florida
1996 The Florida Small Business Development Center Lifetime Achievement Award
1993 Exemplary Practices Award - American Society for Public Administration
1993 Economic Leadership Award - Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
1993 Woman of Distinction - South Florida Magazine
1992 One of 10 Public Officials in the United States to Participate in International Exchange Program in Japan - American Council of Young Political Leaders
1992 Most Promising Newcomer Award - Voters Coalition of Palm Beach County