Andrew Gillum

Andrew D. Gillum

Executive Director at Young Elected Officials Network

Location:
1550 Melvin Street, Tallahassee, Florida, United States
HQ Phone:
(850) 877-0307

General Information

Experience

Governor  - American Way Foundation

President  - Student Government Association

Education

FAMU

Florida A&

Gainesville High

political science , Florida A&M University

sociology , Davidson College

bachelor of arts  - 

Affiliations

Governor  - Andrew Gillum

City Commissioner  - Talgov.com

Member  - //www.curg.org/

Director, Youth Leadership Programs  - ACTION

Mayor  - Tallahassee Reports

Board Member  - Schott Foundation for Public Education

Board Member  - Opportunity Action

Board Member  - Economic Development Council

Member  - Community of Faith Church

Board Member  - Village Square Inc

Member  - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Trustee  - Florida League of Cities Florida Municipal Investment Trust

Board Member  - John G. Riley Center/Museum

Board Member  - Go Beyond Foundation

Member  - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority , Inc.

Delegate  - American Council of Young Political Leaders

Member of Alpha Zeta Chapter  - Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity Incorporated

Board Member  - Strong Florida Experience

Member of Ray  - Hope United Methodist Church

Homeroom Representative  - Westwood Middle School

Recent News  

YEO Network's Executive Director Andrew Gillum on Youth and Voting Rights
Andrew Gillum Andrew Gillum, the YEO Network's executive director and Tallahassee, FL city commissioner Andrew Gillum, the YEO Network's executive director, wrote on his experiences with youth in politics and their work defending voter rights in the midst of some state legislatures' voter ID laws in an op-ed out in Huffington Post. In North Carolina, there is a challenge to the state's voter ID laws for not accepting student ID cards as a valid form of identification for voting. The lawsuit claims it violates the 26th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Gillum talks about this lawsuit and how one YEO in North Carolina, Elizabeth City Council Member Montravias King, became the face of the movement early on.

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Commissioner Andrew Gillum
City Commissioner Andrew D. Gillum YEO Network Executive Director YEO Network Founder Commissioner Andrew Gillum Andrew Gillum, Director of the YEO Network, is an alumnus of Florida A&M University (FAMU), former president of the Student Government Association, and FAMU's first student member of the Board of Trustees. He became the youngest person ever elected to the four-member Tallahassee City Commission in February 2003. Commissioner Gillum has held prominent leadership roles such as Mayor Pro Tem, Chairman-Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency and lead commissioner for the Long Range Community Based Target Issue Committee. In keeping with his mantra to uplift and build the collective community, Andrew has championed several community initiatives including the Nims Middle School Digital Harmony Pilot Program, the Landlord Tenant Mediation Program; the Code Enforcement Amnesty Program; and the creation of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Park. Gillum served as Field Organizer and statewide Director of the "Arrive With 5" program with People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF). He organized the largest "Arrive With 5" get-out-the-vote campaign in Florida's history. He also worked as Political Director with the Florida Democratic Party. Currently, he is the National Director of the Young Elected Officials Network with PFAWF, spearheading a program that unites elected officials age 35 and under in a network which supports them with leadership and personal development training and public policy support. (For Commissioner Gillum's full bio, click here.) Senator Bill Nelson and later with Tallahassee City Commissioner, Andrew Gillum--working on both of their prospective re-election campaigns.

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"Young elected officials are creating lasting change in their communities and around the country," said Andrew Gillum, Tallahassee City Commissioner and Executive Director of the YEO Network.

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