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Jack P. Seiler

Jack P. Seiler, American mayor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, prosecutor. Bar: DC 1988, Florida Supreme Court 1988, United States District Court (southern Florida district) 1989.


  • Seiler, Jack P. was born on May 27, 1963 in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Business Administration, University Notre Dame, 1985. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1988.


    • Attorney Seiler, Sautter, Zaden, Rimes & Weihe. Councilman City of Wilton Manors, Florida, 1993—1996, vice mayor, 1996—1998, mayor, 1998—2000. Member Florida House of Representatives from District 92, Fort Lauderdale, 2000—2006.

      Mayor City of Fort Lauderdale, since 2009. Committee member Policy and Budget, Rules and Calendar, Constitution and Civil Law, Standards of Official Conduct, 2007—2008. Chairman Broward Legislative Delegation, 2007—2008.

      General counsel Promenade in the Park/Beaux Arts of Fort Lauderdale Museum Art, Inc. Guardian ad litem 17th District Circuit Court Broward County.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: DC 1988, Florida Supreme Court 1988, United States District Court (southern Florida district) 1989.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Former chairman City of Wilton Manors Board of Adjustments and Appeals, Island City Foundation Inc. Former member Wilton Manors Visioning Committee and Stakeholders Forum, Fort Lauderdale High School Public Affairs Cluster Advisory Board, Waiver Review Committee School Board of Broward County. Member Orange Bowl Committee, since 1994, Kids in Distress Broward Advisory Council, Downtown Council Steering Committee, Marine Industries of South Florida Manatee Public Awareness Team, 2001—2002.

    Chairman Orange Bowl Foundation. Board directors Brian Piccolo Chapter National Football Foundation and College Hall Fame Inc., since 1988. Board directors Orange Bowl Committee, since 1999.

    Board trustees Fort Lauderdale Museum Discovery & Science. Director Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Center for Girls. Director & advisory Providence Place Shelter for Homeless Women and Children, since 1998.

    Lector St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Member of Wilton Manors Business Association (director), Broward County Bar Association (bench & bar committee, chairman lawyer referral committee, professional responsibility committee), Wilton Manors Elementary Parent-Teachers Association, Notre Dame Club Greater Fort Lauderdale (board directors 1989-1998), Democratic Club (Pompano, Tri-Cities, North Broward, Pine Island & Fort Lauderdale), St. Thomas More Society (board directors).



    Coaching, golf, fishing.


    • Married Susan Rimes; children: Marianna, Jacqueline, Preston, Susanne.
    • spouse: Susan Rimes
    • children: Marianna Seiler
    • Jacqueline Seiler
    • Preston Seiler
    • Susanne Seiler
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    Born March 27, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1985
      University Notre Dame
    • 1988
      University Miami
    • 2006
      member, Florida House of Representatives from District 92
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1993 - 1996
      councilman City of Wilton Manors
      Florida, United States
    • 1996 - 1998
      councilman City of Wilton Manors
    • 1998
      councilman City of Wilton Manors
      Mayor, Galicia, Spain
    • 2009
      mayor City of Fort Lauderdale