What brings you to Tallahassee?
I am a 5th generation Floridian, born and raised here in Tallahassee.
What do you want visitors and locals to know about Tallahassee that they may not already know?
I love my community and our way of life here in Tallahassee, FL. Tallahassee is advancing into a green city with parks and trails that are accessible to everyone and Tallahassee is home to many cultural resources, museums, art galleries, gardens, and theaters in the area.
How has Tallahassee evolved over the years?
So much have changed in Tallahassee over the years. Our economic development of exciting new developments: the Cascades Park, new restaurants, new businesses, Farmer Markets along with colleges and universities enhancements. The city’s governing collaborates to meet community leadership to support and lift up local efforts for the betterment of our community.
What made you want to run for office?
Civic engagement is the cornerstone of our democracy. Inclusion and relationship with the community and genuine outreach is part of my DNA. I have always had a heart and yearning passion to see the betterment of my family, friends, community and world. As a result, I ran for office to serve in a mission to help my community, state and nation as a priority in and over my life.
What are your goals if elected?
It has been an honor to serve the residents of District 8 in the Florida House of Representatives over the past 8 years. Running for Supervisor of Elections, this is something I take very seriously, making sure that here in Leon County we have an election process that is fair, efficient, engaging and accessible. And, how best to deliver efficient election services to our community. I will lead our Leon County Supervisor of Elections Office now and into the future. I am very qualified and capable for this position. I have the experience required to carry out the functions of this important position. My experience as a legislator, a proven, strong proponent of voting rights will make Leon County number one in the state for voter turnout. “Making voting work for people to ensure every vote counts, and every vote has a voice”.
What social media do you use?
Facebook, Twitter @Alan4Florida, and Instagram
Describe Tallahassee in 5 words or less
Tallahassee has my heart and service!