Director of Public Information
Ms. Abad has been working with the South Florida community for over 30 years. She is an experienced community relations & communications professional with expertise working with Hispanic and African American/Caribbean communities. Her areas of expertise include survey research, needs assessment, program management services, public involvement, neighborhood advocacy services, community organizing, public relations on behalf of non-profit organizations and local, state and federal governments.
Ms. Abad has successfully implemented public involvement plans and grant management programs for Miami Dade County HUD, Florida Department of Transportation, Miami Dade County Public Works, Miami Dade County Water & Sewer, Florida International University’s Center for Aging and the Native American Community. She served as Chair of the Miami-Dade Commission for Women and the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary and is an active member of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.