By Bryan Boggiano
During their Monday meeting, the city commission selected Jordan Isrow as the new vice mayor. He succeeds Simeon Brier, who served in the role since Nov. 2022.
Isrow was elected to the District Two city commission seat in 2020 after Mayor Rich Walker, who was elected from District Two in 2018, stepped down to run for mayor.
Isrow’s platform includes preserving Parkland’s character and charm, strengthening the city’s family-friendly environment, and fostering responsible development.
He won the general election with roughly 56 percent of the vote. He won reelection to his first full term in 2022 unopposed.
As a city commissioner, Isrow said he championed several causes such as purchasing and developing the former Heron Bay Golf Course, upgrading events and services, improving parks, and “adding fun” to the city.
At Monday’s meeting, the commission appointed him unanimously to the vice mayorship. While he expressed gratitude to his colleagues, he also acknowledged future challenges and endeavors for the city such as developments and improvements to Pine Tree Estates, Heron Bay, and the proposed Wedge Preserve Park.
“What I hope to accomplish is the same thing I’ve been doing even as a commissioner. A vice mayor title will not change how I do my job,” Isrow said. “My biggest goal is to hope we orchestrate [future development] in a way that still gives people the same feel of Parkland despite the fact that there will be some growing challenges.”
Isrow graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s in science from the University of Florida. He received his MBA and Juris Doctor from the University of Miami, where he graduated cum laude.
According to the city’s website, he has also been involved with charities and non-profits such as SOS Children’s Villages, NICK’s Camp, the Jewish Federation of Broward County, Fashion Funds the Cure, Experience Camps, and Parkland Cares.
Isrow lives in Watercrest with his wife, Jessica, and their two children.
To schedule an appointment with Vice Mayor Isrow, residents can call 954-757-4170.
- A University of Florida journalism graduate, Bryan plans to pursue geosciences at Florida International University for his master's. He has a strong interest in weather, entertainment, and journalism.
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