Chelsea Reed

Professional Experience:

Palm Beach Spine Institute, Business Manager, (2016-2018)
North American Spine Foundation, Business Development Manager, (2014-2016)
Spine & Sport, Director of Community Outreach/Owner (2004-2013)
Aquatic & Orthopedic Rehab Specialists, Director Aquatic Therapy/Owner (1994-2000)

Civic and Community Service:

Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce: Chair & Founder, Sustainability Subcommittee (2018-present), Women in Business, Member & Mentor (2019-present), Chair, ArtiGras Recycling Committee (2018), Healthcare Committee, Chair (2017-2018), Co-Chair (2016-2017)
Women's Foundation of Florida: Network of Elected Women Circle & Elected Advisory Board, Chair (2020-present)
Leadership Palm Beach County (Class of 2020)
Resource Depot, Advisory Board (2020-present)
GFWC Palm Beach Gardens Woman’s Club (2021-present) 
Forum Club (2019-present)
The Benjamin School Alumni Council, Board Member & Mentor (2018-present)   
Healthy Kids of Jupiter, Founding Member & Executive Committee (2010-2012)
Palm Beach Spine Foundation, Founding Member & Secretary (2007-2011)

Government Experience:

Mayor, City of Palm Beach Gardens (2022-present), Vice Mayor (2021-2022), Councilmember 2020-present) 
Chair, Transportation Planning Agency Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (2022-present)
2nd Vice President, Palm Beach County League of Cities, Board of Directors (2020, 2022-present)
Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Governing Board, Alternate 1 (2021-present)
Florida League of Cities, Transportation & Intergovernmental Relations & Advocacy Committee (2020-present)
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, Appointed Member & Nominating Committee (2020-present)
Transportation Planning Agency Citizens Advisory Committee, Vice-Chair (2020), District 1 (2018-2020) 
City of Palm Beach Gardens Planning, Zoning & Appeals Board, Alternate 1 (2018-2020)

Education:

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida – Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida – Bachelor of Arts 
Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Certificate, University of South Florida Muma College of Business 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate, University of South Florida Muma College of Business 

Personal:

Chelsea Reed loves everything about the lifestyle in her native state of Florida and her hometown of Palm Beach Gardens. Chelsea and her husband of 28 years, Michael, have raised their two children and built their careers in Palm Beach County. In her free time, she is a tireless mentor & volunteer, marathon & ultra-relay runner, cyclist, adventure traveler, and water sport athlete.  

Initial Term Began:

April 2, 2020

Council Committees & Appointments:

Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, Governing Board, Vice Chair (2020-present)
Palm Beach Workforce Alliance Consortium CareerSource Palm Beach County (2022-present)
North County Intergovernmental Committee (2022-present)
Multi-Jurisdictional Issues Coordination Forum (2022-present)
Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce: Government Affairs & Economic Development Committee (2020-present) 
Bioscience Land Protection Advisory Board & Northlake Boulevard Task Force, Alternate (2020-present)

Awards, Certifications and Other Service:

2022 Complete Streets Champion - Safe Streets Award Winner for Palm Beach County
Champions Institute Leadership Class of 2021-22 Smart Growth America Active People, Healthy Nationâ„ 
2019 Volunteer of the Year Award Winner Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce 
Leadership Excellence Award Finalist, Public Sector, Leadership Palm Beach County (2022)
Giraffe Award Finalist, Government, Women's Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach County (2022)
Shifting Narratives to Prevent Bicyclist & Pedestrian Deaths, Certificate, CUTR University of South Florida (2022)
FDOT/FHWA/LTAP Complete Streets Introduction and Federal/State Perspective Certificate (2022)
MPOAC (Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council) Institute for Elected Officials Certification (2021)
Florida LTAP Certificate in Basic Highway Plan Reading (2021)
Palm Beach County Regional High School Ethics Bowl, Judge (2021)
Economic Council of Palm Beach County Foundation William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education, Judge (2021, 2022)