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Council Member Vince Goodman

Vincent Goodman | biography


2300 High Ridge Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
United States

Gubernatorial appointee*
4-year term expires November 2018

Full Bio


Vince Goodman, Secretary of Children’s Services Council’s board, is a retired educator after 38 years with Palm Beach County schools. He was a teacher and assistant principal at various elementary, middle and high schools, retiring from Gold Coast Community School in the Westgate neighborhood. Goodman is a U.S. Army veteran who was wounded during service in Vietnam in 1963-1965. He has served on the county’s Fair Housing/Equal Employment Opportunity Board, Community Action Board, Community Relations Board and Riviera Beach Bi-Racial Board. He was the first African-American to chair the county’s Republican Party Executive Committee, a post he held for four years. He holds degrees from FAMU and Howard University, and a master’s degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Nova University.

* Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County does not propose, recommend or endorse gubernatorial appointments to the Council. Those interested in serving should apply to the Governor's Office of Appointments at this site: