Michelle Oyola McGovern in the Town-Crier 7.17.2022

Palm Beach County Commission Candidate Michelle Oyola McGovern Surpasses 50 LOCAL Dist. 6/PBC, Florida Endorsements

Three Former Wellington Mayors Endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern for County Commission, District 6

Palm Beach County, FL – Three former Wellington Mayors: Kathy Foster, Bob Margolis, and Tom Wenham endorsed Michelle McGovern’s campaign for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6.Former Mayor Foster and Wenham follow on the heels of Former Mayor Margolis rescinding his endorsement of Michelle’s opponent in favor of Michelle.  The Village of Wellington is the largest municipality within County Commission District 6.

“As Wellington’s 1st Mayor, I proudly endorse Michelle McGovern for County Commissioner, Dist. 6. Like Michelle, I was a full-time working mom, a busy volunteer and ready to take the next step in my commitment to serving my community when I first ran for office. As a mom, business professional, long time community volunteer and the face of Senator Bill Nelson’s office for many years, Michelle knows District 6 – our needs and our concerns.  I know Michelle will use her voice and experience to be the best County Commissioner,” said Wellington’s Founding Mayor, Kathy Foster.

“I have known and worked closely with Michelle Oyola McGovern for some time. For me, Michelle is the far superior candidate to serve ALL the residents of District 6,” said Wellington’s First Elected Mayor, Tom Wenham.

“I’m proud to wholeheartedly endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6.  As the former Mayor of Wellington, I know the importance of having strong working relationships with other elected officials in our community. In this race, I initially endorsed Michelle’s opponent, my former colleague, Matt Willhite. However, upon Michelle’s successful entry into the race, I realized that she has the experience and temperament to be a much stronger representative for ALL of the residents of District 6. She brings the right balance of knowledge of the issues, selflessness, and ability to work with others that will best allow her to get things done for us!” – Former Wellington Mayor Bob Margolis.

“Mayors are on the front lines of our communities and know what it takes to serve. To have three generations of Mayoral leadership in Wellington standing with me is a testament to my experience and leadership ability. As a mom fighting for her children, an advocate standing up for our community, or as an executive championing smart business policy, I have always strived to listen first, prioritize people and do what’s right for our community,” said Michelle Oyola McGovern.

This latest endorsement adds to Michelle’s growing list, including more than 30 local elected officials, the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association, BIZPAC, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches Leadership PAC, and Ruth’s List.

You can learn more about Michelle Oyola McGovern and her campaign for County Commission District 6 online at:

Website: www.VoteMichelleMcGovern.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/momcgovern
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

 

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Michelle Oyola McGovern has over two decades of policy, governmental, and community experience. Michelle began her career in public service with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Her career led her to work for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, first in his D.C. office and then as his regional Director for the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. Michelle’s job involved meeting with community and local elected leaders to discuss policy initiatives and identify federal dollars to support local projects. A proactive leader, Michelle was promoted to serve as Senator Nelson’s Statewide Director overseeing a team of 10 regional directors and staff across seven regional offices throughout Florida. Michelle worked in these public advocacy roles with Senator Nelson for 18 years.

Michelle now serves as the Director of Government and Community Relations for a major healthcare system. She focuses on creating, guiding, and promoting positive relationships. Her work to help local leaders and the community navigate important health and medical issues over the last two years has provided Michelle with essential experience that will prove critical as our county deals with the impacts of COVID-19 and other issues.

Michelle also currently serves – or has served – on numerous organizations, including past President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches; founding Member and President of West Palm 100; past President and Member of the Board of Directors of SunFest; Trustee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches; President’s Circle Member (Trustee) for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce; and Trustee for the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is also Treasurer of The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County and Chair of the Palm Beach County Advisory Commission on Women, where she continues her advocacy efforts.

Michelle is a proud mom to Emilia and Victoria and wife to John,Councilman for the Village of Wellington. Michelle comes from a large Puerto Rican family, and she is the oldest of four sisters. A trailblazer in her way, Michelle was the first in her family to attend college. Her parents instilled a passion for service and the importance of hard work, honesty, and integrity in everything she sets out to accomplish. Michelle, John, and their two daughters live in the Village of Wellington.

Boynton Beach’s Mayor, Vice Mayor and Commissioner Endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern for County Commission, District 6

Palm Beach County, FL – Boynton Beach Mayor Ty Penserga, Vice Mayor Angela Cruz and Commissioner Aimee Kelley are endorsing Michelle Oyola McGovern for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6! The trio of Boynton Beach leaders cited Michelle’s broad private and public sector experience in their endorsements.

“Michelle has spent most of her personal and professional life working to better our entire community. Her past experience and institutional knowledge have prepared her to be an effective County Commissioner on day one. Michelle is the most qualified candidate to represent District 6, and I look forward to working with her when she is on the dais,” said Ty Penserga, Boynton Beach Mayor.

“I am proud to endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern for County Commission, District 6! Michelle is a fellow Latina, a mother, and most of all, a go-getter. She is the type of leader we need to move our County forward. Michelle has a long record of service and collaboration with elected, business and community leaders – she’s ready to lead, and I know she will do a fantastic job for all of us,” said Angela Cruz, Boynton Beach Vice Mayor.

“Michelle is more than an advocate and community leader – she is a proud mother who understands what it takes to support children and a family. Michelle can be trusted to make the right choices to improve all sectors of our community. I am proud to endorse Michelle’s candidacy for County Commission,” said Aimee Kelley, Boynton Beach City Commissioner.

“I am honored to have the support of these three Boynton Beach leaders! Mayor Penserga, Vice Mayor Cruz, and Commissioner Kelley work each and every day to make a difference in Boynton Beach, and I look forward to working with them to improve Palm Beach County,” said Michelle Oyola McGovern.

This latest joint endorsement adds to Michelle’s growing list, including more than 30 local elected officials, the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association, BIZPAC Palm Beach County, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches Leadership PAC, and Ruth’s List.

You can learn more about Michelle Oyola McGovern and her campaign for County Commission District 6 online at:

Website: www.VoteMichelleMcGovern.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/momcgovern
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

 

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Michelle Oyola McGovern has over two decades of policy, governmental, and community experience. Michelle began her career in public service with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Her career led her to work for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, first in his D.C. office and then as his regional Director for the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. Michelle’s job involved meeting with community and local elected leaders to discuss policy initiatives and identify federal dollars to support local projects. A proactive leader, Michelle was promoted to serve as Senator Nelson’s Statewide Director overseeing a team of 10 regional directors and staff across seven regional offices throughout Florida. Michelle worked in these public advocacy roles with Senator Nelson for 18 years.

Michelle now serves as the Director of Government and Community Relations for a major healthcare system. She focuses on creating, guiding, and promoting positive relationships. Her work to help local leaders and the community navigate important health and medical issues over the last two years has provided Michelle with essential experience that will prove critical as our county deals with the impacts of COVID-19 and other issues.

Michelle also currently serves – or has served – on numerous organizations, including past President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches; founding Member and President of West Palm 100; past President and Member of the Board of Directors of SunFest; Trustee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches; President’s Circle Member (Trustee) for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce; and Trustee for the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is also Treasurer of The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County and Chair of the Palm Beach County Advisory Commission on Women, where she continues her advocacy efforts.

Michelle is a proud mom to Emilia and Victoria and wife to John, Councilman for the Village of Wellington. Michelle comes from a large Puerto Rican family, and she is the oldest of four sisters. A trailblazer in her way, Michelle was the first in her family to attend college. Her parents instilled a passion for service and the importance of hard work, honesty, and integrity in everything she sets out to accomplish. Michelle, John, and their two daughters live in the Village of Wellington.

Bob Margolis, Former Wellington Mayor, Endorses Michelle Oyola McGovern for Palm Beach County Commission!

Palm Beach County, FL –In a stunning move, Bob Margolis, former Wellington Mayor, switched his endorsement from Matt Willhite, whom Mayor Margolis served with on the Wellington Village Council, to Michelle Oyola McGovern for County Commission.

“I’m proud to wholeheartedly endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6.  As the former Mayor of Wellington, I know the importance of having strong working relationships with other elected officials in our community. In this race, I initially endorsed Michelle’s opponent, my former colleague, Matt Willhite. However, upon Michelle’s successful entry into the race, I realized that she has the experience and temperament to be a much stronger representative for all of the residents of District 6. She brings the right balance of knowledge of the issues, selflessness, and ability to work with others that will best allow her to get things done for us!” – Former Wellington Mayor Bob Margolis

Mayor Margolis served on the Wellington Village Council from 2003 – 2008 and then as Mayor of the Village from 2012 – 2016. Mayor Margolis served with Willhite on the Village Council from 2012 – 2016.

“I am pleased to have the endorsement of Former Wellington Mayor Bob Margolis. I’m a proven advocate who has a record of bringing people together to solve problems and find solutions. That’s the kind of leadership and character we need fighting for District 6 on the County Commission,” said Michelle Oyola McGovern.

This latest endorsement adds to Michelle’s growing list,including more than 30 local elected officials, the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association, BIZPAC, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches Leadership PAC, and Ruth’s List.

You can learn more about Michelle Oyola McGovern and her campaign for County Commission District 6 online at:

Website: www.VoteMichelleMcGovern.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/momcgovern
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

 

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Michelle Oyola McGovern has over two decades of policy, governmental, and community experience. Michelle began her career in public service with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Her career led her to work for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, first in his D.C. office and then as his regional Director for the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. Michelle’s job involved meeting with community and local elected leaders to discuss policy initiatives and identify federal dollars to support local projects. A proactive leader, Michelle was promoted to serve as Senator Nelson’s Statewide Director overseeing a team of 10 regional directors and staff across seven regional offices throughout Florida. Michelle worked in these public advocacy roles with Senator Nelson for 18 years.

Michelle now serves as the Director of Government and Community Relations for a major healthcare system. She focuses on creating, guiding, and promoting positive relationships. Her work to help local leaders and the community navigate important health and medical issues over the last two years has provided Michelle with essential experience that will prove critical as our county deals with the impacts of COVID-19 and other issues.

Michelle also currently serves – or has served – on numerous organizations, including past President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches; founding Member and President of West Palm 100; past President and Member of the Board of Directors of SunFest; Trustee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches; President’s Circle Member (Trustee) for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce; and Trustee for the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is also Treasurer of The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County and Chair of the Palm Beach County Advisory Commission on Women, where she continues her advocacy efforts.

Michelle is a proud mom to Emilia and Victoria and wife to John, the Village of Wellington’s Vice Mayor. Michelle comes from a large Puerto Rican family, and she is the oldest of four sisters. A trailblazer in her way, Michelle was the first in her family to attend college. Her parents instilled a passion for service and the importance of hard work, honesty, and integrity in everything she sets out to accomplish. Michelle, John, and their two daughters live in the Village of Wellington.

Westlake Leaders Endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern

Palm Beach County, FL –Westlake Mayor JohnPaul “JP” O’Connor and Vice Mayor Greg Langowski endorse Michelle Oyola McGovern’s campaign for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6. The momentum for Michelle’s campaign continues to grow across District 6.

In his endorsement, Mayor O’Connor stated, “Westlake and our neighboring communities need a leader like Michelle Oyola McGovern. Michelle understands our unique needs and will fight for us relentlessly. I look forward to working with her because she isn’t afraid of rolling up her sleeves to get the job done. She is the local candidate we can count on, and I encourage you to vote for her in August!”

In his endorsement of Michelle, Vice-Mayor Langowski said, “I proudly support Michelle McGovern for County Commission, District 6. Her diverse and proven experience and remarkable ability to bring people together make her the only choice for our next County Commissioner. I trust Michelle to be an advocate for Westlake and our entire community.”

I am thrilled to have the endorsements of Westlake Mayor JohnPaul “JP” O’Connorand Vice Mayor Greg Langowski – it is a true honor! John Paul and Greg are effective public servants and leaders doing a great job in Westlake. I couldn’t be prouder to have them on the team and I look forward to working with them for the betterment of our shared community,” said Michelle Oyola McGovern.

This latest endorsement adds to Michelle’s growing list, including almost 30 local elected officials, the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, BIZPAC, Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches Leadership PAC, and Ruth’s List.

You can learn more about Michelle Oyola McGovern and her campaign for County Commission District 6 online at:

Website: www.VoteMichelleMcGovern.com

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

Twitter: www.Twitter.com/momcgovern

Instagram: www.Instagram.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

 

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Michelle Oyola McGovern has over two decades of policy, governmental, and community experience. Michelle began her career in public service with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Her career led her to work for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, first in his D.C. office and then as his regional Director for the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. Michelle’s job involved meeting with community and local elected leaders to discuss policy initiatives and identify federal dollars to support local projects. A proactive leader, Michelle was promoted to serve as Senator Nelson’s Statewide Director overseeing a team of 10 regional directors and staff across seven regional offices throughout Florida. Michelle worked in these public advocacy roles with Senator Nelson for 18 years.

Michelle now serves as the Director of Government and Community Relations for a major healthcare system. She focuses on creating, guiding, and promoting positive relationships. Her work to help local leaders and the community navigate important health and medical issues over the last two years has provided Michelle with essential experience that will prove critical as our county deals with the impacts of COVID-19 and other issues.

Michelle also currently serves – or has served – on numerous organizations, including past President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches; founding Member and President of West Palm 100; past President and Member of the Board of Directors of SunFest; Trustee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches; President’s Circle Member (Trustee) for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce; and Trustee for the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is also Treasurer of The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County and Chair of the Palm Beach County Advisory Commission on Women, where she continues her advocacy efforts.

Michelle is a proud mom to Emilia and Victoria and wife to John, the Village of Wellington’s Vice Mayor. Michelle comes from a large Puerto Rican family, and she is the oldest of four sisters. A trailblazer in her way, Michelle was the first in her family to attend college. Her parents instilled a passion for service and the importance of hard work, honesty, and integrity in everything she sets out to accomplish. Michelle, John, and their two daughters live in the Village of Wellington.

BIZPAC Endorses Michelle Oyola McGovern for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6

Palm Beach County, FL – BIZPAC, the voice of Palm Beach County business, endorses mom, advocate, and public servant, Michelle Oyola McGovern, for Palm Beach County Commission, District 6.

For over 20 years, BIZPAC has represented the interests of our local business and professional community. It is a nonpartisan organization that does not support one political party over another. Instead, it seeks out aspiring candidates who understand the role that businesses play in supporting our community and local economy. Michelle’s extensive experience in both the public and private sectors make her the most prepared candidate to move our County forward while ensuring every resident thrives.

“I’m excited to have earned the endorsement of BIZPAC in my campaign for Palm Beach County Commission District 6. As the voice of business, BIZPAC knows what it takes to ensure our county remains a vibrant place to create jobs and grow the economy. As the candidate with diverse public and private experience, I’m committed to supporting Palm Beach County job creators and championing smart economic policies. Together, we are creating a winning coalition of families, business leaders, law enforcement professionals, and community advocates to move us towards victory in August,” said Michelle Oyola McGovern.

BIZPAC’s endorsement adds to Michelle’s growing list, including more than 25 local elected officials, the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association, the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, and Ruth’s List.

You can learn more about Michelle Oyola McGovern and her campaign for County Commission, District 6 online at:

Website: www.VoteMichelleMcGovern.com

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

Twitter: www.Twitter.com/momcgovern

Instagram: www.Instagram.com/VoteMichelleMcgovern

 

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Michelle Oyola McGovern has over two decades of policy, governmental, and community experience. Michelle began her career in public service with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Her career led her to work for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, first in his D.C. office and then as his regional Director for the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. Michelle’s job involved meeting with community and local elected leaders to discuss policy initiatives and identify federal dollars to support local projects. A proactive leader, Michelle was promoted to serve as Senator Nelson’s Statewide Director overseeing a team of 10 regional directors and staff across seven regional offices throughout Florida. Michelle worked in these public advocacy roles with Senator Nelson for 18 years.

Michelle now serves as the Director of Government and Community Relations for a major healthcare system. She focuses on creating, guiding, and promoting positive relationships. Her work to help local leaders and the community navigate important health and medical issues over the last two years has provided Michelle with essential experience that will prove critical as our county deals with the impacts of COVID-19 and other issues.

Michelle also currently serves – or has served – on numerous organizations, including past President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches; founding Member and President of West Palm 100; past President and Member of the Board of Directors of SunFest; Trustee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches; President’s Circle Member (Trustee) for the Wellington Chamber of Commerce; and Trustee for the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is also Treasurer of The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County and Chair of the Palm Beach County Advisory Commission on Women, where she continues her advocacy efforts.

Michelle is a proud mom to Emilia and Victoria and wife to John, the Village of Wellington’s Vice Mayor. Michelle comes from a large Puerto Rican family, and she is the oldest of four sisters. A trailblazer in her way, Michelle was the first in her family to attend college. Her parents instilled a passion for service and the importance of hard work, honesty, and integrity in everything she sets out to accomplish. Michelle, John, and their two daughters live in the Village of Wellington.