Mayor Ana M. Ziade
City of North Lauderdale Mayor
Mayor Ana M. Ziade is not only the City of North Lauderdale's first elected female mayor, but also the City's first elected Hispanic mayor.
The daughter of Cuban immigrants exiled by the Castro regime in 1959, her parents instilled the importance of citizenship, civic duty, and especially the right and need to vote. Although born in California, her family moved back to South Florida, where she grew up and attended public schools in Oakland Park.