Lubby’s Continuing Pledge to Our Schools

  • Include parents, teachers, students, and administrators in seeking better solutions.
  • Reform and improve learning for all students.
  • Champion proper compensation for teachers, by continuing to support efforts like Proposition #362, which increased teachers’ salaries and was passed by a resounding 70% of Miami-Dade voters.
  • Increase investment for school safety.
  • Ensure that student have access to mental health services.
  • Demand high standards of fiscal responsibility.
  • Maintain Miami-Dade School District’s A Rating.
  • Expand choice opportunities for students through our nationally recognized magnet programs and provide access through the Continuous Enrollment Choice Option.
  • Implement programs aimed at eliminating student use of E-Cigarettes and other tobacco products.
  • Continue to increase our school district’s graduation rate, which has risen to 89%.
  • Support educational efforts to review the District’s homework policy for K – 8 grades.
  • Continue to Modernize our schools through the implementation of the General Obligation Bond, by ensuring that all construction projects are under budget and delivered on time.
  • Expand and implement the District’s first Girl to Girl mentoring initiative.
  • Inform and engage the public about school bus stop safety.

ABOUT LUBBY NAVARRO

HONORABLE LUBBY NAVARRO, SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER, DISTRICT 7, was appointed by Governor Rick Scott on February 13, 2015, to fill the vacant seat representing Miami-Dade County School Board, District 7 and subsequently re-elected on August 30, 2016 with 79% of the vote.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Lubby has been a resident of Miami for nearly 35 years. She has resided in District 7, Kendall area of Miami-Dade County for over 22 years. For over 25 years Lubby has been committed to serving our community through her commitment to public service.

Lubby serves as an active member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, United States Homeland Security, Seventh Coast Guard District, Division 6, Flotilla 65 in South Dade, where she held the position of staff officer of Public Affairs.

On July 30, 2019, Lubby was presented with an Auxiliary Membership Service Award from the United States Coast Guard for her 5 years of valued service in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Lubby is a proud mother of a daughter who is also a product of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree at Florida International University.

EXPERIENCE

Florida State Senate and the Florida House of Representatives, Legislative Assistant

Miami-Dade County Public School Board, Administrative Assistant

Miami-Dade County Public School Board, Office of Governmental Affairs & Land Use Policy

Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners, Chairman, Legislative Assistant to Board Chair

Miami-Dade County, Planning and Zoning Department, Legislative Agenda Coordinator

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Executive Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Grants Administration and Community Engagement

Military Service Academy Nomination Board, United States Senator Marco Rubio appointment, 2014 to 2019.

Miami-Dade School Board’s Fiscal Accountability and Government Relations Committee, Chairperson, 2017 to 2019

State of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Transition Advisory Committee on Education and Workforce Development, Member, 2018

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, School Facilities Construction Committee, Chairperson, 2019 – Present

Vice-Chair of Miami-Dade County’s Task Force on Census 2020, NALEO Representative

U.S. Department of Commerce Decennial Census 2020 effort

Miami-Dade County Community Council Board 14 (Redland), Member, Sub Area 142

Miami-Dade County, Municipal Advisory Committee, South Study Area A, Vice-Chair,

EDUCATION

South Hialeah Elementary School, Graduate

Miami Springs Middle School, Graduate

Miami Springs Senior High School, Graduate

Florida International University, Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Catholic University of New Spain, Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letter

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Lubby has broad community and civic engagement experience through her involvement in various organizations.

She was elected to serve as an officer of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), Board in the position of Treasurer for the 2019-2020 term. She also serves as Co-Chair of NALEO’s National Latino Commission on Census 2020.

Serves on the Junior League of Greater Miami’s Community Advisory Board. On March 9, 2018, the Junior League of Greater Miami awarded Lubby with the prestigious 2018 Woman Who Makes a Difference Award.

Serves on the West Kendall Baptist Hospital’s Healthy West Kendall Advisory Board.

Serves as the Co-chair on the Communities of Excellence 2026 initiative for West Kendall, Florida.

Serves as a Member of the Greater Kendall Business Association

On June 16, 2018, Lubby was the recipient of the Enhancing the Political Influence of Hispanics by the League of United Latin American Citizens.

Appointed to the Miami-Dade County Value Adjustment Board, 2017 to Present.

Served on the South Florida Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Miami Walk Committee, since 2013.

Appointed to the Florida School Board Association’s (FSBA) Legislative Liaison Committee.

Served on the Executive Committee of the American Cancer Society, South Florida Chapter, for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in 2012.

In 2010, she was appointed by the Mayor of Miami-Dade County to serve on the Miami-Dade County United Way Leadership Cabinet Committee.

Served on the State of Florida’s Miami River Commission from January 2007 to January 2009, as the designee of the Miami-Dade County Commissioner for District 5.

Graduated from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Miami Program, Class of 2005-2006.

Served on the Miami-Dade County Redland Zoning Appeals Board.

Served on the City of Miami Gardens Excellence in Education Council Board of Directors.

Graduate of the Class V Leaders of Excellence of the Good Government Initiative at the University of Miami.

Served as member of the City of North Miami’s Haitian Earthquake Task Force.

Served on the National School Board Association.

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