Ann Marie Sorrell
Supervisor, PBC Soil & Water Conservation District
A Servant Leader Who Puts Community First
“I believe in putting the needs of people first and helping them become the best possible versions of themselves. People should not work to serve leaders, but we as leaders, should always work to serve people, which is why I put my Community First.”
– Ann Marie Sorrell
Ann Marie Sorrell was born in Jamaica and migrated to Pahokee, Florida with her family to be with her grandfather who was a farmworker in the sugarcane industry. Growing up in Pahokee, she was rooted Palm Beach county’s thriving agricultural community and our beautiful Lake Okeechobee which supplies fresh water to residents in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties.
Supporting our agricultural community and businesses
Educating our business community and residents about issues that impact our agriculture and water
Bringing a fresh voice and new leadership to sustainability and conservation matters
Preserving our precious natural resources – soil and water
My Community Involvement
Ann Marie believes in empowerment, collaboration, and the advancement of women and minorities. She serves on several community boards and support organizations and initiatives that closely aligns with her personal mission including serving as the President of Girls 2 Women, a Board Member of Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida, and Advisory Board Member for NFTE South Florida (Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship).
Ann Marie have served on several environmental causes including working with the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to raise funds for a new visitor center and create awareness about the Everglades; worked with the South Florida Water Management District to increase the number of SMWBE businesses doing business with the District; advocated with Glades Lives Matters; and served with West Palm Beach’s Mayor Keith James on his transition team as the Co-chair for the environment and sustainability committee. These are just a few examples of how Ann Marie continues to provide servant leadership to communities in Palm Beach County and beyond.
Join Ann Marie’s Environmental Round Table to share ideas on sustainability and more
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Volunteer for the Wetland and Conservation Education Program