Wilneeda Anise Emmanuel is a champion for diversity and inclusion in politics and government. Professionally, she is the Chief of Staff to Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard and successfully managed his county commission campaign. Her involvement began early in community affairs as San Castle Youth Coordinator and youth president at Haitian Bethel Baptist Church. As the coordinator, she organized beautification projects and assisted community leaders in lobbying for resources for the community. Ms. Emmanuel was also featured in the Palm Beach Post neighborhood section for her contributions to San Castle. Building on her passion for community service and politics, Ms. Emmanuel participated in the prestigious Junior Statesmen Foundation program at Yale University and went on to complete her education at the University of Florida (Cum Laude) and Valparaiso School of Law. She takes pride in serving her community and is a philanthropist. Additionally, Ms. Emmanuel is a board member of Lake Worth High School Alumni Association/Dollars for Scholars, a spokesperson for her church, and involved with Women of Color Empowerment Institute and Win With Black Women Florida. Ms. Emmanuel was recognized and participated as One of South Florida’s 40 under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow by Legacy Magazine, Nominee of Young Professionals WOW Award by Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, Congressional Black Caucus Institute Political Development and Leadership Graduate, Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute, and Leadership Florida Connect Class 11. More importantly, she attributes her successes to her late parents, Anise and Willy Emmanuel.