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CARL SHECHTER

Office sought: City Commission, District 1.

Age: 82.

Family: Wife, Anita; four children, ages 55, 53, 52, 46.

Education: Bachelor's in law from St. John's University in 1951.

Profession: Retired attorney.

Previous elective office/campaign experience: Elected to the City Commission in 2006; interim city commissioner, 2004.

Civic activities/municipal board experience: Past member, Planning and Zoning Board for 10 years with five as chairman; past chair, Unsafe Structures Board, Blasting Mediation Committee; twice president of Hollybrook Golf and Tennis Club condo.

ISMAEL MONRIOG JR.

Office sought: City Commission, District 1.

Age: 31.

Family: Wife, Angel; four children, ages 9, 7, 4, 2.

Education: University of Miami, did not complete degree.

Profession: Hotel manager.

Previous elective office/campaign experience: None.

Civic activities/municipal board experience: Former member, Pembroke Pines Charter Review Board; vice president Miramar-Pembroke Pines Kiwanis Club; member, Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce; president, Hugh O' Brian Youth Leadership South Florida.

ANGELO CASTILLO

Office sought: City Commission, District 4.

Age: 50.

Family: Wife, Lisa; two children, ages 16 and 13.

Education: J.D. from New York Law School in 1987; MBA from Wagner College in 1983; bachelor's in business administration from Wagner College in 1981.

Profession: President and CEO of Broward House Inc.

Previous elective office/campaign experience: Elected to commission in 2004; ran unopposed in 2006.

Civic activities/municipal board experience: Former chairman and current secretary of Broward County Planning Council; former member, Broward County Charter Review Board; member of the Broward County Tourist Development Board; former member, Broward County Metropolitan Organization.

HENRY GARI

* Office sought: City Commission, District 4.

Age: 40.

Family: Wife, Sandra; daughter, age 3.

Education: J.D., Seton Hall in 2005; bachelor's in political science and English/writing from William Paterson University in 1991.

Profession: Litigation specialist.

Previous elective office/campaign experience: None.

Civic activities/municipal board experience: Member, Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity; member, Lions Club of Pembroke Pines.

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