Magaly Prezeau, MPH

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Chairwoman of the Haitian American Professionals Coalition (HAPC)

Magaly Prezeau holds a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration, both from Florida International University. She has been a prominent community leader and advocate for most of her professional career in social services and public health for over 20 years. Her passion and commitment as a public servant led her to open a community-based organization in the 2010. She currently serves as the co-founder and CEO of Community Access Center (CAC), a Miramar-based non-profit organization that has assisted thousands of residents with public assistance, free volunteer tax preparations, chronic disease management, community baby showers, monthly elderly luncheons, health/resource fairs, immigration and family case management services. CAC also produces and airs a 30-minute Haitian community television program (Tele-Access) on Island TV (Comcast 578) which is viewed by over 500,000 Haitian Americans living in South Florida.

Currently she is the Chairwoman of the Haitian American Professionals Coalition (HAPC) located in South Florida and was one of the founding members in 2001. The Haitian American Professionals Coalition (HAPC) is a non-profit volunteer organization which was established in 2001. The mission of HAPC is to mobilize and link professionals of diverse occupations in order to effectively address issues relevant to the community and to provide opportunities for growth and development. HAPC is comprised of a core assembly of volunteer professional associations, organizations and individuals, business leaders, media and community members that seek to advocate and promote the well-being of Haitian communities in Florida, United States and abroad. Currently the core members are the Haitian Lawyers Association (HLA), Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA), Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF), Community Access Center (CAC), Caribbean-American Visual Cultural Preservation (CAVCP), United Haitian Students of Florida (UHSF), and Association of Haitian Educators of Dade (AHED).

She was selected as an Honoree of the 2012 Broward County Commission on the Status of Women. She also serves as a Board Member of the Florida Community Leadership Board and Health Equity Research Institute. Recently she received the Caribbean-American Heritage Award as a Social Services Leader from the City of Miramar.

She is a Board Member of the City of Miramar Economic Development Advisory Board; DCF Broward Domestic Violence Committee; Broward Regional Health Planning Council – Health Access and Quality of Life Committees; Healthy Start Coalition of Broward – Black Infant Health Practice Initiative; DCF Refugee Task Force; United Way Substance Abuse Strategic Prevention Action Team; Human Trafficking Coalition; Broward Prosperity and Wealth Building; Broward KidCare TaskForce Committee; Broward Maternal & Child Health Committee; Healthy South Broward Coalition; Steering Committee Member of the Coordinating Council of Broward.