Mayor Anne Gerwig
Anne Gerwig, Mayor
Term: 2020 to 2024
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About Mayor Gerwig
Mayor Anne Gerwig was first elected to the Village Council in 2010 and subsequently re-elected in 2014. She was elected as the 6th Mayor of Wellington in March 2016 and re-elected in 2020. Ms. Gerwig is the first Mayor in Wellington’s history to be re-elected without opposition.
Mrs. Gerwig and her husband, Alan, have resided in Wellington for 31 years. The Gerwig’s have three grown children – Jessica, Dane, and Luke. Jessica and her husband, Jordan live in South Florida and have two daughters, Leighton and Millie.
Mayor Gerwig is the Director of Client Communications for Alan Gerwig and Associates, Inc. located in Wellington. The company has provided civil and structural consulting engineering services throughout Florida since 1998. Mrs. Gerwig has worked as a draftsman/CADD technician in Palm Beach County since 1982 and was instrumental in the formation and success of the firm.
While raising her children in Wellington, Mrs. Gerwig volunteered at Wellington area schools and various service projects including the building of community playgrounds and the Safe Neighborhoods Initiative. Mrs. Gerwig is also active in the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.
Mayor Gerwig is committed to developing Wellington’s youth. She was instrumental in the naming of the Keely Spinelli Education Grant, a grant named after a beloved educator and elementary school principal who spent her brief life influencing the future of Wellington’s youth. She is proud of the Village’s participation in Read for the Record, Let’s Move, Youth Council and our own Civics 101 with both of our Village’s Public High Schools.
Mayor Gerwig was appointed to the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council by the Palm Beach County League of Cities. She serves as the voting delegate at the Palm Beach County League of Cities, on the Education Committee and is a Past President of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. She has served on the Executive Board of the Florida League of Cities and a Trustee of the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust and member of the Florida Municipal Loan Council. Mrs. Gerwig was also appointed to serve on the Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach County and has served on the Palm Beach County Transportation Planning Agency, the Homeless Advisory Board, and the Citizens Advisory Committee on Health and Human Services as the PBC League of Cities representative.
The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition honored Mayor Anne Gerwig for Advocating for U.S. Global Leadership to Strengthen Local Communities. The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is honoring Wellington Mayor Anne Gerwig for her work to advocate for U.S. global leadership as an imperative and effective approach to strengthening our country’s local communities. USGLC paid tribute to Mayors across America at its virtual 2021 Tribute Celebration on December 7, 2021.
“USGLC is proud to honor Mayor Gerwig because she has been an influential advocate for strengthening American global leadership to support our communities here at home," said Liz Schrayer, President and CEO of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. "Let’s face it, mayors across the country are on the frontlines every day, addressing global issues that are now kitchen table issues – from the pandemic to our economy – that matter to their constituents. They uniquely understand that America simply can’t ignore what happens outside our borders."
"Mayors across America are stepping up, knowing that diplomacy and development are essential to the health, safety, and economic interests of every American family. It’s exciting to recognize them," added Schrayer.
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