George Oliver, III

 
City Commission
Title: District 4 - Commissioner Oliver
Phone: 407-905-3112
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Biography

Commissioner George Oliver, III

Education

  • Two Associate Degrees in Legal Studies from Valencia College
    • Transactional
    • Litigation
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix
  • MBA from University of Phoenix

Business

  • Battalion Legal Officer, United States Navy
  • Chief Information Officer for Volume Services Service Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Executive Manager of Training for Productivity Point International, Central Florida
  • Founder and Senior Vice President of GPS-Sports, Inc.
  • Deloitte & Touche’ Professional

Accomplishments - As Updated by George Oliver III on January 7, 2021

  • Veteran of the United States Navy
  • Service Officer for America Legion – Assisting Veterans with service related injuries receive medical and educational benefits.
  • Washington Shores Community Development Board 1997-1998
  • LBS Foundation Board of Directors – Providing much need funding for Children that suffer from Sickle Call Anemia and providing college scholarships to high school students
  • Organizer of a program to assist Ex-Offenders get vocational training, jobs, and restoration of civil rights
  • Deacon & Church Leader at New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando since 2002
  • Organizer of the New Covenant Adopt-A-Precinct Program – Raising college scholarship funds for high school seniors in economically challenged areas
  • Substitute Educator – Serving High Need Schools in Orange County
  • Volunteered as a youth football coach for the Ocoee Bulldogs Youth Football Program
  • Volunteered as a youth basketball coach for the Orlando Junior Magic Youth Basketball League
  • First African American Commissioner of Ocoee
  • Facilitated and helped implement the Ocoee Massacre Proclamation
  • Established the city's first youth council
  • Created and implemented the city's first Youth Summer Jobs Program
  • Partnered with Orange County to bring the Health Community Program to the City of Ocoee
  • Established  operational policies to insure balanced commission meetings
  • Donated the rights to the name Fifty West to the City's Community Redevelopment Agency
  • Fought to have city erect directional signs to the African American Hallowed Ground Cemetery
  • Partnered with Orange County to implement a mosquito control program in Ocoee 
  • Implemented a street light safety program in the Ocoee
  • Fought to put a traffic light on the corner of Clarcona Ocoee and Ingram Rd. (Coming FY 2021)
  • Fought to put a light on the corner of Apopka Vineland and McCormick Rd. (Budgeted FY 2023)
  • Vote NO to development without an infrastructure plan
  • Called for an Operational Audit to establish public financial transparency
  • Fought with neighbors to keep construction vehicles from traveling through community streets.
  • Partnered with the District Senate Office to bring a food drive to the city (over 500 families served).
  • Worked with Orange County Public Schools to establish a Summer meals program for our kids. 
  • Established city-wide an annual infrastructure communication program
  • Fought to remove right turn red light cameras on non essential intersections.
  • Working to create a West Orange County VA Clinic for Central Florida Veterans
  • Implemented Diversity and Inclusion training for all city employees. 

Please feel free to give Commissioner Oliver a call at (407) 905-3112 or contact him via email.

Commissioner George Oliver's term is from 2021-2025.

 

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