Phone Number: 954-889-4163
Commissioner Thomas W. Dorsett, community activist and resident of Carver Ranches, has rendered faithful, conscientious and valuable service to the community for the past 33 years. Mr. Dorsett, a man of noble spirit and humanitarian principles, possesses a compassionate understanding of the needs of his community. He was initially elected as a City Commissioner and has also served as vice mayor of West Park.
Mr. Dorsett was born in the Bahamas. He attended Bahamas Technical School and received specialized training in general construction. Using his resourcefulness, knowledge and skills, he was employed with the Broward County Public School System for over 17 years, and recently retired as a carpenter foreman. Over the course of his career, Mr. Dorsett worked as a journeyman, level carpenter, carpenter foreman and supervisor. He was also a self-employed carpenter and served as Work Superintendent for the Ministry of Works, Nassau, Bahamas. Known as “Tommy” to those who love him, he is the father of six sons and four daughters.
Mr. Dorsett has been a tower of strength and a moving force for progressive, efficient public service and an advocate of economic development for the West Park communities of Carver Ranches, Miami Gardens, Lake Forest, and Utopia.