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City Commissioners



The City of Dade City is an incorporated municipality and a political subdivision of the State of Florida. The legislative branch of the city government is composed of five (5) Commissioners elected at-large including a Mayor who is elected by the City Commission. City Commissioners are elected for staggered four (4)-year terms of office. Under the provisions of the adopted City Charter, Dade City operates under the City Commission-City Manager form of government and is recognized by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA).

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Camille S. Hernandez

Mayor

Commissioner Camille Hernandez came to the Dade City area in 1992 from West Pasco. Commissioner Hernandez and Dr. David Hernandez have been married for over 18 years and have four children.  Commissioner Hernandez was elected as a City Commissioner in Group 2 on April 11, 2006 and was re-selected as Mayor on June 30, 2020. 
Commissioner Hernandez was unopposed for re-election in April 2018 and her term will expire in April 2022. To reach her call 352-467-2160  or email chernandez@dadecityfl.com.

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Scott Black

Commissioner

Commissioner Scott Black is a lifetime resident of the Dade City/Trilby area and has been married to Laura for over 20 years and has one son. Commissioner Black is a full-time Insurance Agent.  Commissioner Black was elected as a City Commissioner in Group 1 on April 10, 1990 and has been re-elected for five terms, four of those unopposed. He served as Mayor from May 9, 2000 until April 2004 and previously served as Mayor Pro-Tem for eight years. Commissioner Black was unopposed for reelection in April 2018. Commissioner Black's term will expire in April 2022. To reach him call 352-567-2260, or email sblack@dadecityfl.com.

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Knute Nathe - Elected to Group 4 on June 30, 2020

Commissioner

Commissioner Nathe is an almost lifelong resident of the Dade City area. Raised in the rural farming community of St. Joe, located five miles west of Dade City, he is a graduate of St. Anthony Catholic School (2000), Pasco High School (2004), Pasco-Hernando State College (2006), and the University of Florida (B.A. Classical Studies, 2008; Juris Doctor, 2013). A descendant of Casper Joseph “C.J.” Nathe, who moved the Nathe family to St. Joe in the late 1800s, Commissioner Nathe’s family has been designated a Founding Family of Pasco County. After working for the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office as a County Court prosecutor, Commissioner Nathe joined the firm of McClain Alfonso, P.A. as an associate attorney in November of 2014. On Valentine’s Day 2015, he married his wife Emma, and they have two children – Ann Marie, born 2017, and John Bernard, born 2020.
Commissioner Nathe was elected as the Group 4 commissioner for Dade City on June 30, 2020 for the term ending in April of 2024. You can reach him at KNathe@DadeCityFL.com or 352-268-9337.

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James D. Shive

Mayor Pro-Tem

Commissioner James D. Shive is a lifelong resident of Dade City who graduated from Pasco High, Class of 1976. James has been married to Teresa Shive for 29 years and together have raised four children in Dade City. Mr. Shive obtained state certifications in Utilities and spent nearly 30 years serving the residents of Dade City in the utility field. James also served on the City's planning board for a period of time and was named volunteer of the year in 2007 by the Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. Commissioner Shive was re-elected City Commissioner in Group 3 on June 30,  2020. He was selected as Mayor Pro Tem on June 30, 2020. His term will expire in April of 2024.  You can reach him at 352-467-2171 or by email at  jshive@dadecityfl.com

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Normita "Angel" Woodard - Elected June 30, 2020 to Group 5

Commissioner (Angel) Normita Lytreal Woodard is a lifelong resident of Dade City, FL and a proud Pasco High graduate class of 1988.  Normita is employed by Pasco County Schools as the Principal's Secretary at Lacoochee Elementary School.  Normita has one daughter and one granddaughter.  Normita is also a graduate of Pasco Hernando State College with a Bachelor of Science in Supervision and Management Organizational  Administration.

As a decorated Military Veteran, Normita has earned numerous awards to include the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, and the National Defense Service Medal.  Normita also serves as a Youth Director at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Dade City, Florida. You can reach her at 352-251-5016 or by email at nwoodard@dadecityfl.com.