City commissioner Quanita May was first elected into office in 2018 to represent Zone 3, which includes Daytona Beach’s downtown area, parts of Bethune-Cookman University, Ridgewood Avenue corridor from Madison Avenue south to Shady Place and on beachside from Seabreeze Boulevard south to Silver Beach Avenue. According to recently released census figures, there are 19,676 residents who call Zone 3 home.
Commissioner May, who has lived in in the Daytona Beach area for more than 18 years, is a downtown business owner specializing in fitness training, dance lessons, personal development and business plan coaching. As a fitness expert, she has a passion for bringing wellness to children at our local schools and universities and to seniors in housing facilities. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapist with the State of Florida.
Prior to being elected to the City Commission, Commissioner May served on the city’s Downtown Redevelopment Board and currently serves as the City Commission’s representative on the Downtown Development Authority, an alternate commissioner on the Affordable Housing Advisory Board and is a board member of the Health Care Planning Network of Florida.
Daytona State College, associate degree in general education
University of Central Florida, bachelor’s degree in liberal studies
Webster University, master’s degree in marketing
North Central University, master’s degree in marriage and family therapy