Dr. Celia D. A. Earle, Ph.D.
An environmental engineer, environmental chemist, and microbiologist, she has a breadth of knowledge that includes planning, design, and construction administration for water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems. She has also made mentoring young engineering professionals her personal mission.
Driven by her belief that we are placed on this earth to help others, she is committed to community service. A member of Kiwanis International, the largest service organization in the World dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time, Dr. Earle has held numerous positions within the Florida District of Kiwanis International. The Florida District of Kiwanis International covers the State of Florida, Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. Elected to the position of Treasurer in 2013, Governor-Elect in 2014, she is currently the Governor of the Florida District. A pioneer and trailblazer, Dr. Earle is the first black female to hold these positions at the District level.
Her other community service work includes serving as the Vice President of the Coalition to End Homelessness and the past Vice President of the Caribbean Heart Menders Association, which provides life-saving heart surgeries for children in the Caribbean. She is the founder and Chair of the annual Christmas in July (CIJ) program for Broward County’s homeless children. Over the past 14 years, CIJ has served the needs of more than 16,000 homeless children in Broward County. This number excludes over 500 children that CIJ provided for in Haiti after the earthquake disaster.
Dr. Earle has received numerous honors and awards including Broward County Women’s Hall of Fame; and being the first recipient of Kiwanis Division 23’s Errol Hanson Humanitarian Award.