Commissioner Gwen Myers is a native and lifelong resident of Hillsborough County. She was elected to the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners in November 2020. She has long been an advocate for improving transportation, affordable housing, and health care in the county. She plans to lead the County through the COVID-19 crisis. Commissioner Myers uses the theme “It’s About The People.” She worked in Hillsborough County Government for 25 Years, from 1988 through 2013, in the departments of Housing and Community Development and Health and Social Services. Commissioner Myers has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University (FAMU). She is married to Randolph T. Myers, Sr., and has two adult stepchildren.