Ralph Lightfoot, Vice Chair

Ralph Lightfoot

Current and past activities:

Ralph is a community activist. Primarily in the area of politics. He was the Chair of the Democratic Party for serval years. He also worked in different capacities with serval campaigns from City Council to County commissioner. Ralph still participate with the party as the Precinct Captain of Precinct 24. Sports is another area that Ralph dedicated his time. He worked with the Flagler Palm Coast High School Boys and Girls basketball teams. He also started a Booster Club for the Flagler Palm Coast High School football team. Ralph was one of the first Mentors in the African American Mentor Program. Along with Walter Sarden, he started the first “group mentoring” program at Bunnell Elementary School. He is currently a member of the African American Cultural Society and sits on two committees: Membership and Public Affairs. Ralph supports the Flagler County Branch of the NAACP by initiating the ROBO calls that announce the monthly meetings. Ralph is a current Board member of the Flagler Auditorium Governing Board. He is also a member of the United Way of Volusia/Flagler County’s Community Impact Cabinet. He is a dedicated member of the Palm Coast United Methodist Church. Ralph was recently elected to the East Flagler Mosquito Control District. He was also elected recently as the Vice-Chair of the Flagler County Democratic Executive Committee.

 

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University

Certificate in computer programming from ECPI

Certificate in the fundamental of the UNIX operating system

Certificate in the following programming language: BAL, COBOL, FORTRAN, VB

Certificate in Microsoft Office

Certificate in HTML web development, WordPress, Joomla

 

Hobbies:

2018 President Cup champion at Palm Harbor Golf Course Men’s Association

2018 “white tees” champion of Palm Harbor Golf Men’s Association

Previously ranked men’s 35 and over double within the American Tennis Association (ATA)

Latest book: Michelle Obama’s:  Becoming

Favorite book: Dan Brown:  The Da Vinci Code

Most impactful book: Ralph Ellison:  Invisible Man

 

Work Experience:

United States Airforce

Celanese Crop

Prudential Corp

Bamberger’s Store

United States Trust Co

Beneficial Finance Corp

City of Newark

AT&T Corp

Lucent Corp