Dr. Philip Stoddard
Dr. Philip Stoddard has been a professor of biology at Florida International University since 1992 and Mayor of South Miami from 2010 to 2020. In 2015 Mayor Stoddard was appointed by the White House to the Governance Coordinating Committee of the National Ocean Council where he developed national policy for sea level rise. Mayor Stoddard was named by Politico Magazine to the Politico-50 “guide to the thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics in 2016”. Miami New Times named Mayor Stoddard the “Best Politician of 2017”. A big proponent of renewable energy, his house and car are powered by the sun.