Commissioner Sanders is a native of Hallandale Beach, Florida. Anthony Sanders was appointed to the City Commission by Mayor Joy Cooper, Vice Mayor/Commissioner Bill Julian and Commissioner Dotty Ross after resignation of Commissioner Francine Schiller. Elected as Commissioner in 2008 and selected as Vice Mayor in 2010. He was re-elected to a two-year term in 2012.
Commisssioner Sanders has been married to Jessica for the past nineteen years. He has four sons Shaun, Ashan, A.J. and Jared, two grandsons Shaun Jr. and Jeiel, two brothers Eric George and Clude Sanders and one sister Deidre.
Commissioner Sanders attended B.F. James Elementary, and Hallandale High School - Member of the first graduating class of 1977. He attended Broward Community College,
Moody Bible and Fort Lauderdale Christian University from where he received a Bachelors Degree in Ministry.
Commissioner Sanders Career Achievements include:
Barnett Bank and Home Savings Bank for 8 years
City of Ft Lauderdale, Finance Department for 13 years
Senior Pastor/Founder, Higher Vision Ministry, past 9 years
President/Founder Eagle's Wings Development Center
Commissioner Sanders Community Service includes:
Sunday School Teacher, Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
Men Ministry Leader
Palms Community Coalition
Palms of Hallandale Weed & Seed
Community Civic Association
Broward alliance of Neighborhood Development (BAND)