Sept. 22: GGG Town Hall w Vice Mayor Michael Mena (Members Only)

Gables Good Government Committee invites you to a Members-Only*

GGG Town Hall
Vice Mayor Michael Mena

GGG members will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with Vice Mayor Mena on issues of concern to the residents of Coral Gables.

Thursday, September 22, 2022,  5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Refreshments
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Program/Q & A

Coral Gables Congregational Church – Fellowship Hall
3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables
(Parking is available in front and at sides of church.)

by September 20, 2022, use the form down below
or call GGG President Susi Davis at (305) 582-5827

*This event is for Members Only

Two Ways to Renew Membership or to join GGG:

(1) Click link: Membership

(2) Pay via your PayPal account with Visa/Mastercard

Membership Levels: Individual – $50 or Household – $75


The Gables Good Government Committee is registered with the State of Florida and the City of Coral Gables. GGG member dues is not tax deductible.

GGG Board of Directors July 2022 – June 2024

Board Officers

  • President Susi Davis
  • Secretary Robert Gill
  • Treasurer Ines Calderon
  • Chair, Advisory Council Mayor Don Slesnick
  • Past President Tom Snook
  • Member Emerita Mayor Dorothy Thomson

Board Members

  • Sally Baumgartner
  • Gay Bondurant
  • Debbie Register
  • Debbie Swain

Advisory Council Members

  • Evelyn Budde
  • Frank Gonzalez
  • Richard Leslie
  • Joanne Meagher
  • Patrick Morris
  • Jeannett Slesnick

Presidents Ex-Officio

  • Jorge Alvarez
  • Mayor Don Slesnick
  • Jeannett Slesnick
  • Debbie Swain
  • Thomas Snook

April 20, 2022: Town Hall Event with Commissioner Jorge L. Fors, Jr.

Commissioner Jorge ForsGables Good Government Committee Invites you to a Members-only* GGG Town Hall with

Jorge L. Fors, Jr.

GGG Members will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with Commissioner Fors on issues of concern to the residents of Coral Gables.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Coral Gables Congregational Church Fellowship Hall
3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables
(Parking is available in front of church)

EVENT REGISTRATION REQUIRED by April 19, 2022, to: or call GGG V.P. Susi Davis at (305) 582-5827.

*This event is for Members Only.

June 2021: Coral Gables Community Foundation Event

Looking for something fun to do on two wheels this month? Check out a few of Bike Walk Coral Gables’ upcoming June events!

On Saturday, June 12th, join the Coral Gables Community Foundation for their 12th Annual Tour of Kitchens, presented by Ray Corral & Mosaicist. The outdoor edition of the annual experience will feature a self-guided tour of The City Beautiful’s most stunning pools, patios, and home outdoor kitchens. Want to take the tour on your bike? Bike Walk Coral Gables has you covered with a guided Tour on Two Wheels. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here: Tour of Kitchens: Tickets & Info

Looking for more ways to experience Coral Gables by bike? Join Bike Walk Coral Gables for their “What’s New at the U?” bike tour on Sunday, June 20th. Ride your bike on a guided tour of the University of Miami campus to see all the new changes happening at the home of the Canes. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here: BWCG Monthly Tour: Tickets & Info


Joint Letter to the Miami Herald: Negative Campaigning in Coral Gables Elections

In partnership with the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, the Gables Good Government Committee submitted a letter to the Miami Herald concerning negative campaigning in the recent Coral Gables municipal election. Please read the unpublished letter below:

Putting your name on a ballot for consideration for public office takes a tremendous amount of determination and intestinal fortitude, especially these days. But it also requires an equal amount of integrity, faith and honor, something we as residents and business leaders in Coral Gables expect of our candidates, no matter if the term is for two years or four years. And while we saw a vast field – 13 in total – put their name forward and qualify for the April election, not all lived up to that expectation in our estimation.

Continue reading “Joint Letter to the Miami Herald: Negative Campaigning in Coral Gables Elections”

Coral Gables Neighbors Association’s Zoom Runoff Debate

The Coral Gables Neighbors Association is hosting a Zoom Debate for the Coral Gables Runoff Election on Wednesday, April 21st, starting at 7:00 PM. The debate will be moderated by former U.S. Attorney Leon Kellner and is hosted in partnership with Gables Good Government, the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables, the Ponce Neighbors Association, and Urban Core Community Coalition, Inc.

Judge Thomas W. Snook, President of GGG, will be representing the Committee and will ask the candidates questions during each session. For more information or to register, click the link below:

Commission Seat 2: 7:00 PM          Commission Seat 3: 8:00 PM         

Rhonda Anderson                               Javier Baños

Jose Valdes-Fauli                               Kirk Menendez


April 27, 2021: Coral Gables Run-Off Election

The Run-off Election for Coral Gables Commission, group 2 and 3, is on Tuesday, April 27th. Be sure to mark your calendar!

Group 2 Candidates:

Rhonda Anderson
Rhonda Anderson
Jose Valdes-Fauli






Group 3 Candidates

Javier Baños
Kirk Menendez







If you requested a Vote-by-Mail Ballot, track your status here: