- Our Commission
Mayor Natasha Moore was appointed to the office of Mayor-Commissioner in March of 2023.
Mayor Moore is a real estate broker with Live South Florida Realty, Inc. Previously, she worked as an actuary at NCCI in Boca Raton. She graduated from the University of Florida and is originally from Miami. Natasha is married with 3 children and has lived in Highland Beach since 2013.
Natasha's reason for serving on the Town Commission is to give back to the community. Prior to serving as Mayor, she served as Vice Mayor and as Vice Chairperson of the Financial Advisory Board. Natasha plans to use her real estate expertise combined with her data analytical skills to make meaningful contributions to Town Commission discussions.
When Natasha isn't showing property or transporting her busy kids to their activities, you'll find her jogging along A1A, going to the beach, or boating around the beautiful waterways.
Vice Mayor David Stern was appointed to the office of Vice Mayor in March of 2023.
David and his wife Judy have lived in Highland Beach at the Highlands Place condominium since 2000. They have two married sons and five grandchildren.
David has been active in the Town since he moved here. He was on a Special Committee reviewing the water plant finances in 2005 and a member of the Town Charter Review board in in 2012. He has been chairman of the Code Enforcement Board, Board of Adjustment and Appeals, and the Financial Advisory Board.
In addition to his Town activities, he is President of the Highlands Place condominium and was President of Temple Sinai in Delray Beach where he is currently Co-Treasurer. He is also an Arbitrator for FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).
David graduated from Pace College in New York and after US Army service began a career in retail, rising to Senior Vice President of stores. In 1988 he and his wife came to Florida, and he went to work for J Byron’s as Executive Vice President. David’s last job before retiring was with Ross stores in California where he was Vice President of Store Communications and Store Planning.
David plays Golf three times a week in Delray and says it is not his strong suit, but he enjoys it.
Commissioner Evalyn David was elected to the office of Commissioner in March of 2022.
She graduated from New York University with a BS degree and went on to earn a Law Degree from Seton Hall Law School graduating Cum laude. She then decided to pursue her interest in financial planning and to specialize in taxation earning her Master of Law Degree at New York University Law School. Commissioner David's specialty is in Trust and Estate Planning and her professional career was in the Banking and Legal Industries.
Prior to her retirement and moving to Highland Beach in 2008, she enjoyed a successful private practice assisting families with their estate, trust and tax plans. After coming to Highland Beach, she was fortunate to become a member of the Braemer Isle Board of Directors where she continues to serve for more than 8 years.
Her and her husband are fortunate to have two wonderful children, Matthew who is here in South Florida and Alyssa in New York. Her personal interests include but are not limited: baking, wine education, exploring new challenges and lending a helping hand.
Commissioner Judith Goldberg was elected to the office of Commissioner in March of 2023.
Judith has a varied and extensive professional background. Her skills and background as a lawyer, mediator and businessperson demonstrates her achievements and professional acumen highlighting her skills in collaboration, analysis, leadership, and consensus builder.
Judith graduated Pace Law School receiving her Juris Doctorate Degree, Cum Laude, and was admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut, and the United States Supreme Court. For over 30 years Judith was the principal senior litigation attorney for her law firm and served as Town Attorney in her prior hometown of Patterson, New York. Judith incorporated Mediation Services for her clients in Connecticut and Florida and today maintains offices in Boca Raton. Her entrepreneurial successes, separate from the establishment of her successful law practice, are the ownership and operation of a resort ranch hotel in Ulster County, New York with her spouse.
Judith has been in Highland Beach since 2012, and has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Seagate of Highland Beach. Her daughter resides in Virginia. Her personal interests include Ballroom and Latin dancing, travel, golf, and living the life she loves in Highland Beach.
Commissioner Don Peters was elected to the office of Commissioner in March of 2023.
Don has been living in Florida part time for 15 years and has been permanently residing in Highland Beach for the last 2 1/2 years at the Villa Nova Condominium.
Don was elected and served as the Yorktown, NY (population of 40,000) Town Supervisor, where he managed the Town's affairs and a $50 million budget. Prior to this community service he was a police officer for 20 years in Yorktown, NY. His business experience includes ownership of the Sports Barn for 45 years, affording him diverse small business knowledge.
Don went to Boston University, Mercy College and Long Island University. He has a B.S. and Master's Degree in Criminal Justice and Social Science. He has a life partner, Anita, who is actively involved in Highland Beach community affairs. His two children and four grandchildren are looking forward to enjoying Highland Beach as well.
Don is honored and proud to be elected a Commissioner of Highland Beach. He will listen to the concerns of our residents and advocate on their behalf.