Committed to Serving Our Community
Ben Preston has been a resident of Deerfield Beach over 40 years. Ben and his wife Debbie have raised four children. Selected Firefighter of the Year in 1992, Ben has dedicated his life to serving Deerfield Beach as the City's first African-American firefighter. He retired after 26 years of service as a firefighter, but Ben continued his service to Deerfield Beach as the City's Vice Mayor and District 2 City Commissioner. Ben has earned both a Bachelors and Master of Science Degree from Florida International University (FIU), and he is an active member of the New Covenant Church. Now, Ben is running for District 2 Commissioner because he has the vision and experience to unite the District and help transform Deerfield Beach.