Commissioner Joe Casello, a Democrat, is currently running for Florida State House District 90. Commissioner Casello has a passion for public service and wants to continue to make a positive difference for the resident of Palm Beach County. In the State Legislature, Joe Casello will focus on enhancing public safety, supporting our local economy, improving our education system and creating jobs.
Commissioner Casello was elected to the City Commission in 2013 and reelected in 2017. He also serves as a Board Member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities, a member of the Palm Beach County Sober Home Task Force, a member of the South Central Regional Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Board and a Board Member of the Global Business Development Center. In addition, Commissioner Casello serves as a director of the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Board, as President of the Knollwood Homeowners Association and has been actively involved with the Community Caring Center in Boynton Beach.
In his hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts, he served on many boards and committees, managing millions of dollars in assets and raising thousands of dollars for charitable organizations, such as the Worcester Fire Department Credit Union Board of Trustees, Municipal Retirees Organization, United Way and Habitat for Humanity.
Born in Worcester, Commissioner Casello attended public schools in his community. He graduated from Worcester Industrial Technical Institute in 1972 and Quinsigamond Community College in 2002, where he earned an Associate in Science.
Commissioner Casello honorably served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force. Assigned to the 212th ANG Unit, he was responsible for the installation of radio transmission sites throughout the country. In 1974, he was appointed to the Worcester Fire Department and promoted to Lieutenant in 1984. Within the Fire Department, he served in many capacities, including arson investigator, working closely with the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).
As a business owner and licensed electrical contractor for over 23 years, Commissioner Casello operated Casello Electrical Services, specializing in residential and commercial electrical design and installation. Commissioner Casello is married and has one daughter.