On Wednesday, September 12th from 11:30 am to 1 pm EDT, at City Fish Market in Boca Raton, Ed Bender will speak to the Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club about his work with the Convention of States. Tickets start at $35 and are exclusively available here.
Mr. Bender is currently serving as a COS Regional Captain for West Palm Beach area. Born and raised in these United States of America, originally from New York. Graduated Cardinal Spellman High School, attended City University of New York at Lehman College, and later, State University of New York at
Purchase. Acquired a Certificate in Computer Languages with Business Applications. Escaped without federal loan debt and indoctrination.
Over 10 years experience as a Field Service Technician for commercial and industrial boilers, burners, controls and instruments, representing Cleaver Brooks Boilers and other manufacturers in the Greater New York Region. Responsibilities included instructional seminars for owners and operators.
Moved to Broward County, Florida, in 1997
Founder and President of Affinity Mechanical, Inc., a Certified Mechanical Contractor and a Certified Plumbing Contractor since 2002. An independent Ready Partner with Ready Network, headquartered in Jupiter, Florida. A one stop e-store for camping, hiking, and emergency preparedness.
In 2009, became a member and ardent supporter of the Tea Party Fort Lauderdale for seven and a half years (yelling things at people that they didn’t want to hear on a street corner and attending weekly Agenda Meetings wherein candidates and incumbents were met and vetted). On Sept. 12th, 2009, walked with Tea Party Patriots and 9/12 Project in the “March On DC” together with 1.8 Million fellow Americans. Visited the Washington offices of then Congressman Ron Klein.
Visited Florida offices of Senator Bill Nelson.
In 2010, Candidate for Florida House of Representatives in District 100 against then House Minority Whip Evan Jenne. Participated in televised debate on BEACON TV. Wrote and recorded radio ads for the campaign. Former Precinct Committeeman for the Broward Republican Executive Committee. Supported the successful campaign of conservative Christine Butler for BREC Chair. Volunteered, precinct walked, and phone banked on behalf of Rick Scott, Marco Rubio, Allen West, Pam Bondi, Joe Kaufman, Ted Cruz, Bernard Sansaricq, and others along the way.
In 2014, volunteered as supporter of Convention of States Project, began making presentations to groups and organizations. In the summer of 2015, volunteered with the Convention of States project as a District Captain. Volunteered for Regional Captain for Region 9 of the Florida Convention of States Team which
includes Florida House Districts in the Greater Palm Beach and Treasure Coast areas. Moved to Loxahatchee, in Palm Beach County in 2016.