Emily Bonilla
District 5 Commissioner

Emily Bonilla was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2016. Emily is a longtime advocate of responsible preservation for our community in Orange County and will continue to build a prosperous Orange County for the future.


  • Digital Media Marketing Specialist and Business Consultant (2010-Present)
  • Internet Marketing Alumni and Career Advisor at Full Sail University (2013-2016)
  • Co-founder and Vice Chair of Save Orange County, Inc. (2014-2015)
  • Marketing Consultant for WAHM (Work at Home Moms) (2007-2013)
  • Former Board Member of Corner Lake Estates HOA (2012-2016)
  • Former Legislative Chair at Corner Lakes Middle School PTSA (2011-2013)
  • Member - League of Women Voters of Orange County
  • Member - Sierra Club


  • Full Sail University, M.S., Internet Marketing; 2010
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., English (Creative Writing); 2003
  • Valencia Community College, A.S., Film Technology; 2001


  • Born in New York, raised in Massachusetts and has lived in Orange County since 1998.
  • Resident of Lake Pickett in East Orange with husband Mel and two children.
  • Hobbies include writing, painting, photography and gardening.

District 5 Staff

Contact Us

Board of County Commissioners
Commissioner Emily Bonilla
P.O. Box 1393
Orlando, FL 32802-1393

Email: District5@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-7350
Fax: (407) 836-5879

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