2020 Parade Grand Marshal
Mark & Camille Shotwell
Mark Shotwell, Retired Homicide Detective with Ft. Lauderdale Police Department. Mark was with Ft. Lauderdale Police Department for 30 years. Prior to working for Ft. Lauderdale Police Department, Mark worked for Wilton Manors Police Department and with the U.S. Army. Mark spent most of his career in the Criminal Investigations Division and the last 20 years in the Homicide Squad. During his tenure at Ft. Lauderdale Police Department, Mark received 47 Department Commendations, 39 Public Commendations, 1 Lifesaving Award, Officer of the Year in 2012 and 2014, Officer of the Month in June, 1990, December 1992, February 1997, December 2008, February 2012, August 2012 and November 2014. In addition, Mark received the Medal of Valor for his heroic actions on July 3, 2014 where he was critically injured saving the life of a Domestic Violence victim. Mark also receive the Emerald Society of Ft. Lauderdale’s Community Hero Award in March 2015. Mark retired from Law Enforcement on June 11, 2019 where he now spends his time volunteering for various charitable causes in and around Ft. Lauderdale.
Camille Coolidge Shotwell is a local attorney in Ft. Lauderdale practicing Family Law, Real Estate and Corporate law. Camille is also the Vice President of the Emerald Society of Ft. Lauderdale and that organization’s Irish Mother of the Year in 2018. Camille is a consummate volunteer helping causes close to her heart such as the Hundred Club, Ukulele Kids Club, Everglades Angels Dog Rescue, Special Olympics. She is always willing to help when needed.