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Commissioner Susan ChapmanCommissioner Susan Chapman
At-Large
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 954-4115
Email: Susan.Chapman@sarasotagov.com

Term Expires: 2017

Education:
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, J.D., 1977
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, M.S.W. (Social Policy Planning and Practice), 1977
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, A.B., Political Science, 1973
Licensed to practice law in Florida (1989) and in Missouri (1977)

Experience:
Twenty three year resident of Sarasota. Thirty-five years as a practicing attorney, have practiced in downtown Sarasota since 1990
Sarasota Planning Board/Land Planning Authority since 2008, Chair 2010-2011
Sarasota Ad Hoc Police Advisory Panel, 2009, Chair
Executive Committee, City Coalition of Neighborhood Associations, Treasurer, Vice Chair, and Chair
President, Founding Member, and Board of Directors, Hudson Bayou Neighborhood Association
President and Board of Directors, Sarasota County Civic League
President and Board of Directors, Sarasota Mental Health Resource Center, now known as Mental Health Community Centers
President and Board of Directors, WomenÂ’s Legal Fund
President and Board of Directors, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Sarasota Chapter
Board of Directors, Sarasota County Bar Association
Leadership Sarasota, 1992

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