Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Representative  Susan Bucher

District 88
Democrat

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  West Palm Beach

Occupation:  Legislator

Spouse:  Richard Bucher of Brevard County

Education:  Palomar Junior College, 1976; Mira Costa College, 1981-1984

Born:  October 27, 1958, Escondido, CA

Moved to Florida:  1985

Religious Affiliation:  Catholic

Recreational Interest:  reading, travel

Legislative Service

Elected to the House April 25, 2000, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Human Rights Advocacy Committee, District IX

Child Abuse and Neglect Committee of Palm Beach County 1996-1999

Intergovernmental Planning Task Force 1992

Solid Waste Volume Task Force 1991-1992

Affiliations

Cypress Lakes Democratic Club 2001-present

Democratic Black Caucus of Palm Beach County 2004-present

Lambda Legal 2003-present

Mid-County Democratic Club 2000-present

National Organization for Women, North Palm Beach County Chapter 2000-present

Palm Beach County Democratic Executive Committee 1996-present

Palm Beach County Human Rights Council 2003-present

Palm Beach County Young Democrats 1996-present

United Democratic Club of Century Village 2000-present

State Executive Committee of the Florida Democratic Party 2001-2003

Palm Beach County Hispanic Democratic Club 1996

Highlights

AFL-CIO, Appreciation Award 2004

Everglades Trust, Appreciation Award 2004

Florida Young Democrats, Appreciation Award 2004

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Pro-Bono Community Service Award 2004

El Consulado General de Mexico en Miami, Public Service Appreciation Award 2003

Florida Education Association, Friends of Education Award 2003

Palm Beach Treasure Coast AFL-CIO, Florida Legislator of the Year Award 2003

Teamsters Local Union No. 769, First Annual Legislator of the Year Award 2003

Mid-County Democratic Club, Democrat of the Year 2002

National Council of Senior Citizens of Palm Beach County Award 2002

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Legislation Contribution Award 2001

Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Honorary Membership Award 2001

Palm Beach County Young Democrats, Lifelong Membership Award 2001

Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award 2001

West Palm Beach Alliance for Retired Americans, Legislator of the Year 2001

Leadership 2000-Governor's Task Force 1996-1998

 
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