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Sandra L. Murman

District: 56 -- Republican

Part of Hillsborough

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Tampa
Occupation:  Community Activist
Spouse:  James A. "Jim" Murman of Cleveland, Ohio
Child(ren):  Michele
Education:  Indiana University, B.S., Business/Marketing, 1972
Born:  August 9, 1950, Indianapolis, IN
Moved to Florida:  1972
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  running, tennis, golf

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1996, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Department of Children and Families, Health and Human Services Board, Chair

Affiliations

A Woman's Place Ministries, Advisory Board
Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Gamma Phi Gamma Alumnae Chapter
Center Place, past Board of Directors
Centre for Girls
Children's Board of Hillsborough County
Children's Home Auxiliary, past President and Member
Children's Museum of Tampa, Kid City, Board of Directors
Communities in Schools of Hillsborough County, Board of Directors
Concerned Citizens of Gibsonton Area
Corporate Coalition for Foster Children
Davis Islands Chamber of Commerce
Davis Islands Civic Association, Utilities Task Force
Downtown Business and Professional Women
For the Family, Inc., Board of Directors
Gasparilla Distance Classic Advisory Board
Gibsonton Community Council
Goodwill Industries, Board of Directors
Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, past Board of Directors
Greater Brandon Republican Club
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, Resettlement Advisory Committee
Healthy Start Coalition, Board of Directors
Hillsborough Constituency for Kids
Hillsborough County Bar Auxiliary
Hillsborough County Farm Bureau
Hillsborough County Grants Collaborative, Workshop Coordinator and Founder
Hillsborough County Juvenile Justice Council
Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee
Hillsborough County Young Republicans
Hillsborough County WAGES Coalition, Ex-Officio Board Member
Hillsborough Kids, Inc.
Hillsborough Women's Republican Club
Kiwanis Club of Tampa
League of Women Voters
Lowry Park Zoo, past Board of Directors
PACE Center for Girls, Board of Directors
Partners in Crisis
Riverview Chamber of Commerce
Riverview Civic Association
Riverview Community Council
Riverview Neighborhood Justice Center
Sacred Heart Church Member, Ladies Guild
Seminole Heights Business Alliance
Suncoast Girl Scouts Council, Troop #967, past Troop Leader, Board of Directors
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, past Board of Directors
Tampa Bay Friends for Life, past Board Member
Tampa Republican Women
The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Health Care Committee
The Children's Home, past President, Board of Directors 1992-1995
University Community Ministries, Inc.

Highlights

American Cancer Society Legislative Leadership Award 2001, 2002
American School Health Association Legislator of the Year 2002
Florida AIDS Action Outstanding Legislator Award 2002
Florida Council for Community Mental Health Legislator of the Year 2001, 2002
Florida Developmental Disabilities Council Outstanding Legislator Award 2002
Florida Partners in Crisis Leadership Award 2002
Hands on Educational Services Legislative Appreciation Award 2002
Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society Legislator of the Year 2002
Tampa Port Authority Legislative Appreciation Award 2002
Tampa Republican Women Legislator of the Year 2002
Center for Infant & Child Development Founder's Award 2001
Consortium of Florida Education Foundations Legislative Appreciation Award 2001
Florida Advocates for Community Care for Disabled, Legislative Leadership Award 2001
Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Legislator of the Year 2000, 2001
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology Legislator of the Year 2001
Florida Assisted Living Association Legislator of the Year 2001
Florida Association of Health Plans Minority Health Achievement Award 2001
Florida Epilepsy Services Program Legislative Appreciation Award 2001
Florida Holocaust Museum Legislative Appreciation Award 2001
Florida Insurance Council Harry Landrum Legislator of the Year 2001
Florida Medical Association Legislator of the Year 2001
Florida Nurses Association (First Biennial Convention) Legislator of the Year 2001
Florida Nurses Association Outstanding Legislator 2001
Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Legislator of the Year 2001
Florida Podiatric Medical Association Legislative Appreciation Award 2001
Florida Police Chiefs Association Legislative Appreciation 1999, 2000, 2001
Hillsborough County Young Republicans Legislator of the Year 2001
Joshua House, Olin Mott "Golden Heart" Award 2001
Kid City--The Children's Museum Honorary Chair Recognition 2001
School District of Hillsborough County Legislative Appreciation Award 2001
USA Arts of Florida Legislative Appreciation Award 2001
American Cancer Society Legislative Appreciation Award 1988, 1999, 2000
Concerned Citizens of Gibsonton Area President's Award 2000
Lifelink Foundation Gift of Life Award 2000
Florida Area Health Education Center Network Distinguished Service Award 2000
Florida Association of Community Health Centers Legislator of the Year 2000
Florida Family Child Care Home Association Advocate Award 2000
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Bridge Builder Legislative Appreciation Award 2000
Florida School Health Association Legislator of the Year 2000
Florida Sheriffs Association Legislative Leadership Award 2000
Prevent Blindness Florida Legislative Appreciaton Award 2000
The Trust for Public Land Legislative Leadership Award 2000
Florida Pediatric Society Legislative Appreciation Award 1999
Hillsborough Association of Retarded Citizens Charlotte Anderson Award for Distinguished Efforts 1999
Southeast American Association on Mental Retardation (SEAAMR) Legislator of the Year 1999
Centre for Women Public Service Award 1998
Florida State Foster Adoptive Parent Association Legislative Appreciation Award 1998
The Nature Conservancy Friends of the Conservancy Award 1998
Florida Association of School Superintendents Legislator of the Year 1997
Florida School Boards Association Legislator of the Year 1997
Gasparilla Distance Classic Achievement Award 1997
Florida Association of Museums Museum Innovator Award 1994
Academy of the Holy Names Award of Distinction
American Association of University Women Award of Distinction
Florida Chamber of Commerce Champion Award
Florida Legal Services Legislative Appreciation Award
Hillsborough Community College Citation of Honor
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Appreciation Award
Police Benevolent Association Recognition Award

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