Providing tools to assess the needs of Florida's children and their families.

Providing tools to assess the needs of Florida's children and their families.

Sandra L. Murman, Vice Chairman

Sandra Murman was first elected as a Hillsborough County Commissioner in 2010, representing the coastal communities of District 1. She was elected for her third term in November 2016. Commissioner Murman served as Chairman of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners in 2014-2015 and as Vice Chairman in 2011, 2012, 2013 and is serving again as Vice Chair from 2016-2017. Prior to joining the County Commission, she completed eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1996-2004. Representative Murman was the first Republican Woman to hold the position of Speaker Pro-Tempore in the Florida House of Representatives. As a longtime resident of Hillsborough County, Commissioner Murman has spent many hours volunteering her time as a community advocate as well as a public policy leader. She has been directly involved in more than 30 organizations that support our community and enhance the lives of children and families. Commissioner Murman is currently focused on economic development, transportation issues, ending homelessness in Hillsborough County, continued improvements to customer service and communications between the county and its citizens, and providing high-quality critical children’s services in Hillsborough County. Commissioner Murman is a native of Indiana and a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. She is married to local attorney Jim Murman of Barr, Murman, Tonelli, P.A. and they have a daughter, Michele, who graduated from Florida State University and is married to Dr. Michael Bradner. They live in Tampa and have one child.