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Sandy Murman

March 23, 2020

Commissioner Sandy Murman
Hillsborough County Commission, District 1
Michael S. Merrill
County Administrator of Hillsborough County
Sandra Murman was elected as a Hillsborough County Commissioner in 2010, and is now in her tenth year serving District 1. She was elected by her fellow commissioners as Chairman of the BOCC for 2017-18 and for 2014-15. Prior to joining the County Commission, she completed eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives and was the first Republican Woman to hold the position of Speaker Pro-Tempore. As a longtime resident of Hillsborough County, Commissioner Murman is currently focused on economic development for small businesses, transportation issues, fighting the opioid crisis, ending homelessness, providing high-quality critical children’s services and addressing mental health and substance abuse issues in Hillsborough County. Ms. Murman is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. She is married to attorney Jim Murman of Weekley, Schulte, Valdes, Murman & Tonelli and they have a daughter, Michele, who graduated from FSU and is married to Dr. Michael Bradner. They have two children.
Michael S. Merrill has been with the County for more than 30 years. Mr. Merrill served as the director of the County’s Debt Management Department beginning in 1988 and was appointed in November 2008 as the Assistant County Administrator for Utilities and Commerce. He has served as the County Administrator since June 2010. Prior to joining the County, Mr. Merrill worked in Europe as a finance director, as well as commercial real estate finance, corporate finance, and public finance roles.