Chairman, County Commission, District 1
Sandra Murman was elected as a Hillsborough County Commissioner in 2010, and is now in her eighth year serving District 1. She was elected by her fellow commissioners as Chairman of the BOCC for 2017-18, and served as Chairman 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.
She is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. She is married to attorney Jim Murman of Barr, Murman, Tonelli, P.A. and they have a daughter, Michele, who graduated from FSU and is married to Dr. Michael Bradner of Tampa. They have two children.