Sarasota County, FL - Board of Elections

Candidate Statement

Marjorie Lawson

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


• Current President of Fairway Commons HOA
• Former Chairperson of CDD Finance Committee (until it was abolished)
o Made revisions to bid process procedure
o Created petty cash procedure
o Developed a comprehensive zero base annual budget procedure that has been followed and used annually for the past several years
o Assisted in the review and selection of Certified Public Accounts
• Former Secretary of CDD Building Advisory Committee
• Prepared CDD Newsletter (2008 and 2009)
• Active member of the Hospitality Committee at my church
• Notary Public for the State of Florida
• Full time resident of Bobcat Trail for more than 8 years


• 45 years administrative experience
• 18 years at prestigious Boston law firm, assisting managing partner and 168 attorneys, including paralegal work
• Assisted in formation of HOA at MA residence, which included drafting the covenants
• Served as Secretary-Treasurer of that HOA for approximately ten years
• Fund raiser at law firm for United Way in Boston (raising more than $100,000 annually) and for
“Walk for Hunger Charity”