Deborah is a proven leader who has excelled in business, while giving countless hours to her community.She will be a strong voice in the Florida House who will fight for the issues that are important to the citizens of Hillsborough County.

Broad Business Background

††††††††Over 20 years experience in business working for such prestigious organizations as Price Waterhouse, Coopers & Lybrand, Oracle, and the NJ Department of Treasury.

††††††††Consulting experience with organizations of all sizes in various industries, including State and Local governments.

Experience in Community Issues

††††††A leading voice in our community on issues ranging from community planning, growth management, transportation, and the environment.

††††††† Extensive experience working on growth management issues.Knows what needs to be done to address the problems that rapid growth brings.

Community Involvement

††††††††† Hillsborough County Citizenís Environmental Advisory Committee

††††††††† Mayorís Environmental Roundtable

††††††††† Board of Directors, Coalition 4 Responsible Growth

††††††††† Growth Management Chair and Past President of the Tampa Bay Sierra Club

With a successful business background, practical experience working on issues important to our community and quality of life, a proven record of leadership, and a passion for public service, Deborah Cope is the best-qualified candidate to represent the citizens of District 57.