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Architect , mayor , Small business owner

Emma Harmon Hanna, architect, small business owner, mayor.


Hanna, Emma Harmon was born on April 29, 1939 in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of James McKarney Supplee and Anne (Woods) Thompson.


Bachelor of Architecture, Kent State University, Ohio, 1962.


Drafter W.H. Harmon Architects, Orlando, Florida, 1970-1973. President, owner The Plan Shop, Inc., Orlando and Palm Bay, 1973-1987, The Plan Place, Inc., Palm Bay, 1987-1997. President Engineering & Design Concepts, 1986-1997.

Owner, president The Hanna Studio, Inc., since 1997. Vice chairman Palm Bay Utility Corporation. Vice chairman substance abuse program Broken Glass, Valkaria, Florida.


Member council City of Palm Bay, 1989-1991, deputy mayor, 1991-1992. Treasurer League of Cities, Brevard County, Florida, 1989-1992, East Central Florida Planning Council, Orlando, 1989-1990. Member Federated Republican Women, South Brevard County, 1989-1991.

Member executive committee Brevard County Representatives. Member Panther Athletic Association board Florida Institute of Technology, since 1990, president, 1995-1996, women's locker room board, 1997-2000. Member open campus advisory council Brevard Community College, Holmes Regional Hospital Development Council, 1991-1904, board directors since 1998.

Board directors Holmes Regional Foundation, 2002-2005. Member Health First Women's Advisory Council Board, 1997-2000, president, 1999, foundation board directors 2002-2003. Member Brevard County Commission on Aging, 2000-2004.

Chair development council Palm Bay Hospital, 2001-2003. Board directors Florida Institute of Technology School Psychology, since 2002. Member of Greater South Brevard Chamber of Commerce (member government affairs committee, board directors 1991-1993, 1998—2001), Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce, Building Officials Association Brevard County (associate, Associate of Year 1989), Home Builder and Contractors Brevard County (associate, board directors 1993-1997, 2nd vice president 1994-1995, Associate of Year 1995), Drafters Guild (organizer), Zonta Club Melbourne (board 1997—2001, secretary 1999—2001, Zontian of Year 1998), Exchange Club (chapter president, charter president).


  • Other Interests

    Bridge, walking.


Married William Hayes Harmon, September 1, 1962 (divorced 1984). 1 child, James McKarney Harmon. Married Hugh Allen Hanna, March 21, 1992.

James McKarney Supplee Thompson

Anne (Woods) Thompson

William Hayes Harmon

Hugh Allen Hanna

James McKarney Harmon Hanna