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Karen Williams Seel, American County commissioner. Avocations: jogging, tennis, reading, traveling. F C.

Background

Seel, Karen Williams was born on July 16, 1958 in Clearwater, Florida, United States. Daughter of Donald Shand and Eleanor Jean (Kent) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Florida, Gainesville, 1979. Master in International Management, American Graduate School International Management, Glendale, Arizona, 1981.

Career

Marketing representative Dow Chemical, Houston, 1982-1983. Marketing researcher Al Akeel & Brothers, Saudi Arabia, 1983-1984. Controller Williams Architects, Clearwater, 1987-1995.

City commissioner City of Clearwater, 1996-1999. County commissioner Pinellas County, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Avocations: jogging, tennis, reading, traveling. F C.

Membership

Board of directors Leadership Pinellas, Clearwater, 1993-1994, Cmty. Pride ChildCare, since 1993, Protecting and Caring Together Foundation, since 1996, Pinellas Planning Council, 1996-1997, UPARC Foundation, since 1997, Metropolitan Planning Organisation, since 1997. Board of trustees Young Women’s Christian Association, Tampa Bay, since 1997.

Member Junior League Clearwater-Dunedin (president 1992-1993, Volunteer of Year 1994, 97), Association Junior Leagues International (international nominating committee 1995-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, tennis, reading, travel.

Connections

Married James Ronald Seel, May 29, 1983. Children: Brian, Scott.

father:
Donald Shand Williams

mother:
Eleanor Jean (Kent) Williams

spouse:
James Ronald Seel

child:
Brian Seel

child:
Scott Seel