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real estate , representative , company executive

Suzanne M. Kosmas, former United States Representative from Florida, former real estate company executive. Recipient Volunteer of Year, Center Community Involvement, 1996.

Background

Kosmas, Suzanne M. was born on February 25, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Education

Student, Pennsylvania State University. Student, George Mason University, Virginia. Bachelor, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, 1998.

Career

Owner, broker Prestige Properties of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 1979—2009. Member Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, 1996—2004, United States Congress from 24th Florida District, Washington, 2009—2011. Member Volusia County Planning/Zoning Board, 1980—1986.

Chair Southeast Volusia Zoning Board, 1984, Volusia County Environmental/Natural Resource Advisory Committee, 1988—1992. Member Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Progressive, 1991, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 1992—1993, Volusia County Readiness Coalition, since 1999, Volusia County Business Development Corporation.

Achievements

  • In the November election, Kosmas won, taking 57% of the vote to Feeney's 41% — the largest margin of defeat for a Republican incumbent in the 2008 cycle.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Membership

Trustee Atlantic Center for Arts, 1983—1991. Chair business intern committee Futures Inc., 1987—1996. Member advisory board Habitat for Humanity, 1996.

Member Volusia County Cultural Arts Advisory Board, 1993—1993. Vice president Volusia/Flagler Boys & Girls Club, since 1998. Board directors United Way Volusia County, 1987—1997, chair board directors, 1994.

Member of Volusia County Association Responsible Developers, Florida Association Realtors, National Association Realtors.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, jogging, reading, school.

Connections

Children: Paul Junior, Michael, David, Kristen.

child:
Paul Junior Kosmas

child:
Michael Kosmas

child:
David Kosmas

child:
Kristen Kosmas