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Florence Shapiro's Biography
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Florence D. Shapiro
Husband: Howard; 3 Children: Lisa, Staci, Todd
New York, NY
BS, Secondary Education, University of Texas, Austin
Senator, Texas State Senate, 1992-2012
President Pro Tempore, Texas State Senate, 2012
Mayor of Plano, 1990-1992
Council Member, Plano City Council, 1979-1990
Member, Education Commission on the States
Member, Governor's Criminal Justice Advisory Council
Member, Southern Regional Education Board
Co-Chair, Study Commission on Region C Water Supply
Former Teacher, Richardson Independent School District
Former Owner/President, Shapiro and Company
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Texas Representative, Education Policy Task Force, Council of State Government, present
Former Vice Chair, National League of Cities Advisory Council
Former President, North Central Texas Council of Governments
Advisory Director, Plano Chamber of Commerce
Former President, Plano Economic Development Board
Director, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano
Member, Standing Committee on Education, National Conference of State Legislators
Former President, Texas Municipal League
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