Vanessa Baugh, District Five

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2015 Commissioner Baugh

Contact Commissioner Baugh

Party Affiliation: Republican - Elected 2012

Phone: 941-745-3703
Fax:  941-745-3790
E-Mail: vanessa.baugh@mymanatee.org
Mailing Address:  The Honorable Vanessa Baugh
P.O. Box 1000
Bradenton, FL 34206-1000

 

To schedule appointments, follow through on any concerns, or obtain County information contact Commissioner Baugh's assistant Marianne Lopata by calling (941) 745-3707 or e-mail her at marianne.lopata@mymanatee.org

 

Personal

Commissioner Baugh is originally from Virginia and moved to Florida in 1999.
She and her husband, Don started Vanessa Fine Jewelry in 1999, which is located on Lakewood Main Street.  They have 4 children and 10 grandchildren.

 

Education

Attended Tidewater Community College majoring in Business Administration
Gemological Institute of America

 

Public Service

Board of County Commissioners, Elected, November 2012

  • Member, 2012-2015
  • First Vice Chairman, 2015

 Port Authority

  • Member, 2012-2015
  • First Vice Chairman, 2015
  • Third Vice Chairman, 2013, 2014 

Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Member 2015

Civic Center Authority 

  • Member, 2012-2014
  • First Vice Chairman, 2013, 2014

Community Redevelopment Agency

  • Member, 2012-2014

 Tourist Development Council

  • Chairman, 2014, 2015
      

Community

  • Meals on Wheels, past board member
  • Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, past board member
  • Lakewood Ranch Kiwanis, past board member
  • Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, past board member
  • Manatee Chamber of Commerce, past board member
  • Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, past board member
  • Small Business Council, past Chairman
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Council, past board member
  • Manatee County Republican Executive Committee

Hobbies

Fishing, boating, traveling