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Personnel note: Marty Monroe hired as League of Women Voters of Florida lobbyist

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The League of Women Voters of Florida has hired Marty Monroe as its lobbyist for the 2018 Legislative Session.

Monroe has worked in the Florida Department of Education as a regional coordinator, and was a part-time lobbyist for the Florida Association on Aging/Florida Council on Aging, a press release said.

She also was a sales representative for publishing companies Scott Foresman/Addison Wesley and Glencoe McGraw-Hill, and later worked for Compass Learning, a leading national integrated software curriculum company, and Alabama for Scientific Learning, a neurological intervention software company.

Her most recent position was Southeast Sales Account Manager for Educational Solutions Development, which provides administrative software for school systems nationwide.

She’s been a member of the League of Women Voters for many years, and most recently served as interim executive director of the LWVFL.

Monroe attended public schools in College Park and Orlando, graduated from Tusculum College in Tennessee, and completed graduate work at Florida State University.

“Marty brings a treasure chest of League knowledge and a great background of skilled advocacy to the League of Women Voters of Florida,” president Pamela Goodman said in a statement. “She is passionate and professional, and will represent us with grace, wit, facts, and force in Tallahassee. We are honored to welcome her to our team.”

Monroe added: “I am delighted to be a part of this team of dedicated, tireless, and very focused advocates for good government and great outcomes for our citizens of Florida.”

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