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Colleen LaPlant

Executive Assistant - Government Law & Lobb​ying, Becker & Poliakoff

Housing Finance Authority
110 NE 3rd Street, Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Term: November 3, 2015, to November 3, 2019 ​
Nominated by: Mark D. Bogen, District 2, Board of County Commissioners

Ms. LaPlant has more than 35 years of experience in the legal and government arena, with more than 20 years spent in an Executive Administration role with the law firm Becker & Poliakoff.  Ms. LaPlant's role encompasses city, local, state and federal government teams, as well as supporting other practice areas within the law firm.  Her duties include communicating directly with clients, planning and organizing internal and external events, and interaction with city, county, state and federal government officials.  Ms. LaPlant also has experience as a trainer, traveling to the firm's different locations training new and existing employees.

In addition to her role with Becker & Poliakoff, Ms. LaPlant has held a variety of positions within South Florida community organizations.  Ms. LaPlant is active in a number of charitable organizations including volunteering for Women in Distress and the Boys & Girls Club, was Team Recognition Chair for the American Cancer Relay for Life 2014. Her past board member experiences include: Member of the City of Coconut Creek's Planning & Zoning Board, Board Member of the Animal Care Advisory Committee of Broward County, Member of the School Board of Broward Parent Community Involvement Committee, Member of the City of Coconut Creek Environmental Committee, Member of the Women's Club of Coconut Creek, and Board Member for Brookwood Florida, a home for underprivileged girls.