Council Member Michael D. "Mike" Duman was elected to the Suffolk City Council on November 2, 2010, and was sworn in on January 3, 2011, as the representative for the Chuckatuck Borough. Council Member Duman graduated from Old Dominion University and served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve. His term expires on December 31, 2018.
Council Member Duman began his business career selling automobiles while attending college. He established his first auto dealership in 1980 and currently operates Mike Duman Auto Sales in Suffolk as well as several other locations in the region. Council Member Duman was selected the Virginia State Independent Quality Dealer of the Year in 2000 and was recognized by Virginia House Joint Resolution Number 332.
Council Member Duman currently serves on the Western Tidewater Water Authority, the Western Tidewater Regional Jail Board and City School Advisory Committee on Collaborative Fiscal Concerns. In addition, he is a member of the Ruritan Club, Elks Lodge Number 687 and serves on the boards of the Suffolk Humane Society and the American Red Cross.