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.
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.