Squire Patton Boggs partner Sandy MacLennan has been elected to a 3-year term on the Board of Directors of Women in Public Finance (WPF).
Founded in 1997, WPF advances women’s leadership opportunities by fostering relationships and providing educational activities and forums. Ms. MacLennan co-founded the Florida Chapter of WPF. She was part of the Florida Chapter’s inaugural board of directors, and is the former President and Vice President of the Florida Chapter.
Ms. MacLennan, who is chair of the firm’s national Disclosure Group, serves as bond, disclosure and underwriters’ counsel in a variety of transactions, including, in particular, financings for traditional municipal projects, healthcare, higher education and airport projects. She serves as bond counsel to several public hospital districts and nonprofit hospital organizations in Florida and public housing authorities. Ms. MacLennan is a member of The Florida Bar, former chair of the City, County and Local Government Law Section of The Florida Bar and a frequent speaker and panelist, locally and nationally, on municipal finance and disclosure topics.
Throughout her 30-plus year career, Ms. MacLennan has been, and continues to be, a champion of supporting the next generation of female public finance professionals. She is the former president of the National Association of Bond Lawyer, the largest association of bond lawyers in the US. Ms. MacLennan also was one of the first Florida women elected a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel.