Rose Chapman graduated from Fordham University in New York with a Masters in Social Work in 1977. She worked in the areas of Child Welfare, Medical Social Work and Mental Health Centers in New York prior to her move to Miami. In 1978 she went to work for Jewish Family Service in Miami as a Clinical Director from 1978 to 1993. In 1993 she moved to Sarasota as CEO of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Sarasota-Manatee. Ms. Chapman retired from Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Sarasota-Manatee in February 2017. In addition she is an adjunct Professor of Social Work at USF.