FSCHS-Expression_of_Interest_2022Trustees.pdf


NOTICE OF ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
for the BOARD of TRUSTEES


The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society's Nominating committee has opened nominations to all Florida Supreme Court Historical Society (FSCHS) Members that would like to express their interest in serving as a Trustee on the Society's Board for a three-year term starting July 1, 2022, The deadline for completing and returning the Expression of Interest Application to the Society's office is June 1, 2022.

Serving as a Historical Society Trustee


The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society is seeking judges, lawyers, law teachers or other eminently qualified citizens to serve on its Board of Trustees. Trustees will be elected by the members of the Society at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Bar Convention in Orlando, June 23th, 2022.


The Board meets twice a year, including once at the Florida Bar Annual Meeting. Its members are invited to participate each year in the Society’s “centerpiece event,” A Supreme Evening, the annual reception and dinner in Tallahassee which is attended by governmental leaders, judges, attorneys, educators, and special guests. The event has attracted large, enthusiastic audiences and has featured prominent keynote speakers, including former Governors and Supreme Court Justices.


The Society is a working Board and has many active committees, potential Trustees are asked to consider volunteering to participate in committee work to further the goals and strategic plan of the Society.


The mission of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society is two-fold:

  1. Educating the public about the critically important role of the courts in protecting personal rights and freedoms, as well as resolving the myriad of disputes that arise within the state and
  2. Preserving the rich history of Florida’s judicial system. The Society has undertaken the publication of books that chronicle the history of the Supreme Court of Florida, more than 20 oral histories honoring individuals who have had a major influence on the state’s judicial system, maintaining archives of historical documents.


Individuals wishing to be considered for appointment as a Trustee for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2019 should complete an Expression of Interest Application

Trustee responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Formulate the general policy to be followed in the management of the affairs, property and business of the Society; and
  • Elect the Officers of the Society; and
  • Assist the President and the Executive Director to acquire by gift, grant, device, bequest, purchase or otherwise all manner of historical material relating to the Supreme Court of Florida and, in connection therewith, to solicit and receive donations; and
  • Establish ad hoc committees, not specifically provided for in these Bylaws, as the Board may deem advisable in the administration of the affairs of the Society. Such committees shall advise and consult with the Board, and their existence shall terminate at the next annual meeting; and
  • Authorize the expenditure of monies for the payment of salaries, current expenses, the purchase of acquisitions, and any and all purposes connected with the advancement of the Society's interests, and may delegate to the President or Executive Director the administration of the expenditures so authorized; and
  • Participate in one or more of the Society’s Standing Committees; Nominating Committee, Acquisitions Committee, Membership Committee, Publications Committee, Budget end Finance Committee, Special Gifts Committee, Oral History Committee  and ad hoc Committees as appropriate.  

All powers exercised by the Board of Trustees shall be consistent with the objectives and purposes for which the Society is formed and the provisions of Sections 501(03) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Download and complete the Expression of Interest Application


Email:                 Admin@FlCourthistory.org

Telephone:       (850) 385 3098 

Main contact:   Mark Miller, Executive Director


The deadline for completing and returning the to the Society's office is April 20, 2019.



Notice of Accepting Nominations


FLORIDA SUPREME COURT HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKS TRUSTEES


The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society is seeking judges, lawyers, law teachers or other eminently qualified citizens to serve on its Board of Trustees. Trustees will be elected by the members of the Society at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Bar in Boca Raton June 27th, 2019.


The Board meets twice a year, including once at the Florida Bar Annual Meeting. Its members are invited to participate each year in the Society’s “centerpiece event,” A Supreme Evening, the annual reception and dinner in Tallahassee which is attended by governmental leaders, judges, attorneys, educators, and special guests. The event has attracted large, enthusiastic audiences and has featured prominent keynote speakers, including former Governors and Supreme Court Justices.


The Society is a working Board and has many active committees, potential Trustees are asked to consider...


Learn more about Nominations to become a Historical Society Trustee 






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