Board of Governors nominating petitions are due December 15

first_img________________________________ ________________________________ October 15, 2005 Regular News Board of Governors nominating petitions are due December 15 ________________________________ ________________________________ Nominating petitions for the 2006 election for the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar must be received in the headquarters office on or before 5 p.m., December 15, 2005. All of the Board positions are for two-year terms.Executive Director John F. Harkness, Jr. on October 3 certified to Thomas D. Hall, clerk of the Supreme Court, the number of members of The Florida Bar in good standing in each of Florida’s 20 judicial circuits and outside the State of Florida, and the number of circuit representatives based on the apportionment formula set forth in rule 2-3.3, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar.Pursuant to rule 2-3.4(b), incumbent Board members must advise the executive director of their intention to seek reelection to a new term. The one Board member who does not plan to run again is indicated by an asterisk next to his name.Nominating petitions for the Board of Governors must be signed by no fewer than five members in good standing whose official bar address is in the same judicial circuit (or out-of-state, if applicable) as the nominee (see form below).Election ballots will be mailed on or before March 1, 2006, and voted ballots must be received prior to midnight, March 21, 2006.Present Board of Governors members whose terms are expiring on June 23, 2006 include: Current Member Circuit Seat # Yr ElectedRoss M. Goodman 1st 1 2004 Dominic M. Caparello 2nd 2 2005 Gregory S. Parker 3rd 1 2002 S. Grier Wells 4th 1 2002 Andrew B. Sasso 6th 1 2004 Charles Chobee Ebbets 7th 1 2000 Mayanne Downs 9th 1 2002 Warren W. Lindsey 9th 3 2002 Robert M. Brush 10th 1 2000 * Franciso R. Angones 11th 1 2000 Ervin A. Gonzalez 11th 3 2001 Henry T. Courtney 11th 5 2004 Benedict P. Kuehne 11th 7 2004 Timon V. Sullivan 13th 1 2002 Clifford W. Sanborn 14th 1 2004 John G. White, III 15th 1 2000 Scott G. Hawkins 15th 3 2004 Alan C. Brandt, Jr. 17th 1 2002 Jesse H. Diner 17th 4 1996 Clifton A. McClelland, Jr. 18th 1 2000 J. Christopher Lombardo 20th 1 2002 Ian M. Comisky OOS 2 1998 Brain D. Burgoon OOS 4 2000 * Does not intend to seek reelection ________________________________ ________________________________ I hereby certify that I am a member of The Florida Bar in good standing whose official bar address is in the _________ Judicial Circuit. I hereby endorse my acceptance of this nomination and agree to serve as a member of the Board of Governors if elected._________________________________ (Signature) _________________________________ (Name, Attorney Number) _________________________________ (City, Date) Retype on plain white paper, fill out and return by December 15, 2005: John F. Harkness, Jr. Executive Director The Florida Bar 651 E. Jefferson St. Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 Fax (850) 561-5826center_img Nominating Petition for Board of Governors nominating petitions are due December 15 ________________________________ ________________________________ Board of Governors The undersigned members in good standing of The Florida Bar, each of whose official bar address is in the ______________ Judicial Circuit, hereby place in nomination _____________________ for election as a representative on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar from the ______________ Judicial Circuit, Seat _____, to hold office commencing at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting of The Florida Bar on June 23, 2006, for a term of two years and until a successor is elected and qualified.(NOTE: Must be signed by no less than five members in good standing of The Florida Bar whose official bar address is in that judicial circuit.) SIGNATURE NAME AND ATTORNEY NUMBER________________________________ ________________________________last_img

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