The Florida Bar
NOMINATING PETITIONS SOUGHT FOR BOARD OF GOVERNORS VACANCY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2017
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The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5759
Florida Bar Executive Director John F. Harkness, Jr. has announced a vacancy on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar created by the election of Fifteenth Circuit board member Michelle Suskauer as president-elect designate. Suskauer was finishing out a two-year term on the board in Seat 3.
The office commences on June 23, 2017, or at the conclusion of the election and continues for a term ending June 15, 2018, or until a successor is elected and qualifies.
Pursuant to Rule 2-3.9, nominating petitions for the vacancy must be filed with the Office of the Executive Director on or before 5 p.m., Monday, May 15, 2017. Election ballots will be mailed on or before Monday, May 22, 2017, and voted ballots must be received before midnight, June 12, 2017.
Nominating petitions for the Fifteenth Circuit, Seat 3 vacancy must be signed by no fewer than five members in good standing whose official Bar address is in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. Nominating petition forms may be downloaded from the Bar's website or may be obtained by writing or calling the Office of the Executive Director at The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300, telephone (850) 561-5759.
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