Board makes appointments

first_img July 1, 2006 Regular News Board makes appointments Downs, Rothman, Tanner to serve on Executive Committee Board makes appointments Bar Board of Governors members Mayanne Downs, David Rothman, and Richard Tanner have been chosen by fellow board members to serve on the Bar’s Executive Committee for the 2006-07 fiscal year.Those were among a number of nominations and appointments the board made at its June 2 meeting in Key West, its last gathering of the 2005-06 Bar year.The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the Board of Governors between its bi-monthly meetings.Automatic members for next year include incoming President Hank Coxe, incoming President-elect Frank Angones, incoming Budget Committee Chair Jesse Diner, incoming Legislation Committee Chair Warren Lindsey, incoming Communications Committee Chair Tim Sullivan, and incoming YLD President John Stewart.Coxe also announced at the meeting that he was naming board member Kim Bald and public member Chuck Badger as his appointments to the committee.Other appointments and nominations made by the board include: • Electing outgoing Bar President Alan Bookman of Pensacola and Theodore W. Small, Jr., of Deland for two-year terms to the ABA House of Delegates and former Bar President Edith Osman of Miami for a one-year term. Jose F. Diaz of Miami was chosen for a two-year term as an under-35 delegate.• Nominating Alan H. Aronson of Miami, Stephen C. Chumbris of St. Petersburg, Pedro L. DeMahy of Coral Gables, Michael P. Dickey of Panama City, Jerry M. Gewirtz of Tampa, and David A. Rowland of Tampa for five-year terms on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Supreme Court will appoint two from that slate to the FBBE.• Choosing Stephen Emmanuel of Tallahassee and Angela Flowers of Orlando for four- year terms on the Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism and Brian F. Spector of Miami for a two-year term.• Selecting Patricia E. Lowry of West Palm Beach for a four-year term on the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee.• Selecting James Sawran of Ft. Lauderdale for a two-year term on the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association Board of Governors.• Appointing Cristina Alonso of Miami, A. Hamilton Cooke of Jacksonville, Sally D.M. Kest of Orlando, Emery H. Rosenbluth of Orlando, and Daniel F. Wilensky of Jacksonville for two-year terms on the Florida Legal Services, Inc., Board of Directors, and Francisco J. Calvo of Coral Gables and Brian Peter Wolk of Plantation for one-year terms.• Electing John T. Berry of Lansing, MI, Matthew Gissen of Miami, Julie K. Meadows of Tallahassee, Judge Joseph Murphy of Tampa, and Gail E. Sasnett of Gainesville, for three-year terms on the Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., Board of Directors.• Appointing Silvia M. Hoeg of Orlando to the Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims to finish the term left by the resignation of John P. Brooks of Orlando, which expires July 1, 2007.last_img

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