June 15, 2004 Regular News Board of Governors makes a host of appointments Board of Governors makes a host of appointments Nominations for judicial nominating commissions and the Florida Board of Bar Examiners and appointments to the ABA House of Delegates were among the recommendations and appointments the Bar Board of Governors made recently.The board, which met May 28 in Hollywood, also made appointments to the Florida Legal Services Board of Directors, the Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., Board of Directors, the Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism, the Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, and the Florida Medical Malpractice Underwriting Association Board of Governors.Applicants for the judicial nominating commissions were screened by special committees set up by the board and under the supervision of President-elect Kelly Overstreet Johnson. The board makes three nominations for each of the 26 JNCs, and Gov. Jeb Bush picks one for a four-year term that begins July 1.Those nominated are: • To the Supreme Court JNC, Ky M. Koch of Belleair, Jane Kreusler-Walsh of North Palm Beach, and Diana Santa Maria of Davie. • To the First District Court of Appeal JNC, A. Graham Allen and Tracy S. Carlin of Jacksonville, and Vikki R. Shirley of Monticello. • To the Second DCA JNC, David M. Caldevilla of Tampa, John P. Cardillo of Naples, and Betsy E. Gallagher of Tampa. • To the Third DCA JNC, Ramon A. Abadin, Peter Prieto, and Adrienne F. Promoff, all of Miami. • To the Fourth DCA JNC, Richard E. Berman and Joel L. Kirschbaum, both of Ft. Lauderdale, and Gerald F. Richman of Palm Beach Gardens. • To the Fifth DCA JNC, O. John Alpizar of Melbourne Beach, Kirk N. Kirkconnell of Altamonte Springs, and Jill S. Schwartz of Maitland. • To the First Circuit JNC, Stephen F. Bolton of Pensacola, Terence A. Gross of Gulf Breeze, and Drew S. Pinkerton of Shalimar. • To the Second Circuit JNC, Michael F. Coppins, Elaine N. Duggar, and Dean R. LeBeouf, all of Tallahassee. • To the Third Circuit JNC, Angela M. Cancio and Andrew J. Decker III, both of Live Oak, and S. Austin Peele of Lake City. • To the Fourth Circuit JNC, Patricia M. Dodson, William C. Gentry, and Joseph William Prichard, all of Jacksonville. • To the Fifth Circuit JNC, Katherine P. Glynn of Reddick, Jeannette M. Haag of Inverness, and Joseph J. Mason, Jr., of Brooksville. • To the Sixth Circuit JNC, Joshua Magidson, Paul A. Meissner, and Scott E. Schiltz, all of Clearwater. • To the Seventh Circuit JNC, Harold C. Hubka and Michael H. Lambert, both of Ormond Beach, and Brynn Gail Newton of Flagler Beach. • To the Eighth Circuit JNC, Zelda Hawk, Leonard E. Ireland, Jr., and Sharon T. Sperling, all of Gainesville. • To the Ninth Circuit JNC, Wayne L. Helsby, Mary Ann Morgan, and Richard P. Reinhart, all of Winter Park. • To the 10th Circuit JNC, Sidney M. Crawford of Mulberry, Richard E. Straughn of Winter Haven, and Janet M. Stuart of Lakeland. • To the 11th Circuit JNC, Cynthia A. Everett of Miami, Eugenio Hernandez of Coral Gables, and Maria L. Rubio of Pinecrest. • To the 12th Circuit JNC, Patricia D. Crauwels, Lori M. Dorman, and Shirin M. Vesely, all of Bradenton. • To the 13th Circuit JNC, Caroline Kapusta Black, Edward W. Gerecke, and William F. Jung, all of Tampa. • To the 14th Circuit JNC, Larry Ashmore Bodiford and John M. Boggs, both of Panama City, and Jeffrey P. Whitton of Lynn Haven. • To the 15th Circuit JNC, Susan F. Kornspan of Boca Raton, David C. Prather of Jupiter, and Spencer Sax of Boca Raton. • To the 16th Circuit JNC, David P. Horan and Richard M. Klitenick, both of Key West, and Thomas D. Wright of Marathon. • To the 17th Circuit JNC, Ileana M. Almeida of Ft. Lauderdale, Steve E. Moody of Davie, and Valeria Shea of Ft. Lauderdale. • To the 18th Circuit JNC, Leonard A. Barrow, Jr., of Melbourne, Harold T. Bistline of Indian Harbour Beach, and Julie G. Pierce of Melbourne Beach. • To the 19th Circuit JNC, Stephen Paul Hoskins of Ft. Pierce, Renee Marquis-Abrams of Port St. Lucie, and Louis B. Vocelle, Jr., of Vero Beach. • To the 20th Circuit JNC, Jeffrey D. Fridkin of Naples, Eugene H. Smith of Ft. Myers, and Christopher T. Vernon of Naples. For the ABA House of Delegates, the board appointed outgoing President Miles McGrane and former President Edith Osman for two-year terms, former President Howard Coker and former board member Michele Cummings for one-year terms, and Jennifer J. Ator of Miami for a two-year term as the under-35 delegate. For the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, the board nominated six lawyers for two seats, each serving five-year terms beginning November 1. The Supreme Court will make the final appointments.Nominated were Alan H. Aronson of Miami, Victoria R. Brennan of Tavernier, Reginald J. Clyne of Coral Gables, Gregorio A. Francis of Orlando, Reginald D. Hicks of Orlando, and Jason M. Murray of Miami.Other appointments were: • To the Florida Legal Services, Inc., Board of Directors for two-year terms beginning July 1, Cristina Alonso of Miami, James L. Bell of Charleston, SC, Sally D.M. Kest of Orlando, Warren Thomas LaFray of Clearwater, and Daniel F. Wilensky of Jacksonville. • For the Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., Board of Directors, for three-year terms beginning July 1, William L. Blackwell of Punta Gorda, Billy J. Hendrix of Tallahassee, Norman S. Moss of Orlando, and Mary L. Wakeman of Tallahassee as lawyer members and Barbara Dena Geraghty of Ft. Myers as a nonlawyer member. • For a four-year term beginning July 1 on the Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism, Kevin A. Ashley of Lake Wales, Martha F. Barrera of Tallahassee, Douglas Duncan of West Palm Beach, Diana Santa Maria of Davie, and Thomas G. Schultz of Miami as lawyer members and Vivian Hobbs of Tallahassee as a nonlawyer member. • For the Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, for a four-year term beginning July 1, Marjorie Gadarian Graham of Palm Beach Gardens. • For the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association Board of Governors, for a two-year term beginning July 1, James J. Nosich of Coral Gables.