The Chief Financial Officer has statutory appointing authority for a diverse number of Boards and Commissions throughout the state. It is the CFO's responsibility to appoint qualified individuals to these leadership roles. The Appointments Office coordinates the appointments made by the CFO to the various commissions and boards. As vacancies occur, the openings will be posted on this page. Please read the Florida statute regarding the commission or board of interest to determine if you are qualified for the position. A brief description and the appropriate statute are found through the linked name below.
Florida’s Government in the Sunshine Law, s. 286.011, F.S., is equally applicable to elected and appointed boards or commissions, including advisory boards and committees with duties and responsibilities that include decision-making authority, absent a statutory exemption. Under Florida’s Public Records Law, Chapter 119, F.S., each state and local governmental entity is required to provide the public a right of access to public records of the entity, subject to exceptions established by law or by the Florida Constitution.
Citizens operates according to statutory requirements created by the Florida Legislature and a Plan of Operation approved by the Florida Financial Services Commission. The corporation is governed by a Board of Governors that administers its Plan of Operation. Florida's Governor, President of the Florida Senate, Speaker of the Florida House and the state's Chief Financial Officer each appoint two members to the Board.
The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is a nonpartisan board, statutorily created in 1991, consisting of 22 appointed members. The Commission’s mandate is to study and make recommendations to the Governor, Cabinet and Legislature on issues affecting women. The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is dedicated to empowering women in achieving their fullest potential, to eliminating barriers to that achievement and to recognizing women's accomplishments. It administers the Florida Women's Hall of Fame, presents the Florida Achievement Award to women throughout the state who have improved the lives of women of Florida and/or serve as positive role models to women and girls in their communities, conducts numerous educational conferences throughout Florida and organizes Women's History Month celebrations.
The Board’s purpose shall include mobilization of capital; financing new or rehabilitated housing, particularly for persons of low to moderate income in the state; finding new methods of providing subsidies for housing; encouraging and assisting,through loans, including loans at below-market interest rates, investments, or other business transactions, in the elimination of substandard housing in this state.
There is created a Treasury Investment Committee within the Division of Treasury consisting of at least five members who must possess special knowledge, experience, and familiarity in finance, investments, or accounting. The members of the committee shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Chief Financial Officer. The committee shall annually elect a chair and vice chair from among its membership.
There is created within the Department of Economic Opportunity a nonprofit corporation, to be known as Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., which shall be registered, incorporated, organized, and operated in compliance with chapter 617, and which is not a unit or entity of state government. Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., may receive, hold, invest, and administer the Recovery Fund in support of this act. Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., is a separate budget entity and is not subject to control, supervision, or direction by the Department of Economic Opportunity in any manner, including, but not limited to, personnel, purchasing, transactions involving real or personal property, and budgetary matters. The board of directors shall formulate an investment policy governing the investment of the principal of the Recovery Fund. The policy shall pertain to the types, kinds, or nature of investment of any of the funds, and any limitations, conditions or restrictions upon the methods, practices, or procedures for investment, reinvestments, purchases, sales, or exchange transactions, provided such policies shall not conflict with nor be in derogation of any state constitutional provision or law. The policy shall be formulated with the advice of the financial advisor in consultation with the State Board of Administration.
If you would like to have an application on file for future appointment openings, please complete the questionnaire below, print, date and sign. The original should be mailed to the CFO's Appointments Office. You will be contacted if further information is needed. Please email questions to Appointments@MyFloridaCFO.com.