The Executive Branch at Florida Model Legislature will simulate the Executive Branch of the State of Florida. These student leaders were elected by their peers at the previous Model Legislature. If you want to find out how you can become a leader at Florida Model Legislature, visit our volunteer page. To see what the Governor is planning for this session, please check out the Governor's platform!
Governor: Jon Carter
Role of the Governor:
At Florida Model Legislature the governor promotes a "platform" of interest that are communicated to legislators; Signs, veto's, or allows a bill to become law without the support of their signature; The Governor will schedule and hold several press conferences and will deliver the Opening Welcome, the "State of the State", and a Closing Speech during Sine Die. The governor will also announce the new Governor and give the oath of office at the Inauguration. The Governor will also assist in promoting the event and work with the Executive Team on other conference planning.
Want to find out more about the Florida Governor? Check out what his role is on Governor Page
Lt. Governor: Andrew Perry
Lt. Governor's Webpage
Role of the Lt. Governor:
The Lt. Governor assist the Governor in all of his or her duties as prescribed by the governor, unless the law says the Governor must perform those duties. The Lt. Governor shall work in the absence of the Governor if he/she is not able to perform the duties of office. If necessary, the Lt. Governor will take the office of Governor and appoint a new Lt. Governor to work under him/her.
Interested in information on the Lt Governor of Florida? Check out Lt. Governor Page