Florida Model Legislature Senate President
Senate President: Joseph Torres
Hello, my name is Joseph Torres currently a student attending Valencia College and former past President of the Student Government Association. I will be transferring in the fall to the University of Central Florida to major in Public Relations and Political Science. I look forward to serving as your FML17 Senate President. Excited to engage in debate with both sides of the aisle and have meaningful legislation signed and passed and sent to the Governor's desk. See you all in October!
Role of the President
Role of the President at Florida Model Legislature:
At Florida Model Legislature the President promotes a "platform" of interest that are communicated to legislators. He/She is the leader of the Senate. The President will influence the calendar of bills in collaboration with the House of Representatives. The President may schedule and hold several press conferences. He/she also gives speeches at the Sine Die Ceremony and an optional speech at Closing Session. The President will also assist in writing bills for the conference and assisting with the organizational session.
The President may also assist in promoting the event and work with the Executive Team on other conference planning.
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