Senate Secretary: Fionnula Davis-Patton
My Name is Fionnula Davis-Patton or Fin for short. I am a political science major at Hillsborough Community College with plans to transfer to the University of South Florida to complete my Bachelor's degree, and then go on to law school from there. I am currently serving as Secretary for the Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry campus.
I have had a passion for politics my entire life, and plan on working in politics once I am done with college.
I look forward to serving as Secretary of the Senate for Florida Model Legislature 2018 and getting a better understanding of yet another government office!
Role of the Senate Secretary
Role of the Secretary at Florida Model Legislature:
In Florida Model Legislatures Senate, the Secretary will serve at the leisure of the President. The Secretary typically reads the bills and other necessary readings as condoned by the rules of the procedures. The Secretary will write bills as part of the conference participation, however the actual Florida Secretary of the Senate leads a non partisan office. In conference, the clerk also assist with updating the bill citator for the house bills.