Governor Scott Appoints Glenton Gilzean to Judicial Nominating Commission
ORLANDO, JANUARY 26, 2016 – The Central Florida Urban League (CFUL) is pleased to announce that Interim President and CEO Glenton Gilzean was recently appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC).
Gilzean was one of several candidates considered by Governor Scott. In addition to his position as Interim President and CEO of the CFUL, Gilzean is a fellow with the James Madison Institute, a program that recognizes top leaders in the state of Florida. Prior to joining the CFUL, Gilzean served as a trustee for Florida A&M University and was a member of the Pinellas County School Board.
“I am honored to have been appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission by Governor Scott,” said Gilzean. “My appointment is a testament to Governor Scott’s commitment to diversity and further ensuring that all Floridians are properly represented in such a critical part of society.”
The role of the Judicial Nominating Commission is to select nominees to fill judicial vacancies within the Florida court system. There are 27 separate JNC’s in Florida, each consisting of nine members, all of whom are appointed by the Governor.
Gilzean succeeds attorney Kimberly Doud on the JNC. His term will run from January 25, 2016 until July 1, 2019.