BRADENTON, Fla. — Angel Colonneso, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, was recently appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to serve on the Florida Courts Technology Commission, a standing Supreme Court commission.
The Florida Courts Technology Commission oversees, manages and directs the development and use of technology within the judicial branch under the direction of the Florida Supreme Court. The 25-member Florida Courts Technology Commission also coordinates and reviews recommendations with regard to all court policy matters relating to the use of technology in support of the effective administration of justice.
“It is an honor to be appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to this commission,” said Colonneso. “I look forward to working with members of Florida Courts Technology Commission on technology policy matters in relation to the administration of justice.”
Colonneso has been a member of the Access Governance Board of the Florida Courts Technology Commission since 2012, and most recently, a member of the Criminal Case Initiation Workgroup, which also operates under the Florida Courts Technology Commission.
The commission’s members consist of two district court judges, five circuit court judges, two county court judges, three court administrators, three court technology officers, four clerks of court, four Florida Bar members and two members of the public at large.
This year, Colonneso was elected and sworn in as the vice president for the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers, the statewide, nonprofit member association comprised of the Florida Clerks of the Circuit Court and Comptrollers. Florida Senate President Bill Galvano also recently appointed Colonneso to serve on the Executive Council of the Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation with nine other council members, who will discuss and make decisions regarding Clerks of Court Operation Corporation business and budgetary matters.
About the Manatee County Clerk of the Court
The Florida Constitution established the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller as a public trustee, independently elected to protect public funds and public records while executing the functions of Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Comptroller, Treasurer and Auditor, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners and County Recorder. The Clerk oversees a staff of more than 275 people, responsible for performing nearly 1,000 constitutional or statutory functions or duties, representing the broadest and most diverse mantle of responsibility of any locally elected official. The citizens of Manatee County elect the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller to a four-year term. Currently, Angelina M. Colonneso serves as the Clerk of the Court. For more information, call 941-749-1800 or visit www.ManateeClerk.com.