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Group plays key role in reviewing, presenting clerk budgets to Legislature

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (June 14, 2010) – Clerk & Comptroller Sharon R. Bock was recently elected to a two-year term on the Executive Council of the Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation (CCOC), the agency created by the Florida Legislature to review and certify court-related budgets for the state’s 67 clerks. 

Bock was elected by her fellow Florida clerks to one of eight positions on the CCOC Executive Council. She previously was appointed to the Council as an ex-officio member by Senate President Jeff Atwater.

As a member of the Executive Council, Bock will review proposed budgets from each of the state’s 67 clerks. The CCOC then makes a budget presentation and recommendations to the Legislature.

“I am eager to continue working as an advocate for Florida’s Clerks,” Bock said. “I’m grateful for the opportunity.”

Bock is a Supreme Court Certified Clerk, and has extensive experience as an attorney, business owner and financial consultant with securities license series 7, 63 and 65. She also is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF).

Clerk Bock is currently serving her second four-year term as Clerk & Comptroller of Palm Beach County, the third-largest clerk’s office in Florida. She was first elected to the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court in November 2004. For more information about the Clerk & Comptroller’s office, visit www.mypalmbeachclerk.com.

The Florida Constitution established the independent office of the Clerk & Comptroller as a public trustee, responsible for safeguarding public records and public funds. Clerk Sharon Bock is directly elected by and accountable to Palm Beach County residents.  In addition to the roles of Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Recorder and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, the Clerk & Comptroller is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Auditor for Palm Beach County.

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