|a_s1717_02_tape003||Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 21 November 1986||Sound||Public officer|
Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 21 November 1986
- Three audio cassettes. Held at the Days Inn in Key West. Council Members present: Pat Waterman (Chair), Ronald Foreman, Mick Moloney, Catherine Sugrue. Members absent: Beverly Carter, Jeanette Cypress, Bill Green; Florida Folklife Program Staff: Ormond Loomis (Director), Iris Green (secretary), Peter Roller (Folks Arts Coordinator), Merri Belland (Folklife Specialist); Visitors: Worth Long (National Endowment for the Arts). For minutes and details of the meeting, see the S 1717, box 1, folder 1. The Florida Folklife Council (FFC) was created by legislation in 1979 (79-322, SB 1203) within the Department of State to advise the Secretary of State on issues relating to folk arts and folk life as well as stimulate and encourage statewide public interest and participation in folk arts and folklore, sponsor conferences and workshops throughout the state, and make recommendations for the development of a statewide Florida Folk Arts program. The Florida Folklife Council consists of seven members appointed by the Secretary of State for four-year terms.