|a_s1717_02_tape009||Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 15 February 1989||Sound||Public officer|
Meeting of the Florida Folklife Council, 15 February 1989
- Two audio cassettes. Held at the Telford Hotel in White Springs. Council Members present: Cathy Sugrue, David Jumper, Kathy Monahan, Miguel Brutos (Chair). Members absent: Ronald Foreman, Mick Moloney, one vacancy; Florida Folklife Program Staff: Ormond Loomis (Director), Iris Green (secretary), Barbara Beauchamp (Arts Administrator), Riki Saltzman (historian), Debbie Fant (historian), Nancy Michael (historian), Patricia Stafford; Visitors: John Girvin (Asst. Director, Division of Historical Resources), Bill Fenton of Lakeland, Henry Willet (National Endowment for the Arts), and Elaine Towns (Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center). For minutes and details of the meeting, see the S 1717, box 1, folder 3. 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.