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2018 Regional Director Application


May 15, 2018


Any active member of the Florida Foreign Language Association, Inc., residing in the vacant region, may apply for appointment by the Board of Directors to serve a two-year term.

According to the Constitution:

“There will be one director for each district with the number of Regional Directors not to exceed twelve.” In addition, “a selection committee appointed by the Board will review applications. Even-numbered regions will become vacant on even-numbered years and odd-numbered regions will become vacant on odd numbered years.” (See table below.)

The responsibilities of Regional Directors include:

    • Disseminating information
    • Promoting membership
    • Maintaining and updating files of members in area
    • Acting as liaison between K-12 schools, community colleges, colleges and universities, both public and private, and FFLA
    • Submitting information about their region to be published electronically
    • Working with affiliate associations and language associations in the region as well as with the county language coordinator/supervisor
    • Acting as liaison with other Regional Directors’ to coordinate activities
    • Assisting the President in planning the annual conference
    • Assisting with foreign language advocacy efforts
    • Attending the Board of Directors’ meetings in October, January and May
    • Create a region basket in support of the Teacher Scholarship effort at the conference. Baskets should be brought to the board meeting prior to the conference, ready for display, themed and labeled.
    • Other duties as determined by the FFLA, Inc. Board of Directors

The Regional Directors should report, on a regular basis, to the FFLA President and should present a full report (on regional issues, concerns, and accomplishments) at all Board of Directors’ Meetings.

Applicants should send the completed form and curriculum vitae to the President-Elect under whom they will serve. For the current year, please send your application to President-Elect.

The absolute deadline for the submission of the application is May 15th of each year.

We're looking for directors for Regions 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12. Regional directors who want to continue in their role must re-apply.

Region Counties Odd Even
 1Bay, Escambia, Holmes, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton & Washington X 
 2Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor & Wakulla  X
 3Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Hamilton, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee & Union X 
 4 Alachua, Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy & Volusia  X
 5Hillsborough, Lake, Marion, Sumter & Polk  X 
 6Pasco, Hernando & Pinellas  X
 7Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee & Sarasota X 
 8Orange, Osceola & Seminole  X
 9Broward X 
 10Palm Beach  X
 11Dade & Monroe X 
 12Brevard, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee & St. Lucie  X


Please fill out the application.

Be sure to submit the application and send a copy of your curriculum vitae to the President-Elect. Please send the curriculum vitae to with your name in the body of the email; the email subject should be "2018 Regional Director Application - ##your_name##".

Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered.


The Florida Foreign Language Association, Inc. is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to FFLA are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. FFLA's tax identification number is 65-0736242.

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