Commission on Ethics & Public Trust
The Ethics Commission was created in 1996 as a result of a citizens' vote to amend the Home Rule charter. It is an independent agency with advisory and quasi-judicial powers. It is composed of five members, each serving staggered terms of four years at a time. Learn more about the agency, its mission and its jurisdiction.
Next meeting: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10 a.m.
19 W. Flagler St. Suite 820
Miami, FL 33130
January meeting summary
Miami-Dade Lobbyist Training
Miami-Dade Lobbyist Training: anyone who registers as a County lobbyist after March 16, 2012, must undergo training provided by the Ethics Commission. You must register in advance using this form.
- Friday, January 30, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Class full - Registration is now closed)
- Thursday, March 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lobbyists who have completed the initial Ethics Course... and have continuously registered as a lobbyist thereafter shall be required to complete a refresher Ethics Course every two years. This satisfies the lobbyist refresher course requirement imposed by both Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami. Proof of completion of four hour course required with registration.
Lobbyist refresher course:
- Thursday, February 12, 10 a.m. - noon (Class full - Registration is closed)
- Friday, March 13, 10 a.m. - noon
All trainings will take place in the
Ethics Commission Conference room
19 W. Flagler St. # 820
Miami, FL 33130
"I'm a Lawyer, Not a Lobbyist." You Might be Both Dade County Bar Association Bulletin, March 2014
Call 305-579-2594 for more information.
Teacher honored during Ethical Governance Day
Humanities and World History teacher Zudannie Nunez-Hernandez was presented with the first Ethical Governance Day Teacher Award during an assembly at Design and Architecture Senior High.
From left, Miami-Dade Schools Associate Superintendent Iraida Mendez-Cartaya, District 2 Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, Ethics Commission Executive Director Joseph Centorino and DASH Principal Dr. Stacey Mancuso.
Read Miami Herald story.
2015 Advisory Board Registration Form and Schedule
Advisory board training will be held on the third Wednesday of each month during 2015. Classes will alternate between morning and midday every other month. See and download the 2015 registration form for the schedule.
Special arrangements can be made for classes with a minimum of ten participants. Call 305-579-2594 for more information.