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, December 10, 2014 10 a.m.
19 W. Flagler St. Suite 820
Miami, FL 33130
November meeting summary
In case you missed the Poliltical Campaign Ethics Conference, you can now watch it on DVD -- and earn 8 Florida Bar CLE Credits! Learn more.
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.
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.
- Friday, November 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Thursday, December 11, 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, November 20, 2014 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.
2014 Advisory Board Registration Form and Schedule
See and download the 2014 Registration form and schedule for Advisory Board member ethics training.