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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
Division of Publications
Board and Commission Vacancies
Board Details
Board Name: Governor's Council for Judicial Appointments
Board ID: 405
Address: 600 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-2687
Board Contact:
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Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: Executive Order 87 (2021)
Duties: The Governor's Council for Judicial Appointments is hereby established for the purpose of advising the Governor in regard to filling vacancies in Tennessee trial and appellate courts.
Number of Members: 11
Compensation: Members of the Council shall not receive any compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for their official travel expenses pursuant to policies and guidelines promulgated by the Department of Finance and Administration.
Meeting Schedule: Notice of the time, place and purpose of the meeting shall be posted on the website of the Administrative Office of the Courts, and given by such other means and media as the Council seems proper.
Hours Required: A member of the Council who misses more than two (2) meetings in a given year of the member's term on the Council may be subject to removal by the Governor.