Victoria L Rogers, Clerk
The Clerk of Circuit Court serves as an elected public trustee, providing a system of "checks and balances" at the county level which has proven to serve the public well. The Clerk is one whose duties are not purely ministerial, but rather an integral part of the entire county governmental process. Established by the Florida Constitution of 1838, the office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is responsible to serve the citizens of the county as custodian of all county funds and guardian of the public records. The Clerk is governed by statutory authority in carrying out the duties and functions of the office. As an officer of the court, the Clerk is endowed with certain authority to aid and promote the judicial process. Most importantly, the Clerk is subject to the evaluations and scrutiny of the public through the election process every four (4) years.