COCA Board of Directors Opening

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COCA Board of Directors Opening




Three members of COCA’s Board of Directors will soon be terming out and their seats will be available for new volunteers to serve. Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2020. The following seats, representing the following specific areas, need to be filled:

-Finance (City appointment)
-At Large (City appointment) 
-At Large (County appointment) 

Click here to submit an application for a City appointed Board seat.

Click here to submit an application for a County appointed Board seat.

COCA’s Board represents a diverse wealth of knowledge and includes citizens with expertise in the following areas: finance, marketing, volunteerism, history/heritage, practicing artist, tourism, and business. A current list of Board members is available by clicking here.

The COCA Board typically meets five times each year with occasional additional special meetings scheduled.

COCA bylaws stipulate that a Board member may not miss more than a third of the meetings in a given year. 

The COCA Board is a policy board. Members make decisions regarding funding and oversee the strategic and operational planning of the organization. We encourage Board members to become members of COCA ($39 individual fee) but there are no fundraising requirements. The Board’s main role is to uphold the Section 265.32 of the Florida Statutes and to advocate for the organization and the larger cultural community. 

Please contact Amanda Thompson at or call 850-224-2500 for more information.

COCA is committed to promoting arts and culture in all its forms, and through its programs, seeks ways to promote the area’s diverse range of artists, culture events, and traditions. To view COCA’s online features, such as the Artist Directory, the cultural attractions in our area, and ways to get involved in the arts, visit COCA also maintains a calendar or local arts, cultural and heritage events in our community at

For more information about COCA, call 850-224-2500 or email us at

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Disclaimer: COCA does not endorse any artists, organizations, or programs listed herein, nor imply stature through their inclusion in this website. While we have made every effort to ensure that this information is correct, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the information.

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