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Martin C. Boire, Chairman

Martin C. Boire, Chairman

A well educated, well tested, and well rounded man of the world, Martin works for Right and opposes Wrong. He is a good leader when necessary, and a good team player and follower when that is what the objective requires. He is reported to have a good and frequent sense of humor, is well published, and values honesty loyalty and integrity in others. Able to function from jungles to the highest ivory towers, he leads this Organization’s operations and missions to great success.

 

Personal

Married: Janet Boire
Kids: Mr. Christopher Boire, Mr. Michael Boire, Ms. Spenser Boire
Religion: Christian.

Current Role as Chairman:

Previous Business and Other Activities:
  • Worked since age fourteen. Started as clean-up boy at Taco Bell in Daytona Beach. Worked full time as bag-boy and stock boy at Kash n’ Karry in Tampa through last two years of high school and during undergraduate college. Also pumped gas for Zayre, stocked bread for Wonder Bread, and helped remodel houses during last two years of high school.
  • Developed five golf-course subdivisions at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Florida, late 1990s.
  • Appointed by Governor Robert Martinez to the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, September 1987 to December 1990, as representative for Volusia County, Florida.
  • Founder of the FSU Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law in 1993. Elected first Editor in Chief, 1983 to 1984. This was a major project. This was solely Boire’s initiative while a law student, without any organizational or financial help from the College of Law. Raised all funds. Performed all organization. Established network of financial supporters throughout Florida. Created system of Patrons ($1,000+ year), Benefactors ($500-$999 year) and Contributors ($50-$499 year), who are listed and honored on inside leaf of each Journal Issue. This system endures to this day. Organized and coordinated thirty law students as first staff. First 200-page issue cited by United States Supreme Court, a rare event. Two years after Boire’s management and founding of the Journal, it was made an official publication of FSU. It is still in publication.
  • Developed several patents and trademarks for family businesses. Some parts are used by police and special operations forces.
  • Member, Rotary International, Ormond by the Sea, circa 1985 to circa 1988.
  • Elected Member, Project Review Committee, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, July 20, 1988 until resigned on July 18, 1990. This committee did the detail work on DRIs (water, sewer, transportation, etc.) throughout East Central Florida and recommended approval or not to the entire Council. Elected Member, Bylaws Review Committee, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 1988 to July 20, 1988 to December 1990. Re-wrote entire   Code Rule structuring the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, the Project Review Committee, and their review processes and procedures. Elected Chairman, Bylaws Review Committee, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 1988 to February 21, 1990 to December 1990. Additional changes Florida Administrative Code Rule structuring Council, its review process, and its procedure.
  • Lecturer to the Florida Society of Dentistry for Children on pre-Columbian Meso-American cultures at its November 1980 dental convention in Mexico City.
 Interests-Pursuits-Adventures:
  • Extremely interested in wife and best friend Janet; travel within and without United States; working with people and kids on projects; reading new things and re-reading old things; ideas; socio-political theoryScuba diving (certified open water); target shooting (NRA Sharpshooter Bar 4); Karate (brown belt, Yoshoki; blue belt, Wado-Ru); backpacking (have hiked large portions of Appalachian Trail and Flori­da Trail in 60-mile stretches); backpacking in New Mexico mountains for 10 days; kayaking French Broad River in North Carolina and a river in Provenance in France.
  • Lengthy solo adventuring several times in Peru, Andes, Amazon jungle, Ecuador, Columbia, the Yucatan, and Mexican desert in 1970s.   Train wrecks, plane wrecks, floods, buses over the cliffs, hand-to-hand defense, military interaction, extensive interpersonal local interaction.
  • Several months’ solo residence in England and Scotland in 1980s. Lengthy travel with Swedish friends along Sweden’s East coast, and moderate time in Denmark.
  • Extensive travel and business travel at home and abroad.

Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions

Member, The Florida Bar. Admitted, United States District Court (Federal) Middle District of Florida.

Legal Positions and Activities

Legal Positions and Activities

  • Attorney for City of DeLand, Florida, Code Enforcement Board, 1985 to 1995. Interim City Attorney, City of DeLand, Florida, 1988 to 1989.
  • Attorney, Martin C. Boire, P.A., Daytona Beach and DeLand, 1990 to 2005.
  • Occasional adjunct professor of Environmental Law at DBCC early 90’s.  Course includes among other things: Florida Wetlands law, land use, aspects of administrative law, NEPA, Environmental Impact Statements, RCRA, CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, The Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, local land development permitting.
  • Unrestricted Agent, Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Inc., authorized to issue land title insurance policies up to $1,000,000.00, and up to any amount with approval, 1990 – 2003.
  • Member, Committee on Governmental Regulation of Land Use of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar for several years.
  • Member and Chairman, Advisory Board to the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, published by The Florida State University College of Law, 1984 to present.
  • Member, Environmental and Land Use Section of The Florida Bar for several years.

Graduate Education:

Graduate Education:

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Master of Arts, Political Theory, 1985.

Honors:

Honors:

  • Vanderbilt Ph.D. program.  Vanderbilt University Graduate Fellowship for Ph.D. program in Political Theory.
  • Undergraduate Education The University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. Bachelor of Arts, English, Political Science (double major), 1980. Minor in humanities.  Additionally audited numerous classes and occasionally lectured on particular subjects.

Activities & Honors:

Activities & Honors:

  • Intern, Commissioner Jan Platt, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, 1979.
  • Phi Kappa Phi (national interdisciplinary honor society), sole Junior member selected from College of Arts and Letters, 1978. Awarded book scholarship, 1978.
  • Pi Sigma Alpha (national political science honor society), elected to membership in 1979, President, 1980.

Legal Education:

Legal Education:

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida. Juris Doctorate, April 1984. On several occasions lectured on particular subjects.
  • St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, England. Courses, 1982.
  • Vanderbilt University College of Law, Nashville, Tennessee. Courses, 1981.

Activities, Services, Honors

Activities, Services, Honors

  • Law Revue, 1982, 1983, 1984 (note: not “review”).  Established and directed an annual evening two-hour show of legal and law school related humor and skits by students and faculty. Videotapes of each annual show are retained in the law school library collection.  Performed as Mort- Feaser in The Law Revue Evening News.
  • Law Student Directory. Initiated and published the College’s first annual photographic student direc­tory. This was in the pre-digital era, when it was all real photos, and all cut and paste for offset printing. College of Law continues the directory each year.
  • Student Defense Representative. Prevailed in all but one assigned cases within the University Judicial System, 1982 to 1983. This is a Florida State University program for College of Laws students in which offenses by FSU students on campus are administered.
  • University Prosecutor. Prosecuted cases in the University Judicial System. August 1983 to November 1983. Prevailed in all assigned cases. This is a Florida State University program for College of Laws students in which offenses by FSU students on campus are administered.
  • Founded the FSU Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law. This was a major project. Founder and first elected Editor in Chief, 1983 to 1984. This was solely Boire’s initiative while law student, without any organizational or financial help from dean of college of law. First issue cited by United States Supreme Court (very rare). Designed framework to survive graduation and departure. Journal has had continuous twenty years publication and circulation throughout United States since founding.
  • Student Bar Association. President, Spring 1983. Third-year Representative, Summer and Fall, 1983.
  • College of Law Faculty Selection (hiring) Committee. Full voting member, 1982 to 1983. Only law student ever sent (at least as of that date) to AALS faculty hiring conference with hiring committee by law school faculty to interview and select new law school professors.
  • College of Law Admissions committee. Full voting member, 1982 to 1983. This committee selected those applicants who would be admitted as students to law school. Student Bar Association Alumni Association Liaison Committee, 1983 to 1984.
  • Alumni Association Five-Year Plan Committee consultant, at request of Chairman, Ken Conner, Esquire, 1983.
  • Oxford Law Program. St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, England, Summer 1982.  Wrote and compiled comprehensive Policy, Procedure and Information Manual for the Student Bar Association Executive Board.
  • Journal Articles of Association. Drafted original Articles of Association of the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law. Student Bar Association Constitution. Co-authored Student Bar Association Constitution in 1983. Recipient of 1984 College of Law Alumni Association Student Service Award.

Legal Publications Include:

Legal Publications Include:

  • Stanford Journal of International Law. Major eighty page Article. Boire, “Terrorism Reconsidered as Punishment: Toward and Evaluation of the Acceptability of Terrorism as a Method of Societal Change or Maintenance,” 20 Stanford Journal of International Law 401-484 (Spring 1984). Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law. Large thirty page article. Anonymously co-authored (with Al Frith, Esquire) “Development of Regional Impact Process, Practice and Procedure,” 1 Journal of Environmental Law 71-104 (1985). Boire elected to co-author anonymously because was first issue and was Editor-in-Chief.
  • Legal Economics. Boire, “Time Wise,” Legal Economics, 32-35 July/August 1985) (magazine of the American Bar Association). Economics and Management of Law Practice Section Newsletter.
  • Boire, “Time Wise,” 2 Economics and Management of Law Practice Section Newsletter 1-5 (March 1984) (newsletter of Economics and Management of Law Practice Section Newsletter of the American Bar Association).

Non-legal Publications Include

Non-legal Publications Include

  • Vanderbilt Poetry Review. Boire, “Untitled,” 6 Vanderbilt Poetry Review 24 (1981).
  • Numerous commentaries, guest columns, articles and interviews in the Daytona Beach News Journal, the DeLand Sun News, and the Orlando Sentinel.
  • The Orlando Sentinel. Boire, “Freedom the true hostage in hijacking,” The Orlando Sentinel, June 23, 1985, G-4.
  • Guest Commentary for Sentinel on the TWA Flight 847 hostage situation. Some Articles And Publication About or Citing Boire FSU Law. Barlow, “Following the Dream.” FSU Law magazine. 10-11. (Winter, 1996).
  • Author of article discusses how “Martin Boire has built on skills he developed as an FSU law student in the early 1980’s to build innovative neighborhoods in the Daytona Beach area” and how “Boire sees the return of multi-generational families under one roof as a ‘reality of modern day life’; LionsPaw homes will accommodate aging parents and returning children as well as guests.” Daytona Beach News Journal.
  • Murray, “No Workplace Like Home.” Daytona Beach News Journal. Sunday, July 14, 1996, Section F, Page 1-2. Author discusses zoning for home offices changing with the times, and “special zoning rules, written by the developer, Martin Boire, introduce an option not yet permitted anywhere else in the city.”
  • Volusia Review. Parente, “Book inspires $50M dream.” Volusia Review, Vol 120, No. 28, Monday, July 10, 1995. Author discusses unique LionsPaw community plan. Daytona Beach Sunday News Journal. “Lawyer: Hostage Retaliation Could Damage View of U.S.” July 7, 1985.
  • Interviewer’s article regarding the 39 American’s being held hostage on TWA jet in Beirut by terrorists. Quotes Boire; “People of other nations have always looked to the U.S. as a symbol of justice, of what is right and good” and commending media that “you heard very little about who the hijackers were or their personal backgrounds, which is good, given terrorist’s desire for attention.”

Mistakes and Errors

Mistakes and Errors

  • Like anyone who’s done anything significant, a sufficient supply is available from which a great deal has been learned.

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