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Attention Reply by July 7th - Member Comment Sought on NABE Bylaws Amendment Proposal and Board Vacancy Opportunity
Yesterday NABE members received a message regarding an important bylaws amendment that would change the existing election process for NABE Officers and Directors. The message also included a notice of a vacancy on the board for a State Bar Director position with a term ending June 30, 2019. Please take a moment to review this important message by clicking here. All NABE members are invited and encouraged to review and submit comments on the proposed bylaws amendment by completing this anonymous survey by July 7, 2017. All levels of staff are welcome to apply for the State Bar Director position. Apply on or before July 7, 2017 by sending a letter of interest to the board in care of Pamela Robinson at pamela.robinson@americanbar.org

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