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Call for Program Proposals – Due Monday March 12!
A reminder that the NABE Program Committee will gather on March 16 - 17 in Chicago to begin the planning process for the NABE 2018 Annual Meeting. This year’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for July 31 - August 2, in Chicago. NABE member feedback is important, especially when it comes to the selection of programming at meetings. We invite you to submit your program proposal ideas and suggestions for the 2018 Annual Meeting for the NABE Program Committee to review. To participate, click here and  submit all suggestions no later than March 12, 2018.


NABE Board Nominations Sought - Deadline Imminent
The following officer and board seats for the 2018-19 year will be up for election starting April 15:

  • Vice President, candidates must be from a state bar for this year's election. Becomes NABE president-elect July 1, 2019 and NABE president July 1, 2020.
  • Secretary, one-year term ending on June 30, 2019.
  • Three director seats, which serve two-year terms ending June 30, 2020. The three positions include one state bar director, one local bar director, and one at-large director (the latter is open to a NABE member from any type of bar association).

If interested in applying, the deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. central, March 15, 2018. To read more on election criteria and rules, visit the NABE elections process page.

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