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Committees

 

NABE Committees perform the administrative work of the association. Members are appointed by the president for terms beginning July 1. Committees meet by telephone conference and at the Midyear and Annual meetings. 

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Audit

Appointed by the Board of Directors to assist the Board in monitoring the integrity of the financial statements of NABE, the independent auditor’s qualifications and independence, and the performance of NABE’s independent auditors.

Chair: Jim Horsch, State Bar of Michigan
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Bylaws

Exercises parliamentary jurisdiction, answers questions pertaining to interpretations of the bylaws and prepares additions, deletions, and amendments whenever appropriate; receives proposed changes from members or bodies within the Association for review and/or drafting; and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Chair: Stacy King, Federal Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Chief Staff Executive

Serves executive directors through networking and programming, and plans the annual CSE Retreat. 

Chair: Crista Hogan, Springfield Metropolitan Bar
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Diversity Development

Assists local and state bar leaders in gathering information, resources and skills needed to address and manage a broad range of minority involvement issues. 

Chair: Patricia Lee, State Bar of California, Retired
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Elections

Oversees the NABE election process.

Chair: Robert Craghead, Illinois State Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Finance

Responsible for developing the NABE budget.

Chair: Francis O'Rourke, Pennsylvania Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Membership

Coordinates membership recruitment, mentoring and retention activities, including planning the First-Time Attendees activities at the Midyear and Annual meetings. 

Chair: Amy Starnes, State Bar of Texas
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Nominating

Oversees the NABE board selection process. 

Chair: Karen Hutchins, Arkansas State Bar
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group
 

Professional Development

Plans, coordinates, and implements the educational program and social functions at Annual and Midyear Meetings of NABE. This committee is by appointment only.  Make a suggestion for annual and/or midyear programming. 

Chair: Tim Eigo, State Bar of Arizona
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Scholarship

Prepares scholarship applications and distributes these to NABE members. Reviews and decides to whom scholarships shall be awarded. 

Chair: Megan Cooley, Tarrant County Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group
 

Sponsorship

Contacts and identifies potential sponsors. Requests monetary contributions to help defray Midyear and Annual Meeting expenses. 

Chair: John Meyers, Kentucky Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Surveys

Prepares, analyzes, and distributes a compensation survey every other year. Reviews, approves and coordinates other surveys devised by NABE committees or sections before dissemination. 

Chair: Liz Neeley, Nebraska State Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

Webinar

Works to bring NABE meetings to members at their own desks on their own schedule through delivery of selected NABE programs via webinar. The NABE Webinar Committee cooperates with the NABE Program Committee and the planners of other selected NABE and section programming to identify sessions suitable for recording, develops and manages the protocols for managing the processes necessary to deliver the programming, and develops strategies for marketing the webinars.

Chair: Mary Kay Price, Indianapolis Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group


Website/Knowledge Management

Oversees content for the NABE website and social media communications.  Provides guidance and recommendations to NABE Digital Media Editor.  Advises staff, as needed, on web content, design, and periodic web migrations.

Chair: Brandon Vogel, New York State Bar Association
2019-20 Committee Members
Community Group

 

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