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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
2018-19 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: Susie Brown, Hennepin County Bar Association
2018-19 Committee Members
Community Group

Chief Staff Executive

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

Chair: Tony Weiler, State Bar Association of North Dakota
2018-19 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: Catheryne Pully, Indiana State Bar Association
2018-19 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. 

Co-Chairs: Josh McIntyre, North Carolina Bar Association and Heather Seavey, Maine State Bar Association
2018-19 Committee Members
Community Group

Nominating

Chair: Robert Craghead, Illinois State Bar Association
2018-19 Committee Members
Community Group

 

Professional Development Committee

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: Jill Snitcher McQuain, Columbus Bar Association
2018-19 Committee Members
Community Group

Scholarship

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

Chair: Charmy Medlin, South Carolina Bar 
2018-19 Committee Members
Community Group

Small Bar Task Force

Plans NABE's annual Small Bar Conference for executives of bars with limited staff, budgets of $300,000 or less and/or fewer than 1,500 members. 

Chair: Yvonne Cockram, Virginia Bar Association
2018-19 Task Force Members

Community Group

Sponsorship

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

Chair: Sam Clinch, Nebraska State Bar Association
2018-19 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
2018-19 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.

Co-Chairs: Deanne Mosley, The Mississippi Bar and Joycelyn Stevenson, The Tennessee Bar Association 
2018-19 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
2018-19 Committee Members
Community Group

 

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