Leadership Roster


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ChairChair-ElectVice Chair
Lori NelsonGreg J. OrtizMary T. Vidas
Salt Lake City, UTHighlands Ranch, COPhiladelphia, PA
SecretaryFinancial OfficerImmediate Past Chair
Roberta S. Batley
Deborah Akers-ParryScott Friedman
Albuquerque, NMCleveland, OHColumbus, OH
Section Delegate (2017)Section Delegate (2015) 
Marshall J. WolfAnita Ventrelli 
Cleveland, OHChicago, IL 


At Large
(Exp. 2015)

At Large (Exp. 2015)

At Large
(Exp. 2015)

Jean Crowe

Michael Mosberg

Karl Topor

Nashville, TN

New York, NY

Newton, MA


At Large
(Exp. 2016)

At Large (Exp. 2016)

At Large
(Exp. 2016)

Lori  Colbert

Samuel V. Schoonmaker, IV

Peter M. Walzer

Anchorage, AK

Stamford, CT

Woodland Hills, CA

At Large
(Exp. 2017)

At Large (Exp. 2017)

At Large
(Exp. 2017)

Anne Marie Jackson

Kendra Randall Jolivet

Jonathan W. Wolfe

Washington, DC

Baltimore, MD

Westport, CT




Region I
(Exp. 2016)

Region II (Exp. 2015)

Region III
(Exp. 2014)

Allen G. Palmer

Linda Ravdin

William Biviano

Westport, CT

Bethesda, MD

Warren, OH


Region IV
(Exp. 2015)

Region V (Exp. 2014)

Region VI
(Exp. 2016)

Henry DeWoskin

Virginia Dugan

Allen M. Bailey

St. Louis, MO

Albuquerque, NM

Anchorage, AK


Editor, Family Advocate

Editor, Family Law Quarterly

Chair, Publications Development Board

Kathleen (Kathy) Hogan

Linda D. Elrod

Gail D. Baker

Denver, CO

Topeka, KS

Rochester, MN


CLE Co-Chair

CLE Co-Chair


Michael Mosberg

Candace Peeples


New York, NY

Birminghan, AL


Young Lawyers Division Liaison

Law Student Division Liaison

Board of Governors Liaison

Brian Karpf

David Kershaw

Robert T. Gonzales

Weston, FL

Columbia, SC

Baltimore, MD




Edward Newman


Providence, RI



Past Chairs

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