Leadership Roster


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ChairChair-ElectVice Chair
Greg J. OrtizMary T. VidasRoberta S. Batley
Highlands Ranch, COPhiladelphia, PAAlbuquerque, NM
SecretaryFinancial OfficerImmediate Past Chair
Melissa Avery
Deborah Akers-ParryLori Nelson
Indianapolis, IN
Cleveland, OHSalt Lake City, UT
Section Delegate (2017)Section Delegate (2017) 
Marshall J. WolfAnita Ventrelli 
Cleveland, OHChicago, IL 


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

At Large
(Exp. 2018)
At Large
(Exp. 2018)
At Large
(Exp. 2018)
Brian M. KarpfThad F. WoodyJamie Wright
Ft Lauderdalwe, FLAtlanta, GACentennial, CO




Region I
(Exp. 2016)

Region II (Exp. 2018)

Region III
(Exp. 2017)

Allen G. Palmer

Lyne Ranson

William Biviano

Westport, CT

Charleston, WV

Warren, OH


Region IV
(Exp. 2018)

Region V (Exp. 2017)

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

Hasina Sadira Mungin-Bey

Robert T. Gonzales

Weston, FL

Union, NJ

Baltimore, MD




Timothy B. Walker


Centennial, Co



Past Chairs

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