Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

2016-17 Leadership

Want to become more involved in Section activities? Already involved but want to spread your wings and do more? Apply for a leadership or Council position by November 1, 2015!

The Nominating Committee, chaired by Chair-Elect Mary T. Vidas, Philadelphia, PA, is now accepting nominations for the 2016-2017 Section year. Committee members include:  Maurice J. Kutner, Miami, FL; Candi Peeples, Birmingham, AL; Jennifer A. Brandt, Philadelphia, PA; Christopher C. Melcher, Woodland Hills, CA.

The committee seeks nominations for the following positions:

Chair-elect (one-year term)

Vice Chair (one-year term)

Secretary (one-year term)

At-Large Council Representatives (three positions; three-year terms expiring 2019)

Region I Representative (three-year term expiring 2019) composed of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

Region VI Representative (three-year term expiring 2019) composed of Alaska, Washington, Nevada, California, Hawaii, and Oregon.

To be considered for nomination, submit a letter of interest, a brief bio, and a Nomination Data Form by November 1, 2015. Send your letter via e-mail with Word attachment to Section Director Cynthia Swan, cynthia.swan@americanbar.org and Chair-Elect Mary T.Vida, vidas@blankrome.com.

The letter should detail your bar activities (ABA, Section of Family Law, state and local bar) and provide any other information you would like the committee to consider. (Keep in mind that concise information is easier for the Nominating Committee to review.)

Don't forget to fill out the Nomination Data Form and attach it to your email.

Be sure to read the officer and council member responsibilities and duties, too, so you know what's expected of you.

We look forward to receiving your nominations!

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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