SIL Nominating Committee Now Considering Candidates

Vol. 43 No. 1

The Section’s Nominating Committee, which is responsible for nominating individuals for Section offices, is currently considering possible candidates for the following offices for the 2014–2015 Association year:

  • Vice Chair
  • Finance Officer
  • Secretary/Operations Officer
  • Liaison Officer
  • Policy/Government Affairs Officer
  • Programs Officer
  • Publications Officer
  • Membership Officer
  • Diversity Officer
  • Rule of Law Officer
  • Technology Officer
  • At-Large Council Members
  • Division Chairs

If you have a suggestion for someone to serve in one of these openings or you would like to be considered, please contact the chair of the Nominating Committee, Bart Legum, as soon as possible. Send an e-mail to with copy to Section Director Leanne Pfautz (

The Nominating Committee will make its report to the Section Council at the Section Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C., in April. Elections will be held at the Section business meeting during the ABA Annual Meeting in August 2014.

Pursuant to the Section’s Bylaws, the following members serve as the Nominating Committee for AY 2014–2015 (Section positions are provided for individuals who serve on the Nominating Committee by virtue of their present positions with the Section; the two other members of the Nominating Committee were appointed by the Section chair, as provided under the by-laws):

Bart Legum Nominating Committee Chair
5 Blvd. Malesherbes
75008 Paris, France

Marcelo Bombau
M&M Bomchil
Suipacha 268 12th Floor
Buenos Aires, C10088AAF, Argentina

Mike Burke
Past Chair
Arnall Golden Gregory
2001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20006

Gabrielle Buckley
Vedder Price
222 North LaSalle St.
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601

Deborah Enix-Ross
Former Chair
Debevoise & Plimpton
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Josh Markus
Former Chair
Carlton Fields
100 Southeast 2nd St.
Miami, FL 33131

Lisa Savitt
Vice Chair
Crowell & Moring
1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595


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