Summer 2003

Section Election to Be Held at ABA Annual Meeting

The Section will hold its 2003 Annual Meeting on Friday, Aug. 8, during the ABA's Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif. The agenda includes the election of 2003-04 officers and Council members.
The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm in the California West Room, Second Floor, of the Westin St. Francis Hotel.

This year's Chair-elect, Joan F. Kessler of Milwaukee, Wisc., automatically succeeds to the position of Section Chair for 2003-04. Members attending the Section Annual Meeting will elect individuals to serve as Chair-elect, Vice Chair, and Secretary (all one-year terms) and in five Section Council seats (four three-year terms; one unexpired term).

The 2003 Section Nominating Committee (Marna S. Tucker, Chair; Paul M. Igasaki, Estelle H. Rogers, Robert E. Stein, and Walter H. White, Jr.) has proposed the following slate of candidates for 2003-04:

Chair-elect:
¨ Stephen F. Hanlon, Washington, D. C.

Vice Chair:
¨ John D. Podesta, Washington, D. C.

Secretary:
¨ Paul M. Igasaki, Alexandria, VA

Three-year Council Positions:
¨ Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, New York, N. Y.
¨ Harlan A. Loeb, Chicago, Ill.
¨ Richard J. Podell, Milwaukee, Wisc.
¨ Neal R. Sonnett, Miami, Fla.

One-year Unexpired Term:
¨ Richard M. Macias, Los Angeles, Calif.

Under the Section's bylaws, any Section member may make additional nominations for these positions by submitting a written statement of nomination signed by one other member in addition to the member being nominated. Nominations must be received by current Section Chair Mark D. Agrast or current Secretary John D. Podesta at least six hours before the election. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the time of the election.

The Section Council is scheduled to meet from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. on Friday, Aug. 8, and from 9:00 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, in the St. Francis Suite East Room, 12th Floor, of the Westin St. Francis Hotel. Council sessions are open to all members. Please contact the Section office (tel.: 202/662-1030) for further information.

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