Leadership Roster


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ChairChair-ElectVice Chair
Mary T. VidasRoberta S. BatleyMelissa Avery
Philadelphia, PAAlbuquerque, NMIndianapolis, IN
SecretaryFinancial OfficerImmediate Past Chair
Jonathan W. Wolfe
Deborah Akers-ParryGreg J. Ortiz
Livingston, NJ
Cleveland, OHHighlands Ranch, CO
Section Delegate (2017)Section Delegate (2017) 
Marshall J. WolfAnita Ventrelli 
Cleveland, OHChicago, IL 


At Large
(Exp. 2017)

At Large (Exp. 2017)

Anne Marie Jackson

Kendra Randall Jolivet


Washington, DC

Baltimore, MD


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




At Large
(Exp. 2019)
At Large
(Exp. 2019)
At Large
(Exp. 2019)
Lori A. Colbert
Chaim Steinberger
Noel K. Tucker
Anchorage, AK
New York, NY
Edmond, OK

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

Co-Chair, Publications Development Board

Kathleen (Kathy) Hogan

Kendra Fershee

Gail D. Baker

Denver, CO

Morgantown, WV

Rochester, MN


Co-Chair, Publications Development Board

CLE Co-Chair

CLE Co-Chair

Lynne A. Ustach

Michael Mosberg

Candace Peeples

New Britain, CT

New York, NY

Birminghan, AL

Young Lawyers Division Liaison

Law Student Division Liaison

Board of Governors Liaison

Lori Frio

Stephanie L. Tabashneck

Maryann E. Foley

Springfield, PA

Roslindale, MA

Anchorage, AK




Gregg M. Herman


Milwaukee, WI



Past Chairs

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