2018 Fall Council Agenda Book

Section of Family Law Members are encouraged to view the Council Agenda Book before attending the Council Meeting.

2018 Fall CLE Conference
October 3-6, 2018
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Tucson AZ

Council Meeting Agenda

The Council Meeting will take place in Tucson Salon E of the JW Marriott Starr Pass on Thursday, October 4 from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m..

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Agenda Only

Entire Council Book  (3.9 MB)

Discussion Items (1.5 MB)

Non-Discussion Items (2.4 MB)


1:30pm Welcome and Call to Order -- Melissa Avery
1:30pm Welcome Message from Robert Carlson, ABA President
1:40pm Minutes from Chicago, IL, August 4, 2018 -- Candi Peeples  (Tab 1) (495 KB)
1:45pm Financial Officer’s Report -- Anne Marie Jackson (Tab 2) (207 KB)
1:55pm Report from the Chair -- Melissa Avery
2:05pm Report from the Chair-Elect -- Jon Wolfe
2:10pm Report from the Vice-Chair -- Michael Mosberg
House of Delegates Report -- Anita Ventrelli & Scott Friedman (Tab 3) (297 KB)
Report from the ABA FLS Board of Governors Liaison -- Maryann Foley
Member Benefit Development Committee Report -- Karl Topor & Rich Vaughn (Tab 4) (278 KB)
Sponsorship Committee Report -- Jennifer Brandt (Tab 5) (87 KB)
Diversity Committee Report -- Michael Mosberg & Brandes Ash
Publications Development Board Report -- Lynne Ustach & Joe Booth (Tab 6) (26 KB)
Family Advocate Report -- Kathy Hogan
Bylaws Committee Report -- Phyllis Bossin
Update on ABA Model Act Governing ART -- Rich Vaughn
Update on Uniform Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act -- Joe Booth (Tab 7) (400 KB)
3:55pm ART Committee Report -- Dean Hutchison (Tab 8) (178 KB)
4:05pm Council absences (Lori Frio-Walker, Anne Marie Jackson)
4:10pm New Business


Committee Status Reports (Tab 9) (352 KB)

Liaison Status Reports (Tab 10) (2.2 MB)

Schedule of Upcoming FLS CLE Opportunities (Tab 11) (23 KB)

Roster of Officers and Council (Tab 12) (20 KB)