Fall 2013 Council Agenda Book


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

2013 Fall CLE Conference
October 16-19, 2013
The Montage -- Park City, UT


Council Meeting Agenda

The Council Meeting will take place in the Gallery Ballroom of the Montage Deer Valley on Thursday, October 17, from 1:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

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Agenda Only

Entire Council Book (209 pages; 7.2 MB)

Discussion Items (111 pages; 2 MB)

Non-Discussion Items (98 pages, 5.1 MB)


1:15 p.m.  Welcome and Call to Order -- Scott Friedman

1:20 p.m.  Minutes from August 10, 2013 -- Greg Ortiz (Tab 1) 

1:25 p.m.  Motion to Excuse Jean Crowe's Absence for Good Cause

1:30 p.m.  Report from the Chair-Elect -- Lori Nelson

1:35 p.m.  Report from the Vice Chair -- Greg Ortiz

1:40 p.m.  Report from the Chair of the House of Delegates -- Robert Carlson

1:50 p.m.  House of Delegates Report -- Anita Ventrelli and Marshall Wolf (Tab 2)

2:00 p.m.  Financial Officer's Report -- Deborah Akers-Parry
                a. Summary (Tab 3-A)
                b. 5A Budget Report (Tab 3-B)
                c. Proposed New Financial Policy (Tab 3-C)
2:10 p.m.  Member Benefit Development -- Kendra Jolivet & Jonathan Wolfe (Tab 4)

2:15 p.m.  Publications Development Board Report -- Gail Baker (Tab 5)

2:20 p.m.  Family Advocate Report -- Kathy Hogan (Tab 6)

2:25 p.m.  Family Law Quarterly Report  -- Linda Elrod (Tab 7)

2:30 p.m.  Blue Star Editorial issue -- Scott Friedman

2:35 p.m.  Report from ART Committee
                a. Position Paper on Regulation of International Surrogacy Agreements -- Hill (Tab 8-A)
                b. ABA Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology Agencies -- Robert Terenzio (Tab 8-B)

3:05 p.m.  Report on SOC Meeting and Officers Retreat -- Scott Friedman
                a. FLS 2014 Action Items
                b. Role of Council in Attracting & Retaining Section Members
                c. Open Discussion and Forum
3:35 p.m.  Marketing Committee -- Scott Friedman

3:40 p.m.  New Business


Communications Committee Report
(Tab 9)

Diversity Committee Report (Tab 10)

Long Range Planning Committee Report (Tab 11)

Sponsorship Committee Report (Tab 12)

Committee Status Reports (Tab 13, 1 MB)

Liaison Status Reports (Tab 14, 3.4 MB)
Schedule of Upcoming Section of Family Law CLE Programs (Tab 15)

Roster of Officers and Council (Tab 16)

Reimbursement form and policy (Tab 17)