Spring 2016 Council Agenda Book

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

2016 Spring CLE Conference
May 11-14, 2016

The Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas


Council Meeting Agenda

The Council Meeting will take place in the Hermes of the Atlantis on Thursday, May 12,2016 from 1:15 pm to 4:15 pm.

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1:15 pm

Welcome and Call to Order  –  Greg J. Ortiz

1:20 pm

Minutes from October 15, 2015 and April 7, 2016 – Melissa Avery Tab 1
1:25 pm Motion to Excuse Henry DeWoskin, Anne Marie Jackson

1:25 pm

Report from the Chair-Elect –  Mary Vidas

1:30 pm

Report from the Vice Chair – Bobbie Batley

1:35 pm

House of Delegates Report – Anita Ventrelli & Marshall Wolf  Tab 2
1:45 pm Board of Governors Report – Robert Gonzales

1:50 pm

Financial Officer's Report-Deborah Akers-Parry  Tab 3

1:55 pm

Member Benefit Development Report-Karl Topor & Lilka Martinez Tab 4
2:05 pm Sponsorship Update - Jennifer Brandt Tab 5
2:10 pm Diversity Committee Report- Bobbie Batley, Lori Colbert, Thad Woody  Tab 6

2:20 pm

Strategic Plan Update- Melissa Avery Tab 7

A.  SCOPE and LRP Committees

2:40 pm

Publications Development Board Report-Steve Peskind & Gail Baker Tab 8

2:45 pm

Family Advocate-Kathleen Hogan Tab 9

2:50 pm

Family Law Quarterly-Linda Elrod Tab 10

2:55 pm

Family Law Arbitration Act – Linda Elrod Tab 11

3:10 pm

ART Committee Report – Rich Vaughn Tab 12

3:30 pm

New Business




Committee Status Reports Tab 13
Liaison Status Reports Tab 14
Schedule of Upcoming Section of Family Law CLE Programs Tab 15
Roster of Officers and Council Tab 16