Nomination Report

Vol. 15, No. 3


Forum Chair

I am pleased to let you know that Ron Gardner, Chair of the Nominating Committee, has reported the results of the Committee’s deliberations.

The nominees are:

Forum Chair (2-year term, commencing August 2013)

Deborah S. Coldwell
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX

Governing Committee - (3-year terms, commencing August 2013)

Chris Bussert
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Atlanta, GA

Leslie Curran
Plave Koch PLC
Reston, VA

Andrew Loewinger
Nixon Peabody LLP
Washington, DC

David Oppenheim
Kaufmann Gildin Robbins & Oppenheim LLP
New York, NY

The Committee has also nominated the following individual for a 2-year term, commencing in August 2013, to fulfill the remainder of Ms. Coldwell’s unexpired term:

Diane Green-Kelly
Reed Smith
Chicago, IL

Forum members will vote on these nominations during our annual business meeting on Friday, October 5, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA. I would like to thank Ron, Jamila Granger, Rebekah Prince, Peter Klarfeld and Dennis Wieczorek for their service on the Nominating Committee.


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