CALL Nominations and Elections Committee 2017-2018 Annual Report

Chair: Julie Pabarja

Members: Joann Hounshell, Diane Koppang, Juanita Harrell, and Debbie Ginsberg

The Committee started seeking nominations for candidates to run for Director, Treasurer, and Vice President/President Elect in August 2017 via the CALL listserv and recommendations from the Board and Committee members.  The Committee identified members who would be suitable for these Executive Board positions and asked them to be put on the slate.

The slate was announced on the CALL listserv (see below).  These members have risen to the top as leaders and ready to take on a more prominent role within CALL.  The Committee thanked the candidates for running for these board positions.

Vice-President/President-Elect
Jesse LeMar – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Shari Berkowitz – Jones Day

Treasurer
Julie Swanson – Locke Lord LLP
Sarah Andeen – Chapman & Cutler

Director
Clanitra Stewart Nejdl – Northern Illinois University College of Law, David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library
Jesse Bowman – Northwestern University School of Law, Pritzker Legal Research Center

The online election was held 2/16/18-3/15/18.  The committee worked with AALL headquarters to set up the online election.  There were 261 eligible voting members.

The results of the election are as follows:

Vice-President/President-Elect: Jessie LeMar
Treasurer: Julie Swanson
Director: Jesse Bowman

Julie Pabarja, Chair of the Committee, has recommended to the Board to review the bylaws on Membership types especially those who can vote and hold elected positions.  She also thanks this Committee’s members for their time and efforts serving on this committee.

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