Clare Gaynor Willis

  • CALL Position: CALL Vice President/President-Elect, 2016-2017; Mentorship & Leadership Development Committee, Co-Chair, 2015-2016; CALL Secretary, 2013-2015

February 2024 Executive Board Meeting Minutes

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Board members present: Mandy Lee, Philip Johnson, Todd Hillmer, Clare Willis, Lucy Robbins, Scott Vanderlin

Guests: none

Significant Actions:

Policy- CALL continuing education events are only open to CALL members by default but may be made available to non-members at the discretion of the Continuing Education Committee.

April 2024 Executive Board Meeting Minutes

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Board members present: Mandy Lee, Todd Hillmer, Clare Willis, Scott Vanderlin, Jill Meyer, Lucy Robbins

Guests: none

Significant Actions:
Policy: Videos shall be saved for as long as practicable without an upgrade to our cloud file storage. Any videos that must deleted will be deleted on a first-in, first-out basis unless decided otherwise by the Continuing Education or Meetings Committee.

May 2024 Executive Board Meeting Minutes

Date: May 14, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.

Board members present:  Mandy Lee, Todd Hillmer, Clare Willis, Scott Vanderlin, Jill Meyer, Philip Johnson

Guests: Mike McMillan, Emily Byrne (incoming Board members)

Significant Actions: 

Policies:

  • The CALL Directory shall be online on a website protected by a password.
  • CALL may pay a fee to a non-member speaker at the Board’s ultimate discretion.  Requests to pay a speaker must be voted on by the Board.  The CALL budget shall include an item for potential speaker fees.
  • CALL members shall be informed when joining or renewing membership that CALL may use their image in promotional materials.  Members have the option to contact the Board to opt out of the use of their image.  Clare to reach out of membership about adding language to the renewal.
  • All CALL committees may update, post, and change information on the CALL website.  The Public Relations Committee has the final responsibility for updating and/or changing information on the website.

 

September Business Meeting with Steven Schwinn

CALL held its September 2023 Business meeting at Maggiano’s on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.  President Mandy Lee welcomed three new members to the meeting: Andrew Ellison, Kathleen Mance, and Rachel Tomei.  

Meeting Speaker

Vice-President/President Elect Philip Johnson introduced our speaker, Steven D. Schwinn, professor of law at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, where he teaches constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, human rights, civil rights, and legal writing. Continue reading September Business Meeting with Steven Schwinn

CALL Membership Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

The committee put into place some procedures that should prevent us from losing members during the renewal process.  CALL now has a renewal grace period so that those who have not renewed will not be placed on inactive status.  We also have renewal reminders on a set schedule in Neon.  Need the membership due email schedule, membership overdue email schedule, and grace period memorialized in the Handbook.  The Handbook or shared Neon documentation should also remind committee members that all dates on emails need to be updated and the sender changed from the current President to the incoming President/current Vice-President.   Continue reading CALL Membership Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report