Announcement of Open Positions
To: Members of the HCBA
From: Paul Floyd, Secretary
Any interested member is invited to apply for election to serve as any of the following officers or representatives. Open positions are listed in the chart below.
Deadline to apply is April 4, 2014.
To apply for nomination, please send a resume and application form by April 4, 2014, to the:
Hennepin County Bar Association,
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 390, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1043.
Application form, position descriptions, and the Nominating Committee process are available below or by contacting Mary-Margaret Zindren, HCBA executive director.
Application Form (as a Word Document) >>
Nominating Committee Process >>
HCBA Bylaws >>
Volunteer Leader Job Descriptions (will be posted on February 5)
- Association Secretary >>
- Board Member >>
- Finance & Planning Committee Member >>
- All Leadership Track positions >>
The Nominating Committee shall nominate at least one nominee per officer or other position. No applicant shall communicate with the committee or any member of the committee about a matter relating to the committee’s business, except through the executive director.
The Nominating Committee is chaired by Tom Jensen, immediate past president of the HCBA. Other members are Jeff Baill, Mark Bloomquist, Kendra Brodin, Celeste DeMars, David Galle, Sue Holden, Jessica Maher, Sonia Miller-Van Oort, Esteban Rivera, Sarah Roeder, and Brandon Vaughn.
The Nominating Committee will report its nomination for each position to the Board of Directors for election by the board at its regular May meeting. Any unopposed nominee is automatically elected.
Besides the HCBA’s formal elections, additional opportunities for service through committees and sections during the 2014-15 bar year are available by presidential appointment or section elections. If you would like to be considered for a leadership position, contact President-elect Tom Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org or HCBA Executive Director Mary-Margaret Zindren at email@example.com.
Other Leadership Opportunities:
Those interested in service and leadership opportunities should also be aware of nominations/elections through the MSBA to positions on Minnesota Supreme Court Boards and ABA representation. This year’s positions include representation on the
Client Security Board (one position, one incumbent), the Legal Services Advisory Committee (two positions, no incumbent), the State Board of Continuing Legal Education (two positions, no incumbent), Central Minnesota Legal Services (two positions, two incumbents), ABA Representatives (four positions, two incumbents). Interested members must submit a Qualifications and Interest Statement to the MSBA office by Friday, March 14. This form is available on the MSBA website or through Joni Fenner 612-278-6307.