AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION House of Delegates New Member Orientation For 2014 Midyear Meeting
The Officers of the ABA Robert M. Carlson, Chair, House of Delegates James R. Silkenat, President William C. Hubbard, President-Elect Laurel G. Bellows, Immediate Past President
The Officers of the ABA Hon. Cara Lee T. Neville, Secretary Lucian T. Pera, Treasurer
The Officers of the ABA Mary T. Torres, Secretary-Elect G. Nicholas Casey, Jr., Treasurer-Elect
The House of DelegatesWho is it? DIVERSITYmakes the House work ! ! !
The House of DelegatesWhat is it? Composition of the House of Delegates 52 State Delegates 231 State Bar Delegates 74 Local Bar Delegate 18 Delegates-at-Large 75 Present & Former Officers and Board Members 73 Section, Division & Conference Delegates 2 Ex Officio Members 28 Affiliated Organization Delegates 1 Virgin Islands Bar Association 1 American Samoa 1 Guam 1 Commonwealth of Mariana Islands 3 Members-at-Large
The House of DelegatesHow It Works 1- Consideration & Approval of Resolution by Sponsoring Entity 2- Solicitation of Co-Sponsors 3- Submission to Policy Administration for consideration by Rules and Calendar 4- Rules and Calendar Reviews Resolution for Compliance/Language 5- Rules and Calendar responds to sponsoring Entity 6- Consideration by the House of Delegates 7- If approved, Resolution becomes Association Policy 8- Governmental Affairs Office Lobbies Congress
Meeting Materials:How to Stay Informed ABA’s website
Meeting Materials:How to Stay Informed House of Delegates website
Meeting Materials:How to Stay Informed Emails with links to the House of Delegates website
Staff Support Policy and Governance Group Your information resource for the House of Delegates and the Board of Governors Marina B. Jacks, Associate Executive Director and Chief Governance Officer Alpha M. Brady, Public Services Group Director and Director of Policy Administration Rochelle E. Evans, Deputy Associate Director Carri L. Kerber, Assistant Director
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