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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.

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american bar association


House of Delegates

New Member Orientation


2014 Midyear Meeting

the officers of the aba
The Officers of the ABA

Robert M. Carlson, Chair,

House of Delegates

James R. Silkenat, President

William C. Hubbard,


Laurel G. Bellows,

Immediate Past President

the officers of the aba1
The Officers of the ABA

Hon. Cara Lee T. Neville, Secretary

Lucian T. Pera, Treasurer

the officers of the aba2
The Officers of the ABA

Mary T. Torres, Secretary-Elect

G. Nicholas Casey, Jr., Treasurer-Elect

the house of delegates who is it
The House of DelegatesWho is it?

DIVERSITYmakes the House work ! ! !

the house of delegates what is it1

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 informed1
Meeting Materials:How to Stay Informed

House of Delegates website

meeting materials how to stay informed2
Meeting Materials:How to Stay Informed

Emails with links to the House of Delegates website

staff support
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