LMA International Committees
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2013 Annual Conference
Responsible for planning and programming the 2013 Annual Conference. Please visit lmaconference.com for up to date information.
Co-Chairs: Wendy Taylor & Tara Weintritt
Board Liaison: Aleisha Gravit
Assists LMA’s Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to: (i) the audit of LMA’s books and records; and (ii) LMA’s system of internal financial controls and procedures. LMA’s external auditors shall maintain an open and transparent relationship with the Committee, and shall ultimately be accountable to LMA’s Board of Directors and the Committee.
Chair: Kimberly Bell
Board Liaison: Tim Corcoran
Serves as a formal platform to coordinate reciprocal communication between chapter leadership and the LMA international board. Chaired by an elected chapter president from the previous year, this committee participates in monthly conference calls for the purpose of being briefed on and providing input on organization initiatives, share chapter development best practices and nurture cross-chapter networks.
Chair: Jeff Dennis
Education and Professional Development
Develops and implements educational programs for members and other customers involved in the legal marketing field. Programs include a yearly QuickStart program for new or junior marketers; monthly webinars covering a broad range of topics; distance learning courses; Annual Conference and other education and professional development opportunities as developed.
Co-Chairs: Aria Antonopoulos & Rebecca Wissler
Board Liaison: Catherine Alman MacDonagh
Oversees the financial status and general solvency of the organization. They work with staff in the annual budgeting process, review and provide recommendations on budgeted and unbudgeted spending requests and develop and recommend long-range financial objectives for the association. When appropriate, the committee will work directly with International committees/task forces and chapters to provide financial guidance (i.e., tools, best practices, resources and an open forum).
Chair/Treasurer: Kimberly Bell
Responsible for making recommendations to the Board and Executive Director on matters related to effective governance of the organization. Specific supporting tasks in this regard include:
- Designing and implementing an evaluation model and criteria to measure Board and committee performance
- Create and maintain a Board development program
- Annual review of the organization’s governance structure
- Other tasks as assigned by the Board, President or Executive Director
In addition, the committee will assume the role and responsibility for the Nominations committee. As such, the committee will also be responsible for identifying future Association leaders and administering the Pathways to Leadership program. Supporting tasks in this regard include:
- Conducting the annual Board nominations process
- Presenting the slate for approval
- Advising the President-Elect and Board on committee structure and prospective committee leaders/members as part of the Pathways to Leadership program.
Co-Chairs: Diana Kroner & Teresa Cherman
Board Liaison: Alycia Sutor
Collaborates with staff to establish programs for recruitment, renewal and retention of LMA members and initiatives designed to stimulate growth in all membership categories. Identifies and reviews ideas for new benefits and services for members. Provides support to LMA chapters and members at large in all of these areas.
Co-Chairs: Connie Proulx & Brook Redmond
Board Liaison: Nancy Myrland
Responsible for implementing and judging of annual awards program.
Co-Chairs: Brook Loucks & Courtney Kall
Board Liaison: Keith Wewe
Hall of Fame Award
Responsible for implementing and judging of annual Hall of Fame Award program.
Co-Leaders: Roberta Montafia & Susan Saltonstall Duncan
Your Honor Awards
Responsible for implementing and judging of annual Your Honor Awards program.
Co-Leaders: Charlise Hyatt & Cortney Nathanson
Rising Star Award
Responsible for implementing and judging of annual Rising Star Award program.
Co-Leaders: Melissa Marshall & Jill Rako
Outstanding Chapter Award
Responsible for implementing and judging of annual Outstanding Chapter Award program.
Co-Leaders: Susan Van Dyke & Keith Wewe
Strategies Journal Editorial Board
Determines, supervises and facilitates content of LMA's publication, Strategies — The Journal of Legal Marketing. The magazine is published 10 times per year. The Board also identifies opportunities for additional revenue and content distribution, and oversees the work of the managing editor.
Co-Chairs: Dave Poston & Joe Calve
Board Liaison: Jeff Hild
Provides general oversight of the association’s technology needs. Includes the Website Redesign Task Force, currently scoped with recommending a plan and managing the execution of superficial website enhancements.
Co-Chairs: Robert Algeri & Laura Toledo
Board Liaison: Heather Morse
The Think Tank is comprised of industry leaders, either CMOs or seasoned, well regarded service providers for the purpose of informing the LMA Board of Directors, via quarterly reports, about issues and trends impacting the legal industry and the legal marketing profession. The committee will provide feedback that is to include strategic recommendations on how LMA might address these issues so the organization can be proactive.
Co-Chairs: Ian Turvill & Jon Mattson
Board Liaison: Despina Kartson
ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 Task Force
Explore information/thought leadership LMA can provide to the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20.
Chair: Ross Fishman
Board Liaison: Kimberly Bell
ACC Advisory Council
The primary purpose of the Council will be to serve as a direct link to ACC leadership and a vehicle through which the LMA community can provide ideas and feedback on ACC initiatives.
Chair: Felice Wagner
Board Liaison: Aleisha Gravit
Salary Survey Task Force
Handle 2012 salary survey.
Chair: Sue Allison