NAPABA’s Nominating and Elections Committee (the “Committee”) is pleased to present for your consideration the following officer candidates for the 2016-17 bar year:
Candidate for President-Elect:
Pankit J. Doshi, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP (San Francisco, CA)
Candidate for Vice-President for Finance and Development:
Steven Y. Reeves, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (Minneapolis, MN)
Candidate for Vice-President for Membership:
Tacie H. Yoon, Crowell & Moring LLP (Washington, DC)
Candidates for Vice-President for Programs and Operations:
Thy B. Bui, LTL Attorneys LLP (Los Angeles, CA)
Daniel Sakaguchi, Armstrong Teasdale (St. Louis, MO)
Candidate for Vice-President for Communications:
Sun E. Choi, DC Metro Law, LLC (Washington, DC)
Candidate for Treasurer:
Eugene Kim, Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden (San Bernardino, CA)
Candidate for Secretary:
Bonnie Lee Wolf, Nationwide Insurance (Columbus, OH)
The Committee has approved candidates who not only have demonstrated leadership capabilities, but more importantly, have also seriously considered their goals for NAPABA, the challenges and opportunities they see facing NAPABA in the coming year, and how they envision moving NAPABA forward. Each candidate has set forth his/her vision for NAPABA in a personal statement.
NAPABA believes that the active participation of members, affiliates, and national associates is essential to a vibrant and progressive organization and encourages the engagement of its members in the nomination and election process. To facilitate the involvement of members and related entities, NAPABA provides an endorsement process by which members can inform one another about candidate qualifications and support candidates through endorsements, advertisements, articles, and other means. Any eligible individual, affiliate, national associate, or other entity (except for the current members of the Committee and NAPABA staff) may endorse any candidate. Further, although no individual member of the Committee shall officially endorse any candidate, the Committee member may provide information regarding any candidate. Candidate materials, including candidate statements, may contain a list of endorsements.
Click here to view the candidate statements and biographies plus information on how to submit an endorsement! NAPABA will accept endorsements through Sept. 1, 2016 at 5 p.m. EDT.