Board Nominations 2017
Association and Foundation
Are You Ready to Answer the Call to Lead?
We are now accepting nominations for both the CMBA and CMBF. For more information, please scroll down.
If you know of someone who is qualified and committed to helping lead our bar, please submit a simple letter explaining why you believe your nominee would be a good addition.
Self-nominations are also encouraged. All nominations should include the resume of the nominee; letters of reference are also encouraged. If a prospective nominee has questions, contact Rebecca McMahon, Executive Director, or another current officer/trustee to learn more about serving.
All nominations are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday March 1, 2017, and should be sent to:
CMBA or CMBF Nominating Committee, c/o Executive Director, Rebecca Ruppert McMahon
If by Mail to: 1375 E. 9th Street, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 or By Email to: email@example.com
By regulation, the CMBA annually invites any and all Members of the Association to submit their recommendations or self-nominations for future volunteer leadership positions. For the upcoming 2017-2018 Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2017, the CMBA is accepting nominations for the following positions:
Vice President: Serving one year as vice president before advancing for one year to president-elect, and then serving one year as president commencing July 1, 2019
Vice President of Membership: a two-year term
Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion: a two-year term
Trustee: six (6) Member lawyers to each serve one, three-year term as a member of the Board of Trustees
The primary consideration by which all candidates for an open position will be evaluated is a demonstrated history of service to the CMBA through engagement with and/or leadership of the CMBA’s Sections, Committees and/or CLE programs. In addition, our ideal CMBA officers and trustees will:
Current Association Leadership
As the charitable, fundraising arm of the CMBA, the CMBF also annually invites any and all Members of the Association to submit their recommendations or self-nominations for future volunteer leadership positions. For the upcoming 2017-2018 Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2017, the CMBF is accepting nominations for the following positions:
President-Elect: Serving one year as president-elect before advancing to a one-year term as president commencing July 1, 2018
Vice President of Endowment: a one-year term
Vice President of Special Events: a one-year term
Lawyer Trustee: Serving a two-year term, with opportunity to serve a maximum of three consecutive two-year terms (6 years total)
Community Trustee: Non-lawyers of the community; serving a two-year term, with opportunity to serve a maximum of three consecutive two-year terms (6 years total)
Our ideal CMBF officers and board members will:
Current Foundation Leadership