CMBF officers and trustees 2012-13

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Bar Foundation Announces New Officers and Trustees for 2012-13 Fiscal Year

CLEVELAND – June 22, 2012 – The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation (CMBF) is proud to announce its elected officers and new trustees for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

The new CMBF officers are: Lynn A. Lazzaro, President (Law Offices of Lynn A. Lazzaro); Ginger F. Mlakar, Vice President (The Cleveland Foundation); Lisa M. Yerrace, Treasurer (JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores); Sherri L. Dahl, Vice President of Development (Squire Sanders (US) LLP); and David R. Watson, Executive Director and Secretary (Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association).

In addition to the officers, four new CMBF Board Trustees begin their terms. The new trustees are: Shelly K. Hillyer (Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc.); Jonathan B. Leiken (Jones Day); Bethanie R. Murray (Reminger Co., LPA); and Theresa N. Turk (Turk Nickolls, LLC).

About the CMBF
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation is the charitable arm and partner of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. It raises funds to support the important public outreach activities of the Association, which are organized primarily under the Justice For All umbrella. These activities include a variety of pro bono legal service, law-related education, tutoring and mentoring programs. Additionally, the CMBF assists the Association’s diversity initiatives aimed at improving the pipeline of minority students entering the legal profession.