Brooklyn’s New Bar Leaders Announced
Brooklyn Bar and Brooklyn Women’s Bar Name New Presidents
REMSEN STREET — Domenick Napoletano, chair of the 2012 Nominating Committee for the Brooklyn Bar Association, has announced the following slate of officers and trustees for 2012-2013.
President – Domenick Napoletano
President-Elect – Andrew M. Fallek
First Vice President – Rebecca Woodland
Second Vice President – Arthur L. Aidala
Secretary – Hon. Frank R. Seddio
Treasurer – Aimee L. Richter
TRUSTEES CLASS OF 2014 –
Joseph R. Costello
TRUSTEES CLASS OF 2013 – Richard Klass
Pursuant to the Brooklyn Bar Association’s bylaws, the elections will take place on Wednesday, May 9, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Association Meeting Hall at 123 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights.
TRUSTEES CLASS OF 2015
Frank V. Carone
Fidel F. Del Valle
Richard S. Goldberg
Anthony W. Vaughn, Jr.
Kings County Administrative Judge Sylvia Hinds-Radix to Take BWBA Helm
REMSEN STREET — This week the Nominations Committee of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association released its report containing the proposed slate of officers and board members for 2012-2013.
Voting on the proposed slate will take place at a meeting of the general membership on May 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Bar Association Meeting Hall at 123 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights.
Any 10 voting members of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) may, in writing and delivered to the corresponding secretary of the association by April 24, propose candidates for any or all of the offices to be voted upon at the annual election.
Lisa Schreibersdorf, the current BWBA president and chairperson of the 2012 BWBA Nominating Committee, has submitted for approval the following persons for officers and board members:
President – Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix
President-Elect – Holly E. Peck
Vice President – Sue Novick Wasko
Vice President – John Coffey
Vice President – Hon. Ellen Spodek
Corresponding Secretary – Hon. Marsha Steinhardt
Recording Secretary – Jeannie Costello
Treasurer – Joy Thompson
Hon. Genine Edwards, Hon. Sylvia Ash,
Hon. Joanne Quinones, Sara Gozo, Pamela Elisofon, Barbara Grcevic, Hon. Lisa Ottley, Hon. Margaret Chan, Lillian Wan, Helene Blank, BB Liu, Natoya McGhie, Derafim Neckles, Joanne Minsky Cohen, Carrie Anne Cavallo
Elaine Avery, Theresa Ciccotto, Hon. Deborah Kaplan, Hon. Nancy Bannon
The members of the Nominating Committee were Elaine N. Avery, Hon. Nancy Bannon, Meredith Lusthaus, Barbara Grcevic and Lisa Schreibersdorf.
In regard to the umbrella organization, the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY), the association’s president-elect, Maureen Maney, will automatically succeed to the position of president on June 1.
The WBASNY Nominations Committee, consisting of representatives of every chapter, including the BWBA, has nominated the following slate (with chapter affiliation noted) for the remaining officer positions for the 2012-2013 term:
Donna E. Frosco (Westchester)
Andrea F. Composto (Brooklyn)
Irene V. Villacci (Nassau)
Jacqueline P. Flug (Bronx)
Maureen Crush (Orange-Sullivan)
Amy Baldwin Litman (Rockland)
Annette Hasapidis (Westchester)
The WBASNY bylaws provide that members comprising at least five percent of WBASNY’s voting membership as of Dec. 31 and representing at least one-third of the chapters, may propose in writing candidates for any of the WBASNY offices. Such writing must be sent to Recording Secretary Jacqueline Flug (by email to [email protected], fax to (212) 676-0089, or regular mail c/o WBASNY, P.O. Box 936, Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024-0546) by March 31, which date has passed
On Jan. 28, the WBASNY Board of Directors, consisting of representatives from every chapter, voted unanimously in favor of amending Article XXVII of the WBASNY By-Laws addressing indemnification. The full text of the bylaws changes can be seen on the WBASNY website at www.wbasny.org.
WBASNY bylaws changes must be approved by the membership of each WBASNY chapter. This change will be on the agenda at the WBASNY Annual Membership Meeting on May 8.
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