THE UNCONTESTED REGULAR
STATE DELEGATE ELECTION
On December 15, 2009, the Board of
Elections certified the results of the 2010
Delegate election. For a complete list of
State Delegates (2010-2013) visit
2010 STATE DELEGATE
The following persons accredited to
the states of Alaska and Hawaii have
filed petitions making nominations for
the office of State Delegate. The term is
for three years commencing at the ad-
journment of the 2010 Annual Meeting.
The name of each contested nominee
and the names of 25 signers of his/her pe-
tition are published below in accordance
with § 6. 3(b) of the Constitution of the
American Bar Association.
LYNN M. ALLINGHAM of Anchorage,
AK. Nominated by: Krista Stearns,
Maude Blair, George M. Cruickshank III,
Richard L. Crabtree, Stephen E. Greer,
Marcia Davis, Juliana Cobb, Matt Sihge,
Howard S. Trickey, Randy Simpson,
Kenneth Eggers, Parry E. Grover, Kim
Dunn, Barbara A. Jones, Richard
Rosston, Barbara Simpson Kraft, Joan
Travostino, David W. Oesting, Michael
Scott Broadwell, Joseph L. Reece, David
Freeman, Robert L. Manley, Kimberly A.
Colbo, Frederick J. Odson and James M.
MARYANN E. FOLEY of Anchorage,
AK. Nominated by: Gayle J. Brown,
Rhonda F. Butterfield, Marc June, Keith
E. Brown, Sanford M. Gibbs, Robert C.
Erwin, Allen M. Bailey, Marla N.
Greenstein, Marilyn May, David
Mannheimer, Lori A. Colbert, Deidre S.
Ganopole, Lynda A. Limon, Jonathan A.
Katcher, Jeannie Sato, Jennifer A.
Wagner, Kenneth W. Legacki, Thom F.
Janidlo, Dorothea G. Aguero, Mary-Ellen
Meddleton, Krista Stearns, Ralph
Duerre, Scott Bloom, Philip N. Nash and
Elizabeth H. Leduc
JEFFREY S. PORTNOY of Honolulu,
HI. Nominated by: Nathan T. Okubo,
Martin E. Hsia, Marion Reyes-Burke,
Catherine Fujisaki, Milton M. Yasunaga,
Christopher Harrison, Taya Naruse,
Caryn H. Okinaga, Grace Kido, Megan S.
Johnson, Patricia McHenry, Marc
Rousseau, Richard R. Clifton, Bernice
Littman, Mark A. Hazlett, Larry T.
Takumi, Ernest Nomura, Oriana F.
Heck, Teri-Ann E. Nagata, Peter W.
Olson, David Schulmeister, Paul M.
Saito, Rhonda K. Griswold, Kelly
LaPorte and William Keoni Shultz.
MARGARET KURODA MASUNAGA
of Kealakekua, HI. Nominated by:
Colleen Hanabusa, Darolyn H. Lendio,
Rai Saint Chu, Richard Turbin, Jay T.
Kimura, Darl C. Gleed, Robert J.
Crudele, Dean E. Ochiai, Richard J.
Kowen, Susan M. Kim, Victoria L.
Kalman, David B. Kaapu, Carol M. Jung,
Jason R. Kwiat, Julie Kai Barreto, Jill
Hasegawa, Peter Kashiwa, John R. Lacy,
Alan S. Fujimoto, Claire Goldberg, Scott
G. Morita, Janet Hunt, Charles H. Hite,
Leslie A. Hayashi and Joy Miyasaki.
ON THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE
The ABA President will appoint
one minority member-at-large and one
woman member-at-large to the Nom-
inating Committee for the term 2010-
2013. Nominations for these
appointments are submitted to the
President by the Commission on Racial
and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
and the Commission on Women in the
Profession. For information, interested
persons should contact the Commissions
directly: Racial and Ethnic Diversity
(312) 988-5638 or Women in the
Profession (312) 988-5497.
NOTICE BY THE BOARD
Pursuant to § 6. 3(e) of the ABA’s
Constitution, the state of Ohio will elect
a State Delegate to fill a vacancy due
to the resignation of Kathleen B. Burke.
The term commences immediately
upon certification by the Board of
Elections and expires at the conclusion
of the 2012 Annual Meeting. For rules
and procedures on filing petitions,
THE CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
The Constitution and Bylaws of the
American Bar Association may be
amended only at the ABA Annual
Meeting upon action of the House of
Delegates. The next Annual Meeting of
the House of Delegates will be August
9-10 in San Francisco, California.
Proposals to amend either the
Constitution or Bylaws may be submitted by any ABA member. It is preferable
that proposals be submitted in the form
of a memorandum that details the purpose and effect of the proposal.
In order to be considered at the 2010
Annual Meeting, a proposed amendment must be received by the Division
for Policy Administration at the American Bar Center on or before Friday,
March 12, 2010. This deadline is essential in order to allow time for proposed
amendments to be considered by the
Standing Committee on Constitution
Exact language will be drafted by the
Standing Committee on Constitution
and Bylaws and submitted to the sponsors for approval. This procedure will
ensure that all amendments that are
approved conform to style required
by the rules.
Articles 12 and 13 of the Constitution
require that notice of proposed amendments must be given to all ABA members at least 30 days in advance of the
meeting at which the amendments are
to be considered. Therefore, proposed
amendments will be published in the
July 2010 issue of the ABA Journal.
The proponent or his or her designee
must be in attendance to present the
amendment for debate by the House
of Delegates at the meeting at which
the proposal will be considered.
Copies of Article 12, concerning
amendment of the Bylaws, and Article
13, concerning amendment of the
Constitution, will be provided to any
member upon request to the Division
for Policy Administration at the
American Bar Center, 321 N. Clark
Street, 21st Floor, Chicago, Illinois
Hon. Bernice B. Donald
CLE PROGRAMS IN MARCH
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