Committee Officers and Procedure

Committee Officers

Appointment 

If these Amended Rules are approved and take effect prior to September 1, 2002, the then-current Chair, appointed by the MBA President, and the Vice-Chair, appointed by the BBA President, shall continue until August 31, 2002.  In the following year, the BBA President shall appoint a Chair and the MBA President shall appoint a Vice-Chair for respective one-year terms.  Selection and appointment of the Chair and Vice-Chair shall rotate annually thereafter.

 

If these Amended Rules are approved and take effect on or after September 1, 2002, the Chair shall be appointed by the BBA President, and the Vice-Chair shall be appointed by the MBA President and their terms shall continue until August 31, 2003.  In the following year, the MBA President shall appoint the Chair and the BBA President shall appoint the Vice-Chair for respective one-year terms.  Selection and appointment of the Chair and Vice-Chair shall rotate annually thereafter.

 

Duties 

The Chair shall appoint subcommittees as he or she shall deem appropriate, call meetings, coordinate all communication between the Committee and the Governor, coordinate all communication between the Committee and the Governor’s Council, maintain communication with the bar associations, and oversee all duties and functions of the Committee.

 

The Vice-Chair shall perform the above duties in the absence of, or by delegation from, the Chair.

 

Committee Procedure

Each year, the Committee Chair shall establish a direct liaison with the Governor in order to facilitate the review and evaluation process.  Each nomination or potential nomination shall be received with ample time to undergo proper consideration and review.  Following the investigation and evaluation set forth below, the Chair shall report the Committee’s evaluation to the Governor’s Office and/or the Governor’s Council in time to enable the Governor and/or the Governor’s Council to consider such evaluation prior to any final decision regarding nomination or appointment.

 

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