Introduction Assembly Council Officers Positions & Policies

Elections/Appointments Committee

Seeking Candidates


Nomination of Candidate for MSBA Secretary

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the MSBA Bylaws, §9.3, the Elections/Appointments Committee of the Assembly will nominate a candidate for MSBA Secretary on Monday, June 2, 2014.  As required by Bylaw 9.3.4, the Committee “shall consider the need to provide for gender, racial, and other forms of diversity in the leadership of the MSBA when electing the officer at-large.” 

Details on the responsibilities of the officers of the MSBA can be found in Article 9 of the MSBA Bylaws. Contact Joni Fenner of the MSBA staff with any questions.

Minnesota State Bar Foundation

The Assembly, sitting as the members of the Minnesota State Bar Foundation, will elect directors of the Foundation.  The three-year terms of the following directors expire on June 30, 2014: Lyn Barbe, Bruce Candlin, Richard Hendrickson, Jeri Lynn Reinhardt, and Laura Sahr Schmit. Ms. Barbe and Mr. Hendrickson are not eligible to serve additional terms.  Mr. Candlin, Ms. Reinhardt, and Ms. Sahr Schmit are eligible and interested in serving an additional term.

Mission:  The Minnesota State Bar Foundation mobilizes legal community philanthropy to achieve access to justice for all Minnesotans.

Skills/Qualities Sought:  Prior board experience would be helpful but is not essential.  Your fundraising skills and investment strategy knowledge are needed to maintain the great strides we’ve made over the past few years.  Tasks include grant review and approval, legacy giving, individual donor strategies, special events; and financial management.  Beyond these specific skill sets, the Foundation seeks diverse and active board members.

Qualifications and Interest Forms are available here.

All applications for these positions should be submitted to the Chair of the Committee in care of Joni Fenner, Assistant to the Executive Director, Minnesota State Bar Association, 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN  55402; email
Deadline for submission is Friday, May 16, 2014.