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2014-2015 Committee List

Executive Committee

    Jurisdiction: Shall review, monitor, and make recommendations regarding current programs and committee work for consistency with current strategic planning goals, and plan for the development of future strategic planning goals; review budget for consistency with the State Bar of Michigan strategic plan; and review and formulate recommendations to the Board of Commissioners with respect to all matters pertaining to structure and governance, and proposed changes to court rules. Committee oversight: Law School Deans; Past Presidents Advisory Council

    Chair: Thomas C. Rombach

    Members:

    1. Dennis M. Barnes
    2. Robert J. Buchanan
    3. Lori A. Buiteweg
    4. Jennifer M. Grieco
    5. Lawrence P. Nolan
    6. Daniel D. Quick
    7. Hon. Michael J. Riordan
    8. Donald G. Rockwell
    9. Vanessa Peterson Williams

    Staff liaison: Janet Welch

Audit Committee

    Jurisdiction: Shall recommend independent auditors, approve the annual audited financial report, and meet with the auditors to discuss audit findings.

    Chair: Jennifer M. Grieco

    Members:

    1. Timothy J. Burns
    2. Robert C. Gardella
    3. Roshunda L. Price
    4. Victoria A. Radke

    Staff liaison: James C. Horsch

Finance Committee

    Jurisdiction: Shall oversee fiscal policy, ensure internal accounting controls, monitor expenses and revenues, monitor the annual outside audit for presentation to the Board of Commissioners, monitor cash reserves and investments, and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on finance, budget, investments, and risk management, and insurance policies.

    Chair: Jennifer M. Grieco

    Members:

    1. Robert J. Buchanan
    2. Edward L. Haroutunian
    3. Fred K. Herrmann
    4. Mark W. Jane
    5. Maureen M. McGinnis
    6. *Roshunda L. Price
    7. Hon. Michael J. Riordan
    8. Gregory L. Ulrich

    * Non-Board Member

    Staff liaison: James Horsch

Professional Standards Committee

    Jurisdiction: Shall review and formulate recommendations to the Board of Commissioners regarding character and fitness, the client protection fund, ethics, and the unauthorized practice of law, including multidisciplinary and multi-jurisdictional practice; develop nominations to committees, and recruitment of candidates for Board of Commissioner and Representative Assembly positions. Committee oversight: Character and Fitness; Client Protection Fund; Judicial Ethics; Judicial Qualifications; Lawyers and Judges Assistance; Professional Ethics; Unauthorized Practice of Law

    Chair: Donald G. Rockwell

    Members:

    1. Dennis M. Barnes
    2. Danielle M. Brown
    3. James W. Heath
    4. C. Thomas Ludden
    5. E. Thomas McCarthy Jr.
    6. Richard J. Siriani
    7. Vanessa Peterson Williams

    Staff liaison: Danon Goodrum-Garland

Programs and Services Committee

Public Policy, Image, and Identity Committee

     

 

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