The State Bar Board of Commissioners is seeking names of people interested in filling the following agency vacancies:
Institute of Continuing Legal Education—One vacancy for a four-year term beginning October 1, 2005 . The role of committee members is to assist with the development and approval of institute education policies; formulate and promulgate necessary rules and regulations for the administration and coordination of the institute’s work; review and approve the institute’s annual budget and the activities contemplated in support of the budget; and generally and whenever possible, promote the activities of the institute. The board meets three times a year, usually in February, June, and October.
Michigan Indian Legal Services Board of Trustees—Two vacancies for three-year terms beginning October 1, 2005. Applicants must be American Indians. The board sets policy for a four-person (three-attorney) staff that provides services statewide. The board hires an executive director. The board is responsible for operating the corporation in compliance with applicable law. Board members should have an understanding of and appreciation for the unique legal problems faced by American Indians. Board members are responsible for setting priorities to allocate the scarce resources of the program. The board is accountable to its funding sources. The board meets on Saturdays, on a minimum quarterly basis, in Traverse City.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Applicants should submit a resume and letter outlining their background and nature of interest in the position. Board appointments will be published in the Michigan Bar Journal.
Interested persons should write:
Lambro Niforos, Chairperson, Nominating Committee
c/o State Bar of Michigan
306 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933