SBM seeks candidates for two agency vacancies


Michigan Bar Journal


The State Bar Board of Commissioners seeks names of persons interested in filling the following agency vacancies.

Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) Executive Committee: One vacan­cy for a four-year term beginning Oct. 1, 2022. The role of committee members is as­sisting with the development and approval of ICLE education policies; formulating and promulgating necessary rules and regula­tions for the administration and coordina­tion of ICLE’s work; reviewing and approv­ing the ICLE annual budget and activities contemplated to support the budget; and whenever possible, promoting ICLE’s activ­ities. The board meets three times a year, usually in February, June, and October.

Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS) Board of Trustees: Two vacancies for three-year terms beginning Oct. 1, 2022. MILS bylaws require that a majority of the board be American Indians. The board sets policy for a legal staff that provides special­ized Indian law services to Indian communi­ties statewide. The board hires an executive director. The board is responsible for op­erating the corporation in compliance with applicable law and grant requirements. Board members should have an under­standing and appreciation for the unique legal problems faced by American Indians. Board members are responsible for setting priorities for allocation of the program’s scarce resources. The board is accountable to its funding sources. The board meets on Saturdays, on a minimum quarterly basis, in Traverse City.

Deadline for responses is July 1.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Those applying for agen­cy appointments should submit a résumé and letter outlining the applicant’s background and nature of interest in the position.

Interested persons should submit materials via email to Marge Bossenbery at mbossenbery@michbar.org. Do not send via U.S. mail.