2012-2013 Illinois Bar Foundation Board of Directors

The Illinois Bar Foundation is managed by a 30-member Board of Directors. The Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association elects twelve members selected from Illinois’ five appellate districts for a term of two years. The president and three vice presidents of the Illinois State Bar Association serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation during their respective terms as such Officers of the ISBA. Also serving as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors are the president, three vice-presidents, and the immediate past president of the Illinois Bar Foundation. Two members of the Board of Governors of the ISBA are appointed at large by the president of the ISBA for one-year terms. The immediate past president of the Young Lawyers Division serves for a term of one year. The chair, vice-chair and secretary of The Fellows serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors during their respective terms as Fellows Officers. Three at large Directors are appointed by the president of the Illinois Bar Foundation and serve two-year terms.

Officers of the Board of Directors

Judge Debra B. Walker
President
Cook County Circuit Court Judge

James M. Lestikow
First Vice President
Hinshaw & Culberston

Shawn S. Kasserman
Second Vice President
Tomasik Kotin Kasserman

Elizabeth A. Kaveny
Third Vice President
Burke Wise Morrissey & Kaveny

Perry J. Browder
Secretary
Simmons Law Firm

Lisa M. Nyuli
Treasurer
Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli
Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C.

George F. Mahoney
Immediate Past President
Mahoney Silverman & Cross



Board Members

Joseph A. Bartholomew
Fifth District Director
Belleville, IL

David A. Berek
First District
Chicago, IL

Timothy L. Bertschy
Third District
Peoria, IL

Susan M. Brazas
Second District Director
Rockford, IL

Deane B. Brown
Fellows Secretary
Chicago, IL

Edward J. Burt
Fellows Chair
Oak Forest, IL

Sandra Crawford
IBF Presidential Appointment
Chicago, IL

Vincent F. Cornelius
ISBA 3rd Vice President
Wheaton, IL

Umberto S. Davi
ISBA 2nd Vice President
Western Springs, IL

Sharon L. Eiseman
First District Appointment
Chicago, IL

Keith E. Emmons
Fourth District
Champaign, IL

Karen Enright
ISBA Presidential Appointment
Chicago, IL

Richard D. Felice
ISBA President Elect
Wheaton, IL

Peter J. Flowers
Second District Director
St. Charles, IL

Paula H. Holderman
ISBA President
Chicago, IL

Martin H. Katz
Third District Director
Moline, IL

Timothy W. Kelly
Fellows Vice Chair
Bloomington, IL

Carla R. Michelotti
IBF Presidential Appointment
Chicago, IL

Chris Mullen
First District Director
Chicago, IL

Jeff Patton
First District Director
Chicago, IL

Donald R. Tracy
Fourth District Director
Springfield, IL

Staci M. Yandle
IBF Presidential Appointment
O'Fallon, IL

Meghan N. O'Brien
YLD Liaison
Chicago, IL

Staff

Dave M. Anderson
Executive Director
Chicago, IL

Melissa Burkholder
Grants and Development Officer
Chicago, IL

Kristen L. Christiansen
Development Assistant
Chicago, IL


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