FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT BAR, DURHAM COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, & DURHAM BAR FOUNDATION OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS 2013 – 2014
James Houston Barnes III
Frederick S. Battaglia, Jr.
Carol W. Hammett
Kelly J. Mackay
Sherri Zann Rosenthal
Immediate Past President
Non-Board Member/Executive Director (all dues/membership questions)
Bonnie B. Biggs
All committee appointments are made by the Bar President, at the beginning of his term or during his term. Committee members are all encouraged to pay their mandatory bar dues prior to the deadline, and are also encouraged to join the voluntary bar in Durham, the DCBA, for the year in which they serve.
Members who wish to serve should send their contact information and specific request, if any, to the Executive Director at email@example.com.
Presidential Appointments (one each):
Justice Center Design Committee
Courthouse Security Task Force
Courthouse Continuity of Operations Committee
Scholarship Committee 5-6 members
Most Active: March and April
Estimated time commitment: 2-3 meetings
Requirement: Members cannot be related to candidates for scholarships.
Description: Evaluates and selects scholarship award recipients based on criteria provided by the Scholarship chair, and as dictated by the Foundation bylaws and application packet.
Fourteenth/DCBA Officer Nominating Committee 9 members
Most Active: late Spring
Requirement: Members must be in the Fourteenth judicial district, and cannot be current candidates for Board or Officer positions.
Description: Selects /slates candidates for DCBA/Fourteenth leadership positions.
Awards/Recognition Committee 4 - 5 members
Most Active: early Spring
Estimated time commitment: 1-2 meetings
Requirement: Members should be members of both the Fourteenth and the DCBA, and cannot be candidates for awards for which nominations are made.
Description: Committee selects local nominees for statewide awards and completes these nominations on behalf of the DCBA and Fourteenth. Also consults to President regarding local awards and recognition. Committee also completes press releases and generates news articles about local attorneys who are contributing to the community.
Grievance Committee 7-9 members
Most Active: When called upon by way of information received from NCSB
Estimated time commitment: Unknown
Requirement: Meetings as called by Chair, who would receive requests for action from NCSB. Members must be in the Fourteenth judicial district.
Description: All grievances start at the NCSB and can in some cases be referred back to the local bar’s Grievance Committee for action. The Grievance committee would hear grievances about members of the Fourteenth Judicial District Bar, as received from the NCSB.
Public Service Committee limited spaces open
See PSC page, to left.