Elections/Appointments



Current Openings

At its December 2021 meeting, the Assembly will conduct elections for the following positions:

  • Lawyers Board of Professional Responsibility – 2 open positions 
    The terms of Landon Ascheman, Ramsey County and Kristi Paulson Mingus, Dakota County, expire January 31, 2022. Both are eligible to serve an additional term. 
  • State Board of Legal Certification – 1 open position  
    The term of Bruce Rivers, Hennepin County, expires on January 1, 2022. Mr. Rivers is eligible for another term. 
  • Client Security Board – 1 open position

Interested, qualified members are encouraged to apply or to encourage any eligible Association member who is interested to apply. Please submit a resume and Qualifications and Interest Statement to Ariana Guerra by October 15, 2021.



Elections/Appointments Committee

The Elections/Appointments Committee reviews Qualifications and Interest Statements submitted by members interested in serving on outside boards and related positions.  Through that review and short interviews, the Committee develops recommendations for the Assembly to fill positions on a variety of boards.



Positions filled through this process include:


  • MSBA Secretary (At-Large seat under Bylaw 9.2.3)
  • Three Assembly Representative on the Council (Bylaw 7.2)
  • MCLE Board
  • Minnesota State Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Boards:
    • Bar Admissions Advisory Council (3 seats)
    • Client Security Board (3 seats)
    • Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board (6 seats)
    • Legal Services Advisory Committee (4 seats)
    • Board of Continuing Legal Education (6 seats)
    • Board of Legal Certification (3 seats)
  • Legal Services Boards:
    • Anishinabe Legal Services
    • Central Minnesota Legal Services
    • Southern Minnesota Legal Services
  • MSBA Delegates to the ABA
 
Chair:  Britt Ackerman
Staff Liaison:  Erikka Ryan