Elections/Appointments



Current Openings

At its June 2022 meeting, the Assembly will conduct elections for the following positions:

  • MSBA Secretary – 1 open At-Large Position 
  • MSBA Assembly Representatives to the Council  – 3 open positions 

The terms of Camille Bryant, Hennepin County; Leanne Fuith, Dakota County; and Sarah Soucie Eyberg, Anoka County; expire on June 30, 2022. Ms. Bryant, Ms. Fuith, and Ms. Soucie Eyberg have served one term and are eligible to serve two additional terms.

  • MSBA Delegates to the ABA – 4 open positions 

The terms of Daniel Cragg, Hennepin County; Eric Larson, Ramsey County; Cara Lee Neville, Hennepin County; and Robin Wolpert, Hennepin County, expire on August 30, 2022. Mr. Cragg and Mr. Larson are eligible to serve an additional term, and The Hon. Cara Lee Neville and Ms. Wolpert are eligible to serve two additional terms.

  • MN Continuing Legal Education Board of Directors – 2 open positions 

The terms of Eric Cooperstein, Hennepin County, and Jacqueline Dorsey, Rice County, expire June 30, 2022. Mr. Cooperstein and Ms. Dorsey have served two terms and are ineligible to serve another term.

  • MN State Bar Foundation Board of Directors  – 4 open positions 

The terms of Patrick Costello, Jackson County; Sam Edmunds, Dakota County; Melissa Krasnow, Hennepin County; and James Rubenstein, Hennepin County, expire June 30, 2022. Mr. Edmunds and Ms. Krasnow have served one term and are eligible to serve two additional terms. Mr. Rubenstein has served two terms and is eligible to serve an additional term. Mr. Costello has served three terms and is ineligible to serve an additional term. 

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 Andrew Olson by May 20, 2022.



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
 

Andrew Olson

Executive Assistant
aolson@mnbars.org
612-278-6313