Elections/Appointments



Current Openings

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

  • Client Security Board – 1 open position 

The term of Nathan Shepherd, Hennepin County, expires June 30, 2022. Mr. Shepherd is eligible to serve an additional term.

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

The terms of Ben Omorogbe, Ramsey County, and Evan Tsai, Ramsey County, expire June 30, 2022. Mr. Omorogbe and Mr. Tsai are eligible to serve an additional term. 

  • Central MN Legal Services Board - 1 open position

The term of Lyndsey Olson, Ramsey County, expires April 30, 2022. Ms. Olson is eligible 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, Ms. Krasnow, and Mr. Rubenstein are eligible to serve anther term. Mr. Costello has served three terms and is ineligible to serve an additional 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 Andrew Olson by February 28, 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
 
Chair:  Britt Ackerman
Staff Liaison:  Erikka Ryan