Leadership Opportunities

Information on leadership opportunities within the association will be shared on this page, in the Hennepin Lawyer magazine, and in the HCBA weekly e-newsletter or emails sent from committee/section leadership.

Additional ways to get more involved with the HCBA are listed here.


  HCBA Notice of Election

HCBA Notice of Election

To: Members of the HCBA
From: Landon Ascheman, Secretary


Completed applications, including a resume, should be submitted to:

HCBA Nominating Committee
Attention: Ariana Guerra
Hennepin County Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Or email: aguerra@mnbars.org

Applications are due by Friday, April 3, 2020.
Applicant interviews will be scheduled in late April.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee shall nominate at least one nominee per officer or other election. No applicant shall communicate with the committee or any member of the committee about a matter relating to the committee's HCBA Notice of Election business, except through the chief executive officer. HCBA bylaws are available here.

The Nominating Committee is chaired by Jeff Baill, President of the HCBA. Other committee members are: Nicholas Ryan, Kendra Brodin, Traci Bransford, Dan Gilchrist, Esther Agbaje, Aaron Frederickson, Esteban Rivera, Brandon Vaughn, Landon Ascheman, Hon. Ann O'Reilly, and Norm Pentelovtich.

Additional Opportunities

Besides the HCBA's formal elections, additional opportunities for service through committees and sections during the 2020-21 bar year are available by presidential appointment or section elections. If you would like to be considered for a leadership position, contact President-Elect Esteban Rivera at rivera.esteban@gmail.com or HCBA CEO Cheryl Dalby at cdalby@mnbars.org.

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  HCBF Notice of Election

HCBF Notice of Election

The Hennepin County Bar Foundation (HCBF) is seeking applications for open seats on its Board of Directors and for the position of treasurer.

The mission of the HCBF is to "promote equal access to justice for the people of Hennepin County." The HCBF fulfills this mission through supporting partner organizations and awarding grants to organizations that provide legal services to individuals of limited resources, educate the public about the legal system, and contribute to the improvement of the legal system and administration of justice.

The HCBF Nominating Committee looks for board members from the local legal community who are enthusiastic about increasing access to justice initiatives through the foundation's fundraising, grantmaking, and community engagement.


To be eligible to serve on the HCBF Board of Directors, individuals must be members in good standing of the Hennepin County Bar Association. Members of the HCBF board are elected to three-year terms and are eligible to serve two consecutive terms.

The position of treasurer of the HCBF, while a one-year term that is not technically "tracked", tends to be held by an individual who is interested in moving up to the leadership positions of secretary, vice president, and president.

Completed applications, including a resume, should be submitted by email to Amanda Idinge at aidinge@mnbars.org.

Applications are available HERE or by calling 612-752-6614.


The HCBF Nominating Committee reports its nominations for each position to the HCBF board. Class A members (HCBA officers) appoint board members, while the full board elects officers at their annual meeting.

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