Committees

The Branch’s committees provide opportunities for members to participate in setting policy and strategy, incubate and launch program ideas, and network with members from around the Branch. Contact our committee chairs to get involved.

Program Committee

This committee is tasked with developing, evaluating, and managing Branch programs, as well developing and periodically revising program strategy designed to increase the value of Chartered Institute and NAB membership.

Contact Katherine Smith Dedrick, Vice Chair for Programs

Training Committee

This committee is tasked with organizing Associate, Member, and Fellowship training and qualification programs, as well as development of bespoke training programs designed for law firms, corporate legal departments, and particular industry sectors.

Contact Jim Reiman, Vice Chair for Training

Membership Committee

This committee is tasked with developing networking opportunities and supporting programs in our Chapters, enhancing member benefits, managing the Branch’s student membership program, fostering collaboration among Chapters, and conducting outreach to insure that the Branch is as inclusive as possible in all respects.

Contact Denise Peterson, Vice Chair for Membership

Communication Committee

This committee is tasked with developing and managing a comprehensive communications strategy for NAB, establishing and managing a more vibrant and useful digital presence, developing thought leadership initiatives, and evaluating external sponsorship requests and collaboration opportunities.

Contact Sandra A. Jeskie, Vice Chair for Communication

Budget and Finance Committee

This committee is tasked with developing and managing a rolling three-year budget in support of NAB’s strategic plan, assisting the Treasurer in managing the financial affairs of the Branch, submitting grant proposals, and considering additional sources of funding for Branch activities.

Contact Peter Rosen, Treasurer