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1101 Market Street, 11th Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-238-6300 • Fax: 215-238-1267 • www.philadelphiabar.org

08/29/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Mark Tarasiewicz

Phone: 215-238-6346


“Nuts & Bolts” of Running for Bar Association Elected Positions Sept. 20

With the deadline for nominations for the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors Election approaching (Oct. 5), now is the time to come learn what it takes to run for a seat on the Board.

Spend an hour on Thursday, Sept. 20 hearing from current Board members, officers and the Association staff about the role of Board of Governors member in the Philadelphia Bar Association and about the election process. The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 10th floor Board at the Bar Association, 1101 Market St.

Offices for which candidates are being solicited are Vice Chancellor, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer (each office carries a one-year term); and five seats on the Board of Governors (each Board seat carries a three-year term).

Association members may become candidates for any of these offices by filing with the Secretary, on or before Oct. 5, 2012, nominations in writing which, for candidates of the Board, must be signed by at least 25 members who are entitled to vote; for candidates for Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, shall be signed by at least 35 members who are entitled to vote; and for candidates for Vice Chancellor, shall be signed by at least 100 members who are entitled to vote.

Please RSVP for this meeting to Susan Knight, CFO/Director of Administration, at sknight@philabar.org or call (215) 238-6325.

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