Committees

Audit Committee

Awards Committee

Budget and Finance Committee

By-Laws Committee

Compensation Committee

Executive and Policy Advisory Committee

International Steering Committee

Large Population Centers Steering Committee

Legal Advocacy Committee

Local Government Fellows Committee

Membership Committee

Nominating Committee

Personnel Committee

Program Planning Committee

Statle League Department

Vision 2020 Committee

 


Audit Committee

 Art Pertile, Chair    
 IMLA President    
 Partner, Olson & Olson LLP    
 Houston, TX    
     
Patrick Baker Mary Ellen Bench Wayne Esannason
IMLA Director IMLA Past President IMLA  Director
City Attorney City Solicitor Village Attorney
Durham, NC Mississauga, Ontario, Canada  Scarsdale, NY
     
Chuck Thompson  Drew Whalen  
IMLA Executive Director  IMLA Director  
Rockville, MD  City Attorney  
   Griffin, GA  

Awards Committee

Tyrone Cooper, Chair        
City Attorney        
Beaumont, TX        
         
Members:        
Brad Cunningham   Cindy Harmison    Peter Letzmann
Municipal Attorney   City Attorney    Attorney at Law
Lexington, SC   Lenexa, KS    Lowell, MI
         
Brian Loewen   Thomas McCormick   Stephen Nick
Barrister & Solicitor   City Attorneyv   City Attorney
Leduc, Alberta, Canada   Raleigh, NC   Eau Claire, WI
         

Budget and Finance Committee

Wayne Esannason, Chair    Drew Whalen, Chair    
IMLA Treasurer    IMLA Treasurer    
Village Attorney    City Attorney    
Scarsdale, NY    Griffin, GA    
         
Members:        
Patrick Baker   Mary Ellen Bench   Beth Ann Childs
IMLA Director   IMLA Past President   IMLA Director
City Attorney   City Solicitor   City Attorney
Durham, NC   Mississauga, Ontario, Canada   Broken Arrow, OK
         
Joy Hulton   Art Pertile    Drew Whalen
IMLA Director   IMLA President   IMLA Director 
Regional Solicitor   Partner, Olson & Olson LLP   City Attorney 
Regional Municipality of York   Houston, TX   Griffin, GA
         

By-Laws Committee

Nancy Thompson, Chair    Members:    Monica Allen
IMLA Director        IMLA Director
City Counselor        City Attorney
Columbia, MO        Jackson, MS
         
         
Gary Ebert   Douglas Haney   Roger Horner
IMLA Director   IMLA Director   IMLA Director
Director of Law   Corporation Counsel   City Attorney
Bay Village, OH   Carmel, IN   Brentwood, TN
         
Rose Humway-Warmuth   Nancy Thompson    JoAngela Woods
IMLA Director   IMLA Director    IMLA Director
City Solicitor   City Counselor    General Counsel
Wheeling, WV   Columbia, MO    Accelerate Indiana Municipalities

 


 Compensation Committee

 Drew Whalen, Chair    
 IMLA Past President    
 City Attorney    
 Griffin, GA  

 

     
Mary Ellen Bench Tyrone Cooper Art Pertile
IMLA President IMLA Director IMLA President
City Solicitor City Attorney Partner, Olson & Olson LLP
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Beaumont, TX Houston, TX
     
Chuck Thompson Nancy Thompson Sozi Tulante
IMLA Executive Director IMLA Director IMLA Director
Rockville, MD City Counselor City Solicitor
   Columbia, MO Philedelphia, PA

 


 Executive and Policy Advisory Committee

 Barbara Adams    Marianne Landers Banks
 Village Attorney    Assistant City Attorney
 Kenilworth, IL    Springfield, MO
     
Douglas Haney   Susan Segal
Corporation Counsel   City Attorney
Carmel, IN   Minneapolis, MN

 


International Steering Committee

Ben Griffith, Chair        
Board Attorney        
Oxford, MS        
         
Members:        
Robert Alfton   Peter Buchsbaum    
IMLA Past President   IMLA Member    
Attorney   Superior Court Judge (Ret.)    
Minneapolis, MN   Stockton, NJ    
         
Dwight Merriam   William Eaton   Adrian Herbst
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member

Partner

  Counsel   Attorney
Hartford, CT   Long Branch, NJ   Minneapolis, MN
         
Iris Jones   Patricia Lynch   Steve Meyers
IMLA Past President   IMLA Member   IMLA Member

Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer

  Judge   Meyers Nave
Harrisburg, PA   Reno, NV   Oakland, CA
         
Steven Moore   Roger Nowadzky    Samuel Pearson
IMLA Past President   IMLA Member    IMLA Member
City Attorney   City Attorney    Legal Counsel
Yuma, AZ   St. Anthony, IA    Paynesville, Liberia
         
Ed Sullivan   Steve Wolf   John Zimmermann
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Past President
Attorney (Retired)   Municipal Attorney   Attorney for Municipalities
Portland, OR   Mt. Healthy, OH   Park Ridge, IL

Large Population Centers Steering Committee

Robert Hagemann, Chair        

City Attorney

       
Charlotte, NC        
         
Members:        
Buck Delventhal   Marc Hansen   Paul Kratz
Deputy City Attorney   County Attorney   City Attorney
San Francisco, CA   Montgomery County, MD   Omaha, NE
         
G. Foster Mills        
IMLA President-Elect        
Managing Attorney        
New York, NY        

Legal Advocacy Committee

Rose Humway-Warmuth, Chair & Board Liaison        
IMLA Director        
City Solicitor        
Wheeling, WV        
         
Members:        
Melinda Barlow   Tom Carr   Buck Delvanthal
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member

Senior Counsel

  City Attorney   Deputy City Attorney
Kelly Hart Hallman LLP   Boulder, CO   San Francisco, CA
         
Bill Mann   Brig Smith   Sozi Tulante
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member
Chief Deputy City Attorney   General Counsel   City Solicitor
Little Rock, AR   Middletown, CT   Philadelphia, PA
         

Local Government Fellows Committee

Randy Van Vleck, Chair        Marianne Landers Banks
General Counsel        Board Liaison to Committee
Santa Fe, NM        Springfield, MO
         
Members:        
Mary Ellen Bench   Lori Grigg Bluhm    Steve Britzman
City Solicitor/IMLA President   City Attorney    City Attorney
Mississauga, ON Canada   Troy, MI    Brookings, SD
         
Monica Buck   Stephen J. Burg   Thomas Carpenter
Assistant City Attorney   Chief Assistant City Attorney   City Attorney
Bellevue, WA   Peoria, AR   Little Rock, AR
         
Johm Dorman   Julian Grant   Frank Gummey
City Attorney   Senior Assistant City Attorney   City Attorney
Stillwater, OK   Corpus Christi, TX   New Smyrna, FL
         
Rose Humway-Warmuth   William Kearns   James B. Lampke
City Solicitor   Attorney at Law   Town Counsel
Wheeling, WV   Willingboro, NJ   Hull, MA
         
Lori Riordan   Molly Shortall   Jennifer Smout
City Attorney   Assistant City Attorney   Solicitor II
Belleuve, WA   Arlington, TX   London, Ontario, Canada
         
Howard Swanson   Beth Ann Childs    Nancy Yendes
City Attorney   City Attorney    City Attorney
Grand Forks, ND   Broken Arrow, OK    Blue Springs, MO
         
Alan Zimmet        
Shareholder        
Tampa, FL        
         

Membership Committee

Arthur Gutekunst, Co-Chair   Douglas Haney, Co-Chair    
IMLA Member   IMLA Director    
Sr. Asst Corporation Counsel   Corporation Counsel    
White Plains, NY   Carmel, IN    
         
Members:        
Marianne Landers Banks   Alan Bojorquez    
IMLA Director   IMLA Member    
Asst City Attorney   Partner    
Springfield, MO   Austin, TX    
         
Tyrone Cooper   Jeffrey Dana   Wayne Esannason
IMLA Director   IMLA Director   IMLA Director
City Attorney   City Solicitor   Village Attorney
Beaumont, TX   Providence, RI   Scarsdale, NY
         
Tom Grundhoefer   Wynetta Massey  

 Susan Moore

IMLA Member   IMLA Member    IMLA Member
General Counsel   City Attorney    General Counsel
St. Paul, MN   Colorado Springs, CO    Atlanta, GA
         
Arturo Rodriguez    Jennie Granahan Tarr    
IMLA Member    IMLA Member    
City Attorney    Chief Assistant County Attorney    
Alvord, TX    Hillsborough County, FL    

Nominating Committee

CHAIR: Randall Van Vleck
General Counsel
New Mexico Municipal League
PO Box 846
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505) 982-5573
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Robert S. Croom
Deputy General Counsel
South Carolina Association of Counties
PO Box 8207
1919 Thurmond Mall
Columbia, SC 29202-8207
Phone: (803) 252-7255
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Alan Bojorquez, Esq.
Partner
Bojorquez Law Firm PLLC
12325 Hymeadow Drive
Suite 2-100
Austin, TX 78750
Phone: (512) 250-0411
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 Kimberly S. Hibbard, Esq.
General Counsel
North Carolina League of Municipalities
308 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 715-3936
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Byron Werry
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
City Hall
P.O. Box 1790
Regina, SK S4P 3C8
Canada
Phone: (306) 777-7989
Fax: (306) 777-6818
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Personnel Committee

Tyrone Cooper, Chair      
IMLA Director        
City Attorney        
Beaumont, TX        
         
Members:        
Mary Ellen Bench   Wayne Esannason    
IMLA Past President   IMLA Director    
City Solicitor   Village Attorney    
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Scarsdale, NY    
         
Wynetta Massey   Jennie Granahan Tarr    
IMLA Director   IMLA Director    
City Attorney   Chief Assistant County Attorney    
Colorado Springs, CO   Hillsborough, FL    
         

Program Planning Committee

Mark Hayes, Co-Chair    Barbara Adams, Co-Chair & Board Liaison    Members:
IMLA Member    IMLA Director    Laurie Cohen
Director of Legal Services    Village Attorney    IMLA Member
 Arkansas Municipal League   Kenilworth, IL    Village Attorney
         Wellington, FL
         
Members:        
         
Robert Croom  

John Gallagher

   Leah Hayes
IMLA Member   IMLA Member    IMLA Member
Deputy General Counsel   Executive Director    Attorney
South Carolina Association of Counties   Louisiana City Attorneys Association    Houstion, TX
         
Ralph Hildebrand   Timothy Hollister   Jim Lampke
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member
Corporate Counsel- Metro Vancouver Legal Dept.   Town Attorney   Town Counsel
Burnaby, BS, Canada   Colchester, CT   Hull, MA
         
Patricia Link   Duke McDonald  

Karen McDonald

IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member
Staff Attorney   Assistant City Attorney   City Attorney
Austin, TX   Springfield, MO   Fayetteville, NC
         
Rusi Patel   Deidra Penny   Arthur Pertile
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA President
Associate General Counsel   First Assistant City Attorney   Attorney
 Atlanta, GA   Houston, TX   Houston, TX
         
Hilary Ruley    S. Mujeeb Shah-Khan    Ken Smith
IMLA Member    IMLA Member    IMLA Member
Chief Solicitor    City Attorney    Executive Director
Baltimore, MD    Monroe, NC    Alabama League of Municipalities
         
 Randall Van Vleck        
 IMLA Member        
General Counsel        
New Mexico Municipal League        
         
         
         
         
         
         
Ex-Officio Members:        
Teresita Ponticello   Bryan Scott    
IMLA Member   IMLA Member    
Assistant City Attorney   Assistant City Attorney    
Las Vegas, NV   Las Vegas, NV    
         

State League Department

     
     
     
     

Vision 2020 Committee

Patrick Baker, Chair   Arthur Gutekunst, Co-Chair    Mary Ellen Bench, IMLA President
City Attorney   Sr. Asst Corporation Counsel    City Solicitor
Durham, NC   White Plains, NY    Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
         
Members:        
Barbara Adams   Debra Bechtel   Laurie Cohen
IMLA Director   IMLA Member   IMLA Member
Village Attorney   County Attorney   Village Attorney
Kenilworth, IL   Newton, NC   Wellington, FL
         
Elias George   Douglas Haney   Silvia Kinch
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member
Depuy City Attorney   Corporation Counsel   Chief
Las Vegas, NV   Carmel, IN   Montgomery County, MD
         
James Lampke   Andrew Mai   Jody Malmstrom
IMLA Member   IMLA Member   IMLA Member
Town Counsel   County Attorney   Associate County Attorney
Hill, MA   Osceola County, FL   Montgomery County, MD
         
Sean McLaughlin    Heather Price    
IMLA Member    IMLA Member    
Assistant City Attorney    County Attorney    
Lenexa, KS    Caroline County, MD    
         

 

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