SCWLA 2018 Committee Sign-Ups
To What Region do you belong?
Grand Strand (Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg)
Low Country (Berkely, Charleston, Dorchester)
Midlands (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda)
Old English (York, Lancaster, and Chester)
Pee Dee (Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter)
Sea Islands (Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper)
Upstate (Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union
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Bylaws Committee – Julie Moose. This committee ensures that the SCWLA Bylaws reflect the current structure, standards of practice, and operations of the Association, and that the Bylaws are contemporary and relevant to members.
Membership Committee – Mary LaFave. This committee promotes the benefits of SCWLA membership to existing and potential members, encourages involvement and engagement among members, and serves as liaison to women's organizations at South Carolina's law schools.
Military Committee - Kathy Smith. The military committee has a two-fold mission: (1) to encourage and increase participation in SCWLA events by military attorneys and their attorney spouses, and (2) to increase SCWLA membership knowledge and understanding of military service and events taking place within our state.
Media/Communications Committee – Sima Patel. This committee facilitates communication with SCWLA members and ensures the consistency of SCWLA's message to members, media, and community. Committee members assist with drafting press releases, reporting on local events, taking pictures, and posting to social media websites.
Long Range Planning Committee – Amie Clifford. The purpose of this committee, chaired by the President-Elect is to help formulate a long-range strategic plan for SCWLA, monitor the strategic plan, and assist in the formulation of policy to guide the organization. The committee includes the executive committee, the membership committee chair, a past President of the organization and at-large members.
POWER(Positioning of Women for Empowerment & Recognition) Committee - Laura Paton & Allyce Bailey. This committee develops programming and information to encourage women to run for political office and seek judicial seats and monitors legislation having an impact on women in South Carolina, especially women lawyers. At least one member from each region is appointed to serve on this committee.
25th Anniversary Conference Planning Committee - Johanna Valenzuela & Stephanie Nye. This committee organizes the annual SCWLA conference, which provides quality continuing legal education programs to support the professional and personal development of our members. This committee also plans the annual SCWLA awards reception, traditionally held the evening preceding the annual conference. At this reception, SCWLA honors all award recipients as well as recipients of the SCWLA Foundation scholarships for law students.
Awards Committee – Molly Cherry. This committee, chaired by the Immediate Past President, is responsible for the selection of recipients of SCWLA’s three major awards. The committee solicits nominations for SCWLA's annual Jean Galloway Bissell Award as well as nominations for SCWLA's periodically awarded Jean Hoefer Toal Award, reviews nominations, and recommends award recipients to the Board for approval. This committee also solicits nominations for and ultimately selects the recipient of the Emerging Leader Award. The previous year’s recipient of the Emerging Leader Award participates on this committee to assist with selection of the next recipient. Past Presidents may be invited to participate on this committee to assist with selection of the Bissell honoree.
Regional Activity Committee – Ashley Cuttino. This committee offers ideas for organization and coordination to the regional representatives and chapters. The committee also develops programming in which members can participate at the regional level, including professional development events and community outreach events that enhance SCWLA's ties to the community at large. At least one member from each region is appointed to serve on this committee.
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