Elections

The OCBA Executive Council is Accepting Nominations for One (1) One-Year Vacancy for a Seat on the Executive Council

A vacancy on the OCBA Executive Council has been created due to the uncontested election of Executive Council Member Karen Persis to a one-year term as Secretary of the Orange County Bar Association for the 2019 to 2020 year.

The remaining term on Ms. Persis’s seat on the Executive Council is one (1) year.

“Regular” OCBA members (attorneys) who would like to be considered for the open seat shall submit a nominating petition no later than midnight, Monday, April 8, 2018, by email to Kim Homer, Executive Director, at khomer@ocbanet.org.

The vacancies will be filled at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Orange County Bar Association Executive Council to be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

The Executive Council requests that nominees submit a CV and statement of interest in addition to the submission of a nomination petition. Deadline for the CV and statement of interest: Midnight, Sunday, April 21. 

Please click here for a copy of the nominating petition.

UPDATE: The 2019-2020 OCBA Election Results are now available.

For a complete list of the election results please (click here).

 

OCBA Executive Council

(One-year term for each position: June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2020.)

  • Vice President/President-Elect 
  • Treasurer 
  • Secretary

(Three-year term for each position: June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2022.)

  • Three (3) Executive Council Seats 

Legal Aid Society of the OCBA

(Three-year term for each position:  June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2022.)

  • Two (2) Trustee Seats

 Young Lawyers Section of the OCBA

(Two-year term for each position: June 1, 2019, through May 31, 2021.)

  • Five (5) Board Member Seats 

Important Deadlines

  • Nomination Period: Has now closed.
  • Election Period: Monday, February 18, 2019, through Monday, March 11, 2019.
  • Election Results Available: Monday, March, 22, 2019.
  • Board Appointments / Officer Installations: May 2019

Nominating Guidelines and Important Election Information

  1. Completed nomination form(s) must be sent via email to Kim Homer, Executive Director, khomer@ocbanet.org.
  2. Each nomination form must be signed by no less than five (5) OCBA members in good standing.
  3. For YLS nominations, the forms must be signed by no less than five (5) OCBA members in good standing, who are also YLS members.
  4. Any nomination for the offices of Vice President/President-Elect, Treasurer, or Secretary of the OCBA Executive Council shall only be accepted if the nominee has already served on the OCBA Executive Council at least one (1) year.
  5. To make sure you receive your election ballot, log in to your member account on the OCBA website to check that your email address is correct, no later than December 31, 2018.
  6. If you need to update your email address and do not know your password, please contact Carolyn Cochrane, at carolync@ocbanet.org, or 407-422-4551, Ext. 245, for assistance.
  7. If we do not have an accurate email address on file, we will send you an election ballot by postal mail.