Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets on the Saturday before the Mid-Year Seminar in the spring and before the Annual Conference in the fall. The Board retains and oversees the work of the Executive Director and General Counsel, who is responsible for the administration of the organization.

 To find out more about the IMLA organizational structure, please see our Official Bylaws.

Board of Directors 2016 - 2017

Officers


President
Mary Ellen Bench
City Solicitor
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
3rd Floor
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1 Canada
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5393
Fax: 905-896-5106
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President-Elect
Art Pertile
City Attorney
Stafford, Texas
Wortham Tower
2727 Allen Parkway, Ste 600
Houston, Texas 77019
Phone: 713-533-3800
Fax: 713-533-3888
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Term expires 2017
 
Immediate Past President
Herbert W.A. Thiele
County Attorney
Leon County, Florida
Room 202
301 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-606-2500
Fax: 850-606-2501
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Treasurer
Andrew J. Whalen, III
City Attorney
Griffin, Georgia - Whalen & Westbury
P.O. Box 133
Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: 770-227-9456
Fax: 770-228-9873
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General Counsel and Executive Director
Charles W. Thompson, Jr.
IMLA
51 Monroe Street
Suite 404
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 202-466-5424 x7110 or 202-742-1016
Fax: 202-785-0152
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Board of Directors

Monica Allen
City Attorney
Jackson, Mississippi
P.O. Box 2779
455 East Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39207-2779
Phone: 601-960-1799
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Term expires 2017
 

Patrick Baker
City Attorney
Durham, NC
101 City Hall
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-4158
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Term expires 2019

Tyrone E. Cooper
City Attorney
City of Beaumont, Texas
801 Main Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: 409-880-3715
Fax: 409-880-3121
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Term expires 2019

Robert Croom
Deputy General Counsel
South Carolina Association of Counties
PO Box 8207
1919 Thurmond Mall
Columbia, SC 29202-8207
Phone: (803) 609-5963
Fax: (803) 252-0379
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Term expires 2017

Jeffrey Dana
City Solicitor
Providence, Rhode Island
Department of Law, City Hall
444 Westminster Street
Ste 220
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 680-5333
Fax: (401) 351-7596
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Term expires 2019

Gary Ebert
Director of Law
Bay Village, Ohio
City Hall
350 Dover Center Road
Bay Village, OH 44140
Phone: (440) 899-3427
Fax: (440) 871-5751
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Term expires 2017

Wayne Esannason
Village Attorney
Scarsdale, New York
Scarsdale Village Hall
1001 Post Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: (914) 722-1118
Fax: (914) 722-1119
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Term expires 2017

Lori Grigg Bluhm
City Attorney
Troy, Michigan
500 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: (248) 524-3323
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Term expires 2019

Arthur Gutekunst
Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel
White Plains, New York
Suite 204, City Hall
255 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 422-1240
Fax: (914) 422-1231
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Term expires 2019

Cathy Hampton
City Attorney
Atlanta, Georgia
Legal Department
68 Mitchell Street, S.W.
Suite 4100 City Hall Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303-3520
Phone: (404) 546-4111
Fax: (404) 546-9534
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Term expires 2018

Mark Hayes
Director of Legal Services
Arkansas Municipal League
P.O. Box 38, 2nd and Willow
North Little Rock, AR, 72115
Phone: (501) 978-6102
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Term expires 2017

Roger Horner
City Attorney
Brentwood, Tennessee
P.O. Box 788
5211 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN 37024-0788
Phone: 615-371-0060
Fax: 615-371-4767
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Term expires 2018

Joy Hulton
Regional Solicitor
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Regional Municipality of York 4th Floor, Box 147
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, ON L3Y 621
Phone: (905) 895-1231
Fax: (905) 895-3768
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Term expires 2019

Rose Humway-Warmuth
City Solicitor
Wheeling, West Virginia
1500 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: 304-234-3636
Fax: 304-234-3605
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Term expires 2018

Gregory Priamos
County Counsel
Riverside County, California
3960 Orange Street
STE 500
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 955-6300
Fax: (951) 955-6883
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Term expires 2019

 

Nancy Thompson
City Counselor
Columbia, Missouri
P.O. Box 6015
Columbia, MO 65205-6015
Phone: (573) 874-7223
Fax: (573) 874-7539
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Term expires 2019

Sozi Tulante
City Solicitor
Philadelphia, PA
17th Floor
1515 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1595
Phone: (215) 683-5003
Fax: (215) 683-5068
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Term expires 2018