Committees

Audit Committee

Patrick Baker, Chair
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Charlotte, NC

Committee Members

Barbara Adams
IMLA President-Elect
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA President
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Douglas Haney
IMLA Director
Corporation Counsel
Carmel, IN

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Treasurer
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

Art Pertile
City Attorney
Stafford, TX

Chuck Thompson
IMLA Executive Director
Rockville, MD

Drew Whalen
City Attorney
Griffin, GA

Awards Committee

Brad Cunningham, Chair
Municipal Attorney
Lexington, SC

Committee Members

Mia Bautista
City Attorney
Moscow, ID

Peter Letzmann
Attorney at Law
Lowell, MI

Brian Loewen
Barrister & Solicitor
Leduc, Alberta, Canada

Stephen Nick
City Attorney
Eau Claire, WI

Kimberly M. Rehberg
City Attorney
Durham, NC

Budget and Finance Committee

Rose Humway-Warmuth, Chair
IMLA Treasurer
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

Committee Members

Patrick Baker
Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Charlotte, NC

Beth Ann Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA President
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Barbara Adams
IMLA President-Elect
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

By-Laws Committee

Nancy Thompson, Chair
IMLA Director
City Counselor
Columbia, MO

Committee Members

Shauna Billingsley
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Franklin, TN

Alan Bojorquez
IMLA Director
Managing Attorney
Bojorquez Law Firm PLLC

Beth Anne Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Treasurer
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

Randall Van Vleck
IMLA Director
General Counsel
New Mexico Municipal League

Compensation Committee

Wynetta Massey, Chair
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Committee Members

Lori Grigg Bluhm
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Troy, MI

Jennie Granahan Tarr
IMLA Director
Chief Assistant County Attorney
Hillsborough County, Florida

Chuck Thompson
IMLA Executive Director
Rockville, MD

Nancy Thompson
IMLA Director
City Counselor
Columbia, MO

Byron Werry
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Susana Alcala Wood
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Sacramento, CA

Executive and Policy Advisory Committee

Committee Members

Barbara Adams
IMLA Treasurer
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Marianne Landers Banks
Assistant City Attorney
Springfield, MO

Douglas Haney
IMLA Director
Corporation Counsel
Carmel, IN

International Steering Executive Committee

Tyler Wallach, Chair
Assistant City Attorney II
Ft. Worth, TX

Committee Members

Ben Griffith, Chair
Board Attorney
Oxford, MS

David Warner
Principal Counsel
Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission

Elsa Jaramillo-Velez
Assistant City Attorney
Hialeah, Florida

Eugene Hsue
Assistant City Solicitor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maleshia B. McGinnis
City Attorney
North Richland Hills, Texas

Mary Ellen Bench
IMLA Past President
Counsel
Dentons

Molly Shortall
Assistant City Attorney
Arlington, Texas

Roger Nowadzky
City Attorney
St. Anthony, IA

Steve Meyers
Meyers Nave
Oakland, CA

Steve Wolf
Municipal Attorney
Mt. Healthy, OH

Large Population Centers Steering Committee

Robert Hagemann, Chair
Charlotte, NC

Committee Members

Leanne Guzman
Senior Assistant City Attorney
Fort Worth, TX

Marc Hansen
County Attorney
Montgomery County, MD

Paul Kratz
City Attorney
Omaha, NE

G. Foster Mills
IMLA Past President
Managing Attorney
New York, NY

Legal Advocacy Committee

Chris Balch, Chair & Board Liaison
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Brookhaven, Georgia

Rusi Patel, Co-Chair
Associate General Counsel
Atlanta, GA

Committee Members

Tom Carr
City Attorney
Boulder, CO

Diana Cortes
City Solicitor
Philadelphia, PA

Bill Mann
Chief Deputy City Attorney
Little Rock, AR

Brig Smith
General Counsel
Middletown, CT

Paul Zarefsky
Deputy City Attorney
San Francisco, CA

Local Government Fellows Committee

Randy Van Vleck, Chair
IMLA Director
General Counsel
Santa Fe, NM

Committee Members

Marianne Landers Banks
Board Liaison to Committee
Springfield, MO

Mary Ellen Bench
IMLA Past President
City Solicitor
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Lori Grigg Bluhm
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Troy, MI

Steve Britzman
City Attorney
Brookings, SD

Monica Buck
Assistant City Attorney
Bellevue, WA

Thomas Carpenter
City Attorney
Little Rock, AR

Beth Ann Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

Sharon Dickgrafe
Chief Deputy City Attorney
Wichita, KS

John Dorman
City Attorney
Stillwater, OK

Douglas Hoffer
Assistant City Attorney
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Treasurer
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

William Kearns
Attorney at Law
Willingboro, NJ

Stephen Kemp
Assistant City Attorney
Avondale, AZ

James B. Lampke
Town Counsel
Hull, MA

William Mann
Senior Litigation Counsel
Arkansas Municipal League

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Sheri Russell
City Attorney
Lake Jackson, TX

Molly Shortall
Assistant City Attorney
Arlington, TX

Eric Shytle
General Counsel
Municipal Association of South Carolina

Jennifer Smout
Solicitor II
London, Ontario, Canada

Howard Swanson
City Attorney
Grand Forks, ND

Nancy Yendes
City Attorney
Blue Springs, MO

Alan Zimmet
Shareholder
Tampa, FL

Membership Committee

Arthur Gutekunst, Co-Chair
IMLA Director
Sr. Asst Corporation Counsel
White Plains, NY

Douglas Haney, Co-Chair
IMLA Director
Corporation Counsel
Carmel, IN

Caitlin Weston, Co-Chair
Assistant City Attorney
Richmond, VA

Committee Members

Marianne Landers Banks
City Attorney
Big Spring, Texas

Shauna Billingsley
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Franklin, TN

Terrence Boga
City Attorney
Westlake Village, California

Alan Bojorquez
IMLA Director
Partner
Austin, TX

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA President
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Wayne Esannason
Village Attorney
Scarsdale, NY

Jennie Granahan Tarr
IMLA Director
Chief Assistant County Attorney
Hillsborough County, FL

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Arturo Rodriguez
City Attorney
Alvord, TX

JoAngela Woods
General Counsel
Accelerate Indiana Municipalities

Nominating Committee

Art Pertile, III, Chair
Partner
Houston, TX
Olson & Olson, L.L.P.

Committee Members

Amanda Stanley
General Counsel
League of Kansas Municipalities

Bradley Cunningham
Municipal Attorney
Town of Lexington, SC

DeWitt F. McCarley
Village Attorney/Partner
Misenheimer, North Carolina

Sheryl King Benford
Chief Legal Officer
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Personnel Committee

Jeffrey Dana, Chair
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Committee Members

Lori Grigg Bluhm
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Troy, MI

Beth Anne Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Deidra Norris Sullivan
Senior Assistant City Attorney
Houston, TX

Jennie Granahan Tarr
IMLA Director
Chief Assistant County Attorney
Hillsborough County, FL

Program Planning Committee

Barbara Adams, Co-Chair & Board Liaison
IMLA President-Elect
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Jessica O’Connor, Co-Chair
Staff Attorney
Griffin, GA

Committee Members

Debra Bechtel
County Attorney
Catawba County, NC

Brad Cunningham
Municipal Attorney
Lexington, SC

John Gallagher
Executive Director
Louisiana City Attorneys Association

Torri Jacobus
Managing Assistant City Attorney
Albuquerque, NM

Jim Lampke
Town Counsel
Hull, MA

Lorelei Lein  
General Counsel
Alabama League of Municipalities

Patricia Link
Staff Attorney
Austin, TX

Duke McDonald
Assistant City Attorney
Springfield, MO

Karen McDonald
City Attorney
Fayetteville, NC

Rusi Patel
General Counsel
Georgia Municipal Association

Arthur Pertile
Partner, Olson & Olson LLP
Houston, TX

Hilary Ruley
Chief Solicitor
Baltimore, MD

S. Mujeeb Shah-Khan
City Attorney
Monroe, NC

John Schochet
Deputy City Attorney
Seattle, WA

Leah Simon
General Counsel
Austin, TX

Randy Van Vleck
IMLA Director
General Counsel
Santa Fe, NM

State League Department

Amanda Stanley, Chair
General Counsel
League of Kansas Municipalities

Lorelei Lein, Vice
General Counsel
Alabama League of Municipalities

Morgain M. Patterson, Recorder
Director of Municipal Law and Training
Kentucky League of Cities

Kelly Jean Long Pridgen, Board Liasion
IMLA Director
General Counsel
Association County Commissioners of Georgia

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