Committees

Audit Committee

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

Committee Members

Barbara A. Adams
IMLA President
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Lori Grigg Bluhm
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Troy, MI

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Treasurer
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

Amanda Karras
Executive Director / General Counsel
IMLA

Art Pertile
City Attorney
Stafford, TX

Drew Whalen
City Attorney
Griffin, GA

Awards Committee

Brad Cunningham, Chair
IMLA Director
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

Barbara A. Adams
IMLA President
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Beth Ann Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Bristow, Oklahoma

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Lori Grigg Bluhm
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Troy, MI

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
Bristow, Oklahoma

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Treasurer
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

Randall Van Vleck
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Kirtland, New Mexico

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
Hillsborough County Hospital Authority

Amanda Karras
Executive Director / General Counsel
IMLA

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

Mary Ellen Bench
IMLA Past President
Counsel
Dentons

Ben Griffith
Board Attorney
Oxford, MS

Eugene Hsue
Assistant City Solicitor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elsa Jaramillo-Velez
Assistant City Attorney
Hialeah, Florida

Maleshia B. McGinnis
City Attorney
North Richland Hills, Texas

Steve Meyers
Meyers Nave
Oakland, CA

Roger Nowadzky
City Attorney
St. Anthony, IA

Molly Shortall
Assistant City Attorney
Arlington, Texas

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

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

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
County Counsel
Washington County, Oregon

Diana Cortes
IMLA Director
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
City Attorney
Kirtland, New Mexico

Committee Members

Chris Balch
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Brookhaven, Georgia

Marianne Landers Banks
Springfield, MO

Christopher R. Behrens
City Attorney
Appleton, Wisconsin

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

Lori Grigg Bluhm
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Troy, MI

Scott Brandt-Erichsen
Partner
Keene & Currall, P.P.C.

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

Robin Cross
Partner
Messer Fort McDonald

Crista Cuccaro
Assistant City Attorney
Durham, North Carolina

Sharon Dickgrafe
Chief Deputy City Attorney
Wichita, KS

John Dorman
City Attorney
Stillwater, OK

Lisa Glover
Town Attorney
Cary, North Carolina

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

Molly Shortall
Assistant City Attorney
Arlington, TX

Eric Shytle
General Counsel
Municipal Association of South Carolina

Jennifer Smout
Solicitor II
London, Ontario, Canada

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

James McKechnie
Senior Assistant City Attorney
Wichita Falls, Texas

Sheri Russell
City Attorney
Lake Jackson, TX

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

Shauna Billingsley, Co-Chair
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Franklin, TN

Committee Members

Marianne Landers Banks
City Attorney
Big Spring, Texas

Alan Bojorquez
IMLA Director
Partner
Austin, TX

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Arturo Rodriguez
City Attorney
Alvord, TX

Bryan Scott
City Attorney
Las Vegas, Nevada

Jennie Granahan Tarr
IMLA Director
Hillsborough County Hospital Authority

Wendy Walberg
Solicitor
Toronto, Ontario

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
City Attorney
Topeka, Kansas

Bradley Cunningham
IMLA Director
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
Bristow, Oklahoma

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Deidra Norris Sullivan
Senior Assistant City Attorney
Houston, TX

Jennie Granahan Tarr
IMLA Director
Hillsborough County Hospital Authority

Program Planning Committee

S. Mujeeb Shah-Khan, Co-Chair
City Attorney
Monroe NC

Leah Simon, Co-Chair
General Counsel
Multi State Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool

Committee Members

Barbara A. Adams
IMLA President
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Debra Bechtel
County Attorney
Catawba County, NC

Maria Cisneros
City Attorney
Golden Valley, MN

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

Jessica O’Connor
City Manager
Griffin, GA

Mary O’Flynn
Senior Counsel
New York City, NY

Rusi Patel
General Counsel
Georgia Municipal Association

Arthur Pertile
Partner, Olson & Olson LLP
Houston, TX

Hilary Ruley
Chief Solicitor
Baltimore, MD

John Schochet
Deputy City Attorney
Seattle, WA

Todd Sheeran
City Attorney
Bluffdale, UT

Susan Trevarthen
Member, Chair of Public Land Use and Zoning Practice
Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman

Randy Van Vleck
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Kirtland, New Mexico

State League Department

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

Rusi Patel, Vice Chair
General Counsel
Georgia Municipal Association

Patricia Beety, Recorder
General Counsel
League of Minnesota Cities

Lorelei Lein, Board Liaison
IMLA Director
General Counsel
Alabama League of Municipalities

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