Committees

Audit Committee

Art Pertile, Chair
Partner, Olson & Olson LLP
Houston, TX

Committee Members

Chuck Thompson
IMLA Executive Director
Rockville, MD

Drew Whalen
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Griffin, GA

Patrick Baker
IMLA President
City Attorney
Charlotte, NC

Barbara Adams
IMLA Treasurer
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Douglas Haney
IMLA Director
Corporation Counsel
Carmel, IN

Awards Committee

Tyrone Cooper, Chair
IMLA President-Elect
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Committee Members

Mia Bautista
City Attorney
Moscow, ID

Brad Cunningham
Municipal Attorney
Lexington, SC

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

Barbara Adams, Chair
IMLA Treasurer
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Committee Members

Drew Whalen
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Griffin, GA

Patrick Baker
IMLA President
City Attorney
Charlotte, NC

Art Pertile
Partner, Olson & Olson LLP
Houston, TX

Beth Ann Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

Joy Hulton
IMLA Director
Regional Solicitor
Regional Municipality of York

By-Laws Committee

Nancy Thompson, Chair
IMLA Director
City Counselor
Columbia, MO

Committee Members

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA President-Elect
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Beth Anne Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Gary Ebert
Director of Law
Bay Village, OH

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

JoAngela Woods
General Counsel
Accelerate Indiana Municipalities

Compensation Committee

Drew Whalen, Chair
IMLA Immediate Past President
City Attorney
Griffin, GA

Committee Members

Chuck Thompson
IMLA Executive Director
Rockville, MD

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA President-Elect
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

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

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Nancy Thompson
IMLA Director
City Counselor
Columbia, MO

Byron Werry
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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 Committee

Ben Griffith, Chair
Board Attorney
Oxford, MS

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

Committee Members

Robert Alfton
IMLA Past President
Attorney
Minneapolis, MN

Peter Buchsbaum
Superior Court Judge (Ret.)
Stockton, NJ

William Eaton
Counsel
Long Branch, NJ

Adrian Herbst
Attorney
Minneapolis, MN

Iris Jones
IMLA Past President
Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer
Harrisburg, PA

Patricia Lynch
Judge
Reno, NV

Dwight Merriam
Partner
Hartford, CT

Steve Meyers
Meyers Nave
Oakland, CA

Roger Nowadzky
City Attorney
St. Anthony, IA

Samuel Pearson
Legal Counsel
Paynesville, Liberia

Ed Sullivan
Attorney (Retired)
Portland, OR

Steve Wolf
Municipal Attorney
Mt. Healthy, OH

John Zimmermann
IMLA Past President
Attorney for Municipalities
Park Ridge, IL

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

Rose Humway-Warmuth, Chair & Board Liaison
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

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

Committee Members

Marcel Pratt
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Philadelphia, PA

Tom Carr
City Attorney
Boulder, CO

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

Stephen J. Burg
Chief Assistant City Attorney
Peoria, AR

Thomas Carpenter
City Attorney
Little Rock, AR

Beth Ann Childs
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Owasso, OK

John Dorman
City Attorney
Stillwater, OK

Douglas Hoffer
Assistant City Attorney
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Rose Humway-Warmuth
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Wheeling, WV

William Kearns
Attorney at Law
Willingboro, NJ

James B. Lampke
Town Counsel
Hull, MA

William Mann
Senior Litigation Counsel
Arkansas Municipal League

Wynetta Massey
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Sheri Russell
City Attorney
Lake Jackson, TX

Molly Shortall
Assistant City Attorney
Arlington, TX

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

Alan Bojorquez
IMLA Director
Partner
Austin, TX

Tyrone Cooper
IMLA President-Elect
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Wayne Esannason
Village Attorney
Scarsdale, NY

J. Alvin Leaphart
County Attorney
Incorporated County of Los Alamos

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

Susan Moore
General Counsel
Atlanta, GA

Arturo Rodriguez
City Attorney
Alvord, TX

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

Nominating Committee

DeWitt McCarley, Chair
Village Attorney/Partner
Misenheimer, North Carolina
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein

Committee Members

Alan Bojorquez
IMLA Director
Managing Attorney
Bojorquez Law Firm PLLC

Leah Simon
General Counsel
Texas Municipal League – Multi State Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool

Amanda Stanley
IMLA Director
General Counsel
League of Kansas Municipalities

Herbert Thiele
County Attorney – Retired
Leon County, FL

Personnel Committee

Tyrone Cooper, Chair
IMLA President-Elect
City Attorney
Beaumont, TX

Committee Members

Jeffrey Dana
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Providence, RI

Marcel Pratt
IMLA Director
City Solicitor
Philadelphia, PA

Wynetta Massey
IMLA Director
City Attorney
Colorado Springs, CO

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

Program Planning Committee

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

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

Committee Members

Laurie Cohen
Village Attorney
Wellington, FL

Brad Cunningham
Municipal Attorney
Lexington, SC

John Gallagher
Executive Director
Louisiana City Attorneys Association

Leah Simon
General Counsel
Austin, TX

Timothy Hollister
Town Attorney
Colchester, CT

Silvia Kinch
Division Chief
Montgomery County, MD

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
Atlanta, GA

Arthur Pertile
Partner, Olson & Olson LLP
Houston, TX

Gregory P. Priamos
IMLA Director
County Counsel
County of Riverside, CA

Hilary Ruley
Chief Solicitor
Baltimore, MD

S. Mujeeb Shah-Khan
City Attorney
Monroe, NC

John Schochet
Deputy City Attorney
Seattle, WA

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

Vision 2020 Committee

Patrick Baker, Co-Chair
IMLA President
City Attorney
Charlotte, NC

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

Elias George, Co-Chair
Deputy City Attorney
Las Vegas, NV

Committee Members

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

Barbara Adams
IMLA Treasurer
General Counsel
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

Debra Bechtel
County Attorney
Newton, NC

Laurie Cohen
Village Attorney
Wellington, FL

Douglas Haney
IMLA Director
Corporation Counsel
Carmel, IN

Silvia Kinch
Chief
Montgomery County, MD

Jim Lampke
Town Counsel
Hull, MA

Andrew Mai
County Attorney
Osceola County, FL

Jody Malmstrom
Associate County Attorney
Montgomery County, MD

Sean McLaughlin
Assistant City Attorney
Lenexa, KS

Heather Price
County Attorney
Caroline County, MD

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