BLS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

BUSINESS LAW SECTION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CA EAST ROOM, THE WESTIN ST. FRANCIS, SAN FRANCISCO
CALL-IN NUMBER: (855) 520-7605; PASSCODE: 9561109931#
AGENDA

  1. Welcome
  2. Consent Calendar
    1. Approval of Minutes of December 12, 2014 Meeting
    2. Next Executive Committee Meeting:
      Friday, February 13, 2015, 9:15 a.m.
    3. Next Standing Committee Officers Call:
      Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:30 P.M.
    4. Next Executive Committee Officers Call:
      Thursday, February 26, 2015, 1:30 P.M.
    5. Long Range Planning Retreat, March 8-9, 2015 Toll House Hotel,   Los Gatos
    6. Next State Bar President’s Monthly Bar Leader Call
      Thursday, February 19, 2015, 8:00 a.m.
    7. Next State Bar President’s Quarterly Sections Call
      Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m.
    8. Next Council of Sections Meeting
      Thursday, April 16, 2015, 12:00 Noon
    9. Solo and Small Firm Summit
      June 18 – 20, 2015
  3. Administrative Matters
    1. Bar Staff (Bob Hawn)
    2. Appointments (Tom Phinney)
      1. Executive Committee
      2. Standing Committees
    3. Financial Report (Bill Webb)
    4. Solicitation Efforts (Bob Hawn)
    5. Lexology Issue (Bob Hawn)
    6. Rosters (Bob Hawn)
    7. Council of Sections Report (Charles McKee)
    8. State Bar President Call Report (April Frisby)
    9. Approval of Opinion Committee Expenditure (Bob Hawn)
  4. Marketing and Outreach (Chris Passarelli)
    1. BLS Membership Value Proposition update
    2. Outreach with SEMS/State Bar Director of Communication
    3. BLS Hard Mailer and Social Media Outreach Update
    4. Free Section Membership Promotion
  5. Member Services (Rob Harris)
    1. Statistics, Review and Plan (Rob Harris, Uzzi Raanan)
    2. Status of Resolution of Problems In Transmission and Receipt Of E-Bulletins (Rob Harris)
    3. E- News (Jill Kovar)
    4. Social Media and Website (Sarah DeDiego)
    5. E-Bulletin Library Project (Phil Green, Rob Harris)
    6. BLN Report  (Robert Brayer)
    7. Shared Master Calendars for Ex Com and Standing Committees (Rob Harris)
  6. Programs and Publications (April Frisby)
    1. How-To Series (April Frisby)
    2. Business Law News Update (Robert Brayer)           
    3. Self-Study Articles and Purge (April Pearson)
    4. Annual Meeting Presentations (April Frisby)
  7. Standing Committee Visitation
    1. Corporations (Michael Henry, Peter Menard)
    2. Financial Institutions (Laura Dorman)
  8. Legislation (Isabelle Ord)
    1. Status Review of ALPs Before the Legislature
    2. Status of ALPs From Standing Committees
    3. Amicus Procedure
  9. Standing Committees (Elizabeth Berke-Dreyfuss and Martha King)
    1. Rolling Reports
    2. Liaison Oral Reports – Annual Meeting
  10. Long Range Planning Committee (Paul Pascuzzi)
  11. Breakfast Club (Rob Harris, Jim Hill)
  12. New Business
  13. Adjournment