Taxation Executive Committee Meeting Agenda

Friday, September 18, 2015, 12 noon - 5 p.m. (Working Buffet Lunch @Noon)
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP 525 B Street, Suite 2200, San Diego, CA 92101
Dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Seersucker Restaurant, 611 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Toll-free Line: 855-520-7605 Code: 9944153278

  1. Call to Order
  2. Adoption of Past Minutes (Shellie, Courtney)
  3. Introductions of Executive Committee Members (All)
  4. Orientation (Lynn, Robert)
    1. QuarterlyMeetings
      1. Dates/Locations
      2. Reimbursement Policy
    2. Hummingbird
    3. Dates/Overview of Major Section Activities/Strategy
      1. 2015 Annual Meeting of the State Bar
      2. 2015 Tax Section Annual Meeting & California Tax Policy Conference
      3. 2016 Sacramento Delegation
      4. 2016 Estate & Gift Conference
      5. 2016 Eagle Lodge West
      6. 2016 Washington D.C. Delegation
      7. 2016 Income & Other Conferences
        1. Locations: Will there be two locations or three?
        2. Young Tax Lawyers Involvement
      8. 2016 Solo & Small Firm Summit
      9. 2016 Annual Meeting of the State Bar
      10. 2016 Tax Section Annual Meeting & California Tax PolicyConference
  5. Member Assignments (Robert)
    1. Executive Committee Assignment
    2. Subcommittee Liaison Assignments
  6. Treasurer's Report (Minna, Alan)
    1. Budget Report
    2. Reserve Amount
  7. Council on State Bar Sections Report (Robert)
    1. Section Membership Fee
    2. Advisor Policy
    3. Other Informational Items
  8. Education/Webinar Report (Rebecca)
    1. Inventory
    2. Planned Events/Deadlines
  9. Section Website (Michael)
    1. General Update
    2. ADA Compliance Issue
    3. E-News
  10. California Tax Lawyer Report (Adria, Troy)
    1. General Update
    2. Annual Deadlines
    3. Law School Writing Competition Update
  11. DC Delegation (Kaelyn)
  12. Sacramento Delegation (Jenna)
  13. 2015 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and California Tax Policy Conference
    1. Facilities/Logistical Events Update (Betty, Valerie)
      1. General update
      2. Ambassadors
      3. Wednesday evening update
      4. Thursday morning – Standing Committee Breakfasts
      5. Thursday Luncheon update
      6. Thursday dinner and entertainment update
      7. Friday luncheon update
    2. Sponsorship Update (Rebecca, Troy)
      1. General status
      2. Special vendor sponsors update
    3. Annual Meeting/CTPC Marketing Update (Lynn)
      1. Brochure
      2. E-Blast Schedule
      3. Website
      4. Marketing Partners:
        1. Local Bars
        2. CalTAX (Brad): Need to ensure that CalTAX markets AM/CTPC to its members in a timely manner
      5. Game Day Responsibilities (Betty, Valerie)
        1. VIP escorts
        2. Program introductions
      6. 2016 Annual Meeting (Betty, Valerie, Adria, Roburt)
  14. International Tax Journal Update (Patrick)
  15. Taxation Section Involvement in State Bar Town Hall Meetings (Robert)
  16. Adjourn

Saturday, September 19, 2015
Executive Committee Members Only 9:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Working Breakfast

  1. Call to Order (Robert)
  2. Items Carried Over from Friday
  3. California Tax Lawyer Report (Adria and Troy)
    1. Update on publication of spring, summer and fall, 2015 edition (Adria)
    2. Bar business news – Ensure that Standing Committee Chairs provide bar business news by the deadline and role of standing committee liaisons in helping ensure timely submissions
    3. Consent and release form for authors
    4. Articles – Should we publish DC Delegation and Sacramento Delegation papers that have been published in Tax Notes or seek more new content?
  4. Website (Patrick and Robert)
    1. Website update is scheduled for September 2015
    2. Need to ensure that website is accurate and up to date with dates for upcoming events, webinars, standing committee meetings
  5. E-News (Michael)

Executive Committee Members and Standing Committee Chairs
12 noon - 4 p.m.
Working Buffet Lunch at Noon

  1. Introduction of Executive Committee Members (all)
  2. Introduction of Standing Committee Chairs (all)
  3. Introduction to Section Staff (Lynn)
  4. Orientation for Standing Committee Chairs
  5. Review of calendar for 2015 – 2016 (Robert)
    2015-2016 Calendar
    Long Range Planning Meetings
    January 8-9, 2016, Santa Monica
    March 11-12, 2016, Sacramento
    June 17-18, 2016, Tahoe/Squaw Valley
    2016 Eagle Lodge West
    May 6-7, 2016
    Vintner's Inn, Santa Rosa
    2015 State Bar Annual Meeting
    October 8-11, 2015
    Anaheim
    2016 Washington Delegation
    May 1-3, 2016
    Washington, DC
    2015 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and California Tax Policy Conference
    November 4-6, 2015
    Hilton, Torrey Pines
    Income & Other Tax Program
    June 2016 (dates TBD)
    Whittier Law School,Whittier
    Golden Gate University, San Francisco
    University of San Diego
    Sacramento Delegation
    February 4-5, 2016
    Sacramento
    California Solo & Small Firm Summit
    June 16-18, 2016
    Estate & Gift Tax Program
    February 25-26, 2016
    University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco
    2016 State Bar Annual Meeting
    September 29-October 3, 2016
    San Diego, CA
  6. Liaisons to Standing Committees (Robert)
  7. Handout, Standing Committee Responsibilities (Robert)
  8. Communications, Standing Committee Members (Lynn)
    1. Lynn has an email distribution list for the members of each Standing Committee
    2. Standing Committees are to go through Lynn to distribute information to their members
    3. Lynn can work with Standing Committees to consolidate their internal distribution list with State Bar's distribution list
  9. Social Media update (Michael)
  10. Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference, November 4 - 6, 2015, San Diego, California (Betty, Valerie, Adria, Roburt)
    1. Standing Committees are given the opportunity to meet at the annual meeting
    2. Complimentary Standing Committee Breakfast Meetings, Thursday, November 5.
    3. People coming to attend the standing meetings do not need to register for the conference
  11. California Tax Lawyer Report (Adria)
    1. Standing Committee Chairs are responsible for timely submitting Bar Business and Quick Points to California Tax Lawyer
    2. Standing Committees are responsible for submitting one new article a year to California Tax Lawyer
  12. Webinars (Rebecca)
    1. Every committee must produce at least one webinar for 2016 term; assignment of webinars
    2. "Nuts and Bolts" webinars
    3. Webinars are an important source of revenue for the Taxation Section
  13. Sacramento Delegation, February 4-6, 2016 (Jenna Lewis)
    1. Status of paper solicitation and selection
    2. Role of standing committee chairs in reviewing proposals and papers
  14. Eagle Lodge West, May 6-7, 2016 (Troy & Shellie)
  15. Estate & Gift Tax Conference, February 25-26, 2016 (Laurelle)
  16. Washington D.C. Delegation, May 1-3, 2016 (Kaelyn)

    Role of standing committee chairs in soliciting and reviewing proposals and reviewing papers
  17. Income and Other Seminar, June 2016 (Minna)
  18. Overview of Section Finances (Minna & Alan)
  19. Standing Committee Chair Reports (Committee Chairs)
  20. Adjourn