Notice and Agenda

Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 2, 2017
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hotel Adagio
550 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA  94102

Questions regarding any agenda item should be directed to the Section Coordinator, John Buelter at 415-538-2341 or 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-1639. 

The order of business is approximate and subject to change.

Open Session

I. Roll Call

II. Public Comment

Members of the public may speak to any item on the agenda. The Executive Committee reserves the right to limit the duration of public comment period.

III. Chair's Report

IV. Business

  1. Long Range Planning Committee Discussions

    1. Reports/Discussion of Pressing Issues Facing BLS and Other Sections

  2. Staff Report
  3. Working Lunch
  4. Publications and Website

    1. Outside Contractor’s Perspective

  5. Diversity Initiative
  6. Breakout Sessions

    1. Member Services/Social media
    2. Programs
    3. Publications

  7. BLS Executive Committee Business Meeting

    1. Consent Calendar

      1. Minutes and Upcoming Meetings
      2. Next Standing Committee Officer Call – Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
      3. Next Executive Committee Officers Call – Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
      4. Next Long Range Planning Committee Meeting – August 17, 2017, In-Person, Convention of Sections in San Diego
      5. Next Executive Committee Meeting – Friday, May 5, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
      6. Next State Bar President and Section Chairs Quarterly Conference Call – TBD
      7. Next monthly State Bar’s President Call – TBD
      8. Next Council of Sections Meeting – Monday, April 3, 2017, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

    2. Administrative Matters

      1. Treasurers’ Report, Finance and Budgets
      2. Appointments and Recruiting
      3. Standing Committee Visitations to BLS ExCom
      4. Executive Committee Roster, Calendars
      5. Standing Committee Liaisons
      6. Standing Committee Rosters
      7. Standing Committee Calendars/Agendas

    3. Committee Reports

  8. All Sections Annual Meeting

    1. Convention of Sections Planning, August 18-19, 2017, including BLS Business Meetings and Events

  9. Planning for the Balance of the Bar Year 2016-17 Term and Assignments
  10. Planning for the Decades to Come and Assignments
  11. Suggestions for Agenda Topics for Future Meetings
  12. Closing Remarks and Adjournment


Closed Session

The Closed Session is held pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 6026.5(g) and California Government Code Section 11126(c)(5).

Meeting Notice

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, those requiring accommodations at this meeting should notify John Buelter at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at 415-538-2341.

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