Circle of Advocates
D. James Mackell
2019-2020 VTAJ Committees
(President and President-elect are members of all standing committees)
The Executive Committee is authorized to meet and take action between board
meetings when it is impractical to get the full board together for a special board meeting.
The Executive Committee can also serve as an advisor to the Executive Director
and a liaison between the ED and the full board.
Carey Rose (President)
James Levins (President-elect)
Michele Patton (Immediate Past President)
Kelly Massicotte (Treasurer)
Andrew Delaney ( Secretary)
Adam Powers (Parliamentarian)
Christopher Maley (At Large)
Emily Joselson (At Large)
Amy Caldwell (Ex-officio)
The Budget Committee oversees the preparation of the annual budget
and the performance of the organization in meeting its budgeted revenues and expenses.
Budget Committee receives regular reports on the organization’s performance
in meeting its budget and presents that information to the full board.
Kelly Massicotte, Chair
The membership Committee oversees membership development
(maintaining and growing), establishing criteria for membership,
credentialing members, and overseeing elections.
The CLE committee creates and promotes high quality, reasonably priced legal education.
James Levins, Chair
The legislative committee tracks and analyzes legislation
and creates communications development regarding important legislation.
Chris Maley, Chair
Public Service Committee
The Public Service Committee focuses on civic-oriented projects
and is responsible for the substantive content for the Public Service section of the website.
Mike Sabbeth, Chair
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