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Call for MBC representative to BASF and MBC Co-Chairs

07 Oct 2011 4:08 PM | BALIF Administrator (Administrator)


Attention!   The Minority Bar Coalition ("MBC") is seeking applications for an active member of the minority bar community to serve as the representative of the Minority Bar Coalition on the board of the Bar Association of San Francisco ("BASF")! 


The MBC Representative serves a two-year term on the BASF Board and holds all the rights and responsibilities of all other BASF Board members.  The MBC Representative is expected to also attend quarterly MBC meetings and serves as one of two liaisons between the BASF Board and the MBC. Prior involvement with MBC a plus. 


Applicants must be current BASF members.


Please provide the following information or an updated copy of your CV or resume:

1 name 

2 firm company or organization 

3) address 

4) phone number 

5) email address 

6) website and 

7) number of years of practice.


Please also provide a brief statement that includes:

1) a description of your involvement with the minority bar community and your leadership experience bringing the various minority bars together;

2) a description of the involvement you have had with BASF; and

3) an explanation of why you would like to serve as the MBC's representative on the BASF board.


Applications are due to MBC Co-Chair Vid Prabhakaran at prabv@dwt.com by 5 p.m. on October 31, 2011.



MBC Co-chair


The Minority Bar Coalition (MBC) is a coalition of Minority Bar associations of the greater San Francisco Bay Area, comprising of nearly 30 organizations. Co-Chairs are responsible for MBC's activities, which include regular meetings for the coalition, receptions, panel discussions, the annual Unity Reception, co-sponsoring events, maintaining the BASF MBC calendar, and distributing information regarding the activities of the member Bar associations and other events of interest. The current Co-Chairs are Vidhya Prabhakaran, Yuval Miller, Micael Estremera, and Ann N. Nguyen. The two MBC Representatives who sit on the board of the Bar Association of San Francisco are Quyen Ta and David Tsai.


If you are interested in becoming a Co-Chair, please e-mail a short (1 page or less) personal statement (which includes information on why you would like to be a Co-Chair, your past participation with minority bar associations, What ideas you have for MBC, and what you can bring to MBC) and a resume to MBC Co-Chair Ann N. Nguyen at ann@pnallp.com by 5 p.m. on October 31, 2011. Please input "MBC Co-Chair Application" on the subject line.

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