News Release

2018-19 Officers and Newly Elected Members of the NACDL Board of Directors Sworn in at Annual Meeting

Washington, DC (July 30, 2018) – NACDL installed newly elected officers and directors at its Annual Board and Membership Meeting in Miami Beach, FL, on July 29.

NACDL's newly elected officers and directors:

Executive Committee

President: Drew Findling (Atlanta, GA)
President-Elect: Nina J. Ginsberg (Alexandria, VA)
First Vice President: Chris Adams (Charleston, SC)
Second Vice President: Martín Sabelli (San Francisco, CA)
Secretary: Nellie King (West Palm Beach, FL)

In addition, Andrew S. Birrell (Minneapolis, MN) will serve as Treasurer.

Board of Directors 

John Arrascada (Reno, NV)
Charles Atwell (Kansas City, MO)
Benjamin Au (San Francisco, CA)
Robert Butler (Bellingham, WA) (Affiliate Representative)
Jonathan Brayman (Chicago, IL) (Affiliate Representative)
Kobie Flowers (Washington, DC)
Daniella Gordon (Marlton, NJ)
Huda Ajlani Macri (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Shazzie Naseem (Kansas City, MO)
C. Melissa Owen (Charlotte, NC)
Robert Patillo (Atlanta, GA)
Sonya Pfeiffer (Charlotte, NC)
Gabriel Reyes (Dallas, TX)
Addy R. Schmitt (Washington, DC)
Tony Thedford (Chicago, IL)
Ian Wallach (Los Angeles, CA) 

Brian H. Bieber (Miami, FL) was appointed Parliamentarian by NACDL President Drew Findling at the July 29th meeting of the Board of Directors. Directors Charles Atwell (Kansas City, MO) and Timothy McCarthy (West Des Moines, IA) were selected to serve on NACDL's Executive Committee.

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Ivan Dominguez, NACDL Director of Public Affairs and Communications, (202) 465-7662 or 

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