Minutes

LOS ANGELES CITY ATTORNEYS' ASSOCIATION

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Date: Friday, July 8, 2011
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Telephone Conference
Present: Oscar Winslow (President), Mark Lambert (2nd Vice President), Julie Bishop (Treasurer), Marie McTeague (Civil Director), Garcelle Embry (Civil Director), Ann Rosenthal (Criminal Director), Patrick Hiscocks (Criminal Director), Bob Hunt (Attorney)                  

The following Motions and results are noted.

1) Motion for the election to take place and ballots counted on July 22, 2011.
            Moved by Oscar, Second by Pat
                        4 - Yes
                        6 - No

2) Motion for the election to take place and ballots counted on July 25, 2011.             
Moved by Marie, Second by Pat.
                        6 - Yes
                        3 - No

3) Motion to have SEIU send out ballots. Moved by Chris, Second by Nick
                         3 - Yes
                         6 - No

4) Motion to have Gitomer Union Election conduct the election. 
Moved by Mark, Second by Marie
                        6 - Yes
                        3 - No

Mark requested Jule to prepare a check payable to Gitomer Union Election and Governance Consultants in the amount of $750.00 and have it available to Mark on Monday.

Submitted by Garcelle Embry



As you know, our new MOU includes annual reimbursement for MCLE-related expenses. To ensure that you receive complete and timely reimbursement, we encourage you to follow the instructions contained in the MCLE protocol provided by City Attorney Management. You must complete and submit a reimbursement form in order to receive reimbursement.

You can reimburse expenses related to attending MCLE programs that are accepted by the California State Bar, even if the program takes place in another state. Eligible expenses include the cost of the program, travel, and per diems.

Please be judicious when choosing lodging and which food/drink expenses you submit for reimbursement.


The Board is pleased to announce that LACAA has retained the law firm of MASTAGNI, HOLSTEDT, AMICK, MILLER & JOHNSEN as General Counsel.