Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Deaton Auditorium
PAB 100 W. 1st St.
Present: Oscar Winslow, President
Josh Geller, 1st Vice President
Ann Rosenthal, Secretary
Nick Lauber, Treasurer
Christina Checel, Proprietary Director
Matt Schonbrun, Criminal Director
Patrick Hiscocks, Criminal Director
Karine Philips, Criminal Director
Counsel: David Mastagni
Howard Liberman

1. Request for Endorsement

Steve Morgan, Candidate for Judge — Open Seat. A presentation was made to the membership for LACAA’s endorsement.

Tom Parsekian, Candidate for Judge. A presentation was made to the membership for LACAA’s endorsement.

Motion: By Winslow to postpone voting on Judicial endorsements until it is clear who is running for the seats. Second: Hiscocks.

2. Annual Election of Officers and Directors

An Election Notice will be sent out by mail to ensure we have everyone’s mailing address. The election takes place the first week of November, and will be conducted solely electronically. Members will receive instructions by mail with a special ID number.

3. Meet & Greets for the members

An informational meeting will be scheduled soon, with an expenditure by LACAA for refreshments.

Motion: By Geller: Authorize Checel and Geller to negotiate for the three events at a total cost not to exceed $5,000. Second: Hiscocks

In favor: Unanimous.

Motion Passed

4. Member request for information relating to current status of Bargaining

President Winslow explained the basic structure of the current status of bargaining, and answered questions regarding the process, and what members can do to assist LACAA in the process.


On February 10, 2020 the Board appointed 1st V.P. Josh Geller to the position of President of LACAA, under Article 3, Section 5 of the Bylaws.

If you are interested joining the LACAA Board, please contact LACAA Secretary Ann Rosenthal at aneemal@sbcglobal.net.

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