Student Bar Association News
Congratulations to the following students who have been elected as the 2012-2013 SBA officers:
President - Jacob Giesecke
Vice President - J. Brandon Johnson
Secretary - James Hafley
Treasurer - Paul Bradford
Social Chair - Christy Ferko
Career Services Chair - Dani Smith
Public Service Chair - Tara Skaggs
Public Relations Char - Jessica Williamson
ABA Rep - Derek Miles
Fundraising Chair - Erica Wood
SGA Rep - Shawn Spalding
3L Class Rep - Erin Kimla
2L Class Reps - Billy Avery and Gayle Johnson
3L Honor Council Reps - Paul Bradford and Shawn Spalding
2L Honor Council Reps - Kaitlyn Jones and Jessica Williamson; Tara Skaggs - Alternate
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SBA Election Polls are officially open. Voting began this morning at 8:00 AM and will continue through tomorrow (Thursday, March 29th) at 5:00 PM. To vote, log onto TWEN and you will be enrolled in a class entitled either "1L Students - SBA Voting", "2L Students - SBA Voting", or "3L/4L Students - SBA Voting". Click on the link to that class, and then click on the "Customized Polling" link in the menu on the left. There will then be a link to the ballot. If you have any questions, please email Kristie Wetterer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Katie Bennett (email@example.com). Thanks for voting and good luck to all of the candidates!
Candidates: Be sure to turn in your expenditure form by Noon tomorrow (Thursday, March 29th) to Kristie Wetterer - either in person or in her mailbox.
The newly formed Business Law Society is holding it's inagural event this Monday, April 2nd, from 11:30 to 1:00pm. An impressive panel has been invited to discuss business law, the role of the corporate lawyer, what makes a business lawyer tick, what clients are looking for, how to get into this area of law, and so on.
Matthew Hamel (Executive VP and General Counsel at Brown Forman)
Raymond Burse (Vice President and General Counsel at GE)
John Rippy (Senior VP at Republic Bank
Jeffry Gordon (General Counsel at Sun Tan City)
Shawn Bailey (VP at Churchill Downs Incorporatated)
Lunch will be served, and prospective members will also receive information on becoming involved with the Business Law Society. The event's facebook page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/107716289359925/ <https://www.facebook.com/events/107716289359925/>
The voting for the 2012-2013 SBA Elections will be conducted via TWEN. Voting opens on Wednesday, March 28th at 8:00am and closes Thursday, March 29th at 5:00pm. Each student will be added to the necessary class on TWEN. All you will have to do is click on the class and then on the "Customized Polling" option on the left side of the page. This will take you directly to the ballot. If you have any problems voting or have any questions, please email the TWEN Administrators on the page: Katie Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kristie Wetterer (email@example.com).
Below is the Unofficial Ballot:
President: Jacob Giesecke
Vice President: Colten Biro and J. Brandon Johnson
Secretary: James Hafley and Ronald Morton
Treasurer: Paul Bradford
Social Chair: Christy Ferko and Josh Waldrop
Career Services Chari: Dani Smith
Public Service Chari: Tara Skaggs
Public Relations Chair: Greg Finch and Jessica Williamson
ABA Representative: Derek Miles
Fundraising Chair: Erica Wood
Technology Chair: No candidates
SGA Representatives (2): Shawn Spalding
Third Year Class Representatives (2): Erin Kimla
Second Year Class Representatives (2): Billy Avery and Gayle Johnson
Honor Council - Third Year Representatives (3 Elected, 2 Alternates): Paul Bradford and Shawn Spalding
Honor Council - Second Year Representatives (2 Elected, 1 Alternate): Billy Avery, Gayle Johnson, Kaitlyn Jones, Tara Skaggs, Jessica Williamson, and Erica Wood