Board Minutes - September 17, 2008

Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Members present:
Thomas M. Burke, President
H.A. Skip Walther, President-Elect
John Johnston, Vice-President
Charlie Harris, Jr., Past President
Keith A. Birkes, Secretary
William R. Bay
Erik Bergmanis
Stephen R. Bough
Susan B. Bradley
P. John Brady
Hon. Richard Bresnahan
Thomas J. Casey
Mark W. Comley
Dana Tippin Cutler
Brian Francka
Carol Chazen Friedman
Alan B. Gallas
Tracy H. Gilroy
John R. Gunn
Richard F. Halliburton
Paul G. Henry
Edward J. Hershewe
Vincent F. Igoe, Jr.
Jennifer M. Joyce
Hon. John F. Kintz
William J. Lasley
Matthew M. Mocherman
Douglass F. Noland
Megan E. Phillips
W. Edward Reeves
Brett W. Roubal
Deanna K. Scott
Allan D. Seidel
Patricia A. Sexton
Reuben Shelton
Walter R. Simpson
Wallace Squibb
Patrick B. Starke
Hon. David L. Vincent
Lynn Ann Vogel
Raymond E. Williams
Eric J. Wulff
Members attending by telephone:
Max E. Mitchell
Also present:
Millie Aulbur
Catherine Barrie
Lucas Boling
Kent Hopper
Chris Janku
Dan Lehmen
Linda Oligschlaeger
Alexa Pearson
Delores Shepherd
Robert Stoeckl
Hon. Richard Teitelman
Gary Toohey
Jack Wax
Mark H. Levison
Neil F. Maune, Jr.
Karen King Mitchell
1. 2008 Board of Governors Election Results:
The certified results of the election were received by the Board.
2. Nomination and Election of the 2008-2009 President of The Missouri Bar:
Mr. W. Edward Reeves nominated Mr. Thomas M. Burke. Messrs. William R. Bay. and Mr. Vincent F. Igoe, Jr. seconded the nomination. There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed and Mr. Burke was elected by acclamation.
At this point, Mr. Burke took the chair.
3. Nomination and Election of the 2008-2009 President-Elect of The Missouri Bar:
Mr. Thomas M. Burke nominated Mr. H. A. “Skip” Walther. Mr. Patrick B. Starke and Ms. Suzanne B. Bradley seconded the nomination. There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed and Mr. Walther was elected by acclamation.
4. Nomination and Election of the 2008-2009 Vice-President of The Missouri Bar:
Mr. P. John Brady nominated Mr. John S. Johnston. Messrs. Thomas J. Casey and Walter R. Simpson seconded the nomination. There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed and Mr. Johnston was elected by acclamation.
5. Caucus and Election of the District Members of the Executive Committee:
At this point, the Board briefly recessed so that members from the three districts of the Court of Appeals could caucus and elect district members to the Executive Committee. The Board reconvened and the following results were announced: Western District — Mr. Patrick B. Starke; Southern District — Ms. Deanna K. Scott; Eastern District — Ms. Carol Chazen Friedman.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
Respectfully submitted,
Keith A. Birkes, Secretary