Board of Governors Meeting -- October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012
St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark

Members:
Patrick B. Starke, President
P. John Brady, President-Elect
Reuben Shelton, Vice-President
Lynn Whaley Vogel, Past President
Keith A. Birkes, Secretary

Bevy A. Beimdiek
Thomas V. Bender
Erik Bergmanis
Suzanne B. Bradley
Hon. Richard Bresnahan
Robert J. Buckley
Nicole Colbert-Botchway
Mark W. Comley
Hon. Charles Curless
Dana Tippin Cutler
Joel R. Elmer
Brian Francka
Genevieve M. Frank
Michael E. Gardner
Wendy Garrison
John W. Grimm
James H. Guest
John R. Gunn
Robert S. Kenney
Hon. John F. Kintz
J. B. Lasater
Mark H. Levison
Gregg F. Lombardi
Mira Mdivani
Max E. Mitchell
Nancy R. Mogab
Hon. Mark H. Neill
Douglass F. Noland
Joseph P. Rice, III
Brett W. Roubal
Tricia M. Scaglia
Reuben Shelton
Walter R. Simpson
Antwaun L. Smith
Joan M. Swartz
W. Douglas Thomson
Raymond E. Williams
Eric J. Wulff

Present by telephone:
Edward J. Hershewe
Neil F. Maune, Jr.
Wallace Squibb

Members absent: Vincent F. Igoe, Jr.

Also present:
Millie Aulbur
Sebrina Barrett
Catherine Barrie
Lucas Boling
Anne Chambers
Farrah Fite
Kent Hopper
Chris Janku
Dan Lehman
Linda Oligschlaeger
Delores Shepherd
Robert Stoeckl
Gary Toohey
Eric Wilson

1. 2012 - 2013 Board of Governors Election Results:

The certified results of the election were received by the Board.

2. Nomination and Election of the 2012 – 2013 President of The Missouri Bar:

Mr. Walter Simpson nominated Patrick B. Starke. Mr. Eric Wulff seconded the nomination. There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed and Mr. Starke was elected by acclamation.

At this point, Mr. Starke took the chair.

3. Nomination and Election of the 2012 – 2013 President-Elect of The Missouri Bar:

Mr. Brett Roubal nominated Mr. P. Jack Brady. Mr. Douglass Noland seconded the nomination. There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed and Mr. Brady was elected by acclamation.

4. Nomination and Election of the 2012 – 2013 Vice President of The Missouri Bar:

Mr. Eric Wulff nominated Mr. Mark Levison. Ms. Mira Mdivani nominated Nancy Mogab. Ms. Dana Tippin Cutler nominated Rueben Shelton. At this point, the nominations were closed and a confidential ballot was circulated to members of the board. The first ballot did not produce a majority of votes in favor of one of the three candidates. A second confidential ballot was circulated to choose between the two candidates who received the greatest number of votes on the first ballot. The two candidates were Reuben Shelton and Nancy Mogab. Mr. Reuben Shelton was elected by a majority of the votes cast in the second ballot.

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— Douglass Noland ; Southern District—Joseph P. Rice, III; Eastern District – John W. Grimm.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Keith A. Birkes, Secretary