OSB Board of Governors Standing Committees



Some of these committees meet quite regularly and others meet only as needed. The membership on these committees is exclusively BOG members. A senior staff member is assigned to assist each committee.



Policy and Governance Committee


Develops and monitors the governing rules and policies relating to the structure and organization of the bar; ensures that all bar programs and services are in compliance with organizational mandates and are achieving desired outcomes. Identifies and brings emerging issues to the BOG for discussion and action.


David Wade, Chair
Colin Andries, Vice Chair

John Grant
Traci Rossi
Adrian Brown
Jenny Cooke
Kamron Graham
Eddie Medina
Bik-Na Han
Anne Graham
Staff: Helen Hierschbiel



Public Affairs Committee


Oversees the bar's government relations program, keeps the BOG abreast of legislative developments, makes recommendations regarding legislative priorities and actions.


Eric Foster, Chair
Kate Denning, Vice Chair

Kyra Rohner
Ryan Hunt
Michael Rondeau
Joseph Hesbrook
Joe Piucci
Rob Milesnick
Staff: Susan Grabe



Board Development Committee


Identifies desired skills and attributes for the BOG and searches for individuals who have an interest in serving and possess the requisite criteria. Reviews applications, conducts interviews, and recommends candidates for public member positions. Identifies training needs for the board. May recruit candidates for other governance positions.


Colin Andries, Chair
Kamron Graham, Vice Chair

Ryan Hunt
Adrian Brown
Anne Graham
Joseph Hesbrook
Joe Piucci
Kyra Rohner
Staff: Dani Edwards



Appellate Screening Special Committee


Interviews candidates for appellate court appointments and makes recommendations to Governor in accordance with established policy; serves as a resource for local bar screening committees. There is at least one appellate screening process each year, which requires one or two days depending on the number of candidates to be interviewed.


Kamron Graham, Chair
Jenny Cooke, Vice Chair

Colin Andries
Adrian Brown
Kate Denning
Anne Graham
Bik-Na Han
Joseph Hesbrook
Rob Milesnick
Joe Piucci
Staff: Susan Grabe



Budget and Finance Committee


Provides oversight of the bar's financial operations; makes recommendations to the BOG about the annual budgets and assessments; manages OSB reserves and investments; receives biennial audit. Provides guidance on long-range forecasts, operating expenses and capital purchases.


John Grant, Chair
Eric Foster, Vice Chair

Kate Denning
Eddie Medina
Traci Rossi
Jenny Cooke
David Wade
Bik-Na Han
Michael Rondeau
Rob Milesnick
Staff: Keith Palevsky