McNamara, Vogelman Elected NHBA Governors at Large
In member balloting last month, Marilyn McNamara and Lawrence A. Vogelman were elected as NHBA Governors-at-Large for three-year terms in the only contested race in the elections for the 2007-8 NHBA Board of Governors, outpolling Paul Remus.
Vogelman is completing his first three-year term as governor-at-large; McNamara is returning to the Board after previous service as a county governor and governor-at-large.
The 2007-8 Board of Governors, effective with the conclusion of the 2007 NHBA Annual Meeting at The Balsams (see pages 8 -9 for details) will be headed by Eleanor Wm. Dahar, who succeeds Richard B. McNamara as NHBA President.
Other officers for the coming Bar year will be:
Ellen Arnold, President-Elect
James J. Tenn, Vice President
Gretchen L. Witt, Secretary
Robert R. Howard, III, Treasurer
Serving as governors-at-large for the coming year (who were not up for election this year) are John B. Andrews, Lisa Wellman-Ally, and Alexander Walker.
The following are the county governors for the coming year (those elected this year are in bold.)
Belknap: Dorcas J. Gordon
Carroll: Donald M. Smith
Cheshire: Maria P. Garvin
Coos: David P. Carlson
Grafton: Quentin J. Blaine
Hillsborough County-North: Jennifer L. Parent
Hillsborough County-South: Kevin P. Rauseo
Merrimack County: Andrew Mierins resigned subsequent to his election, due to relocation of his practice to another county.*
Rockingham County: Robert T. Mittelholzer
Strafford County: Timothy M. Harrington
Sullivan County: David Foley
* Attorney Mierins, who has joined the Manchester law firm of Clark & Sekella, accepted his new position after the election. He has announced his resignation due to his ineligibility to serve as county governor. As called for in the Associationís constitution, the Board of Governors will appoint a replacement who will serve until the next regular election, at which time a special election for a one-year term for Merrimack County Governor will be conducted.