Nominations and Recommendations

Nominations Sought for AALS President-Elect, Executive Committee Positions

The 2017 AALS Nominating Committee invites faculty at AALS Member Schools to suggest candidates for President-Elect and for two open positions on the Executive Committee for three-year terms. The Nominating Committee would very much appreciate help in identifying strong candidates who can help shape the future and direction of the association.
Send your suggestion and supporting comments to Executive Director Judith Areen, 1614 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 or [email protected] by June 1, 2016. Please note that to be eligible, a person must have a faculty appointment at an AALS Member School. The committee will recommend candidates for these positions to the House of Representatives at the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
AALS President Kellye Y. Testy has appointed an able, informed, and representative Nominating Committee. The members of the Nominating Committee for 2017 Officers and Members of the Executive Committee are: Annette Clark, Seattle University School of Law; Marty Katz, University of Denver Sturm College of Law; Gillian Lester, Columbia University School of Law; Leo P. Martinez, University of California, Hastings College of Law, 2015 Chair; and Daniel Rodriguez, Dean, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chair.

The 2016 President-Elect and new Executive Committee members.

The 2016 President-Elect and new Executive Committee members.


Seeking Recommendations for AALS Committee Members

This July, AALS President-Elect Paul Marcus will appoint members to the following standing committees for three-year terms that begin January 2017:

He will also appoint members to the Nominating Committee for Officers and Members of the 2018 Executive Committee, the Program Committee for the 2018 Annual Meeting, and the Committee to Review Scholarly Papers for the Annual Meeting.
Thoughtful and effective volunteers are a vital element in the work of AALS. The association seeks to build committees that reflect the participation of newer as well as seasoned members of the academy. If you know of law school teachers who would be particularly suited to these committees, we welcome recommendations and would appreciate insights into the suggested person’s strengths in the context of the proposed committee service.
Please send recommendations to Judith Areen, Executive Director, at [email protected] before June 24, 2016. Please include the committee name as the subject header of your email. You may also mail your nominations to 2017 Committee Appointments, Association of American Law Schools, 1614 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009.