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April 19, 2024

CBA 2024-2025 Board of Governors Election

The Nomination and Elections committee has submitted their report certifying to the Board of Governors that the following candidates are eligible to run for the 2024-2025 Board. The election will open on May 1, 2024, at 9:00 am and closed at noon on May 10, 2024.

On the ballot for officer positions are:

President: Aracely Tagliaventi, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (VIEW BIO
President-Elect: Kelli Amador, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP (VIEW BIO
Secretary/Treasurer: Melanie Tobias-Hunter, Columbus City Attorney (VIEW BIO

Only members who have been elected to at least one full term and currently serving on the Board of Governors are eligible for Secretary/Treasurer. Christopher Vonau, current Columbus Bar President, will serve another year as Immediate Past President


Cedric Collins, Law Office of Cedric P. Collins, LLC (VIEW BIO
Judith Galeano, Mowery Youell & Galeano Ltd. (VIEW BIO)

Candidates on the ballot for first terms are:

Joanne Beasy, Isaac Wiles & Burkholder LLC (VIEW BIO
Jonathan Bond, Cooper & Elliott LLC (VIEW BIO
Erin Butcher, Bricker Graydon LLP (VIEW BIO
Natasha Davis, Nationwide Children’s Hospital (VIEW BIO
Amy Flowers, Ice Miller LLP (VIEW BIO
Sydney Pahren, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (VIEW BIO
Kevin Rouch, Rouch Law Office (VIEW BIO)                                                                                                                                                                Angelina Vega, Downtown Columbus, Inc (VIEW BIO

Additional eligible persons may be nominated for any Board position by delivering to the Association’s Executive Director a nominating petition signed by at least ten (10) voting members of the Association whose dues for the current fiscal year are paid. A nominating petition must be received at the Association office by not later than noon on April 26, 2024. 


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