About the Chapter

Committees of the Council

Nominations and Elections Committee

The Nominations and Elections Committee is responsible for identifying and selecting outstanding members of the Capitol Hill Chapter to serve in positions of responsibility of the Chapter, as officers or council members. The Chapter President, Geoff Cheshire, the President Elect, Ethan Torrey, and the Immediate Past President, Jeff McDermott, carries out the functions of this Committee.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee shall faithfully implement the Chapter Membership Plan, strive constantly to increase Chapter and Federal Bar membership, and coordinate applications for membership with the Federal Bar Association headquarters and the Circuit Vice President.

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee organizes continuing legal education programs on topics of interest to Chapter members, including professional ethics. The President is authorized to appoint a Chair for this Committee.

Programs Committee

The Program Committee helps to organize monthly luncheons and other programs of interest to Chapter members.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee publishes and distributes a quarterly e-newsletter to Chapter members, works with FBA National Staff to maintain the Chapter’s website, and ensures that upcoming events and other relevant information is shared with Chapter members on a timely basis.  The President is authorized to appoint a Chair for this Committee.

Social Committee 

The Social Committee organizes periodic social events, including multi-chapter events, for the benefit of Chapter members and their guests.  The President is authorized to appoint a Chair for this Committee.

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