President: The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and Executive
Board and perform such other duties as ordinarily pertain to this office.
MINDI L. SCHAEFER, M.S., RP, OSBA, AACP
Vice President/Membership Coordinator: The Vice President shall preside in the absence of the President; shall be responsible for the organization of all committees, including soliciting committee chairpersons for all committees not chaired by elected officers. The Vice President shall also be chairperson of the Membership Committee; review and process all new applications for Membership and present the same to the Executive Board for consideration; present to the Executive Board a report that quantifies PACO’s Membership by Membership category at each Executive Board meeting; annually review and coordinate with CBA renewal notices to current Members; coordinate with CBA an updated roster of PACO Members to NFPA on a monthly basis in the format specified by NFPA. The Vice President shall also provide a list of eligible voting members for general election meetings.
REBECCA M. LEWIS, MBA, MPA
Assistant Vice President/Committee Coordinator: The Assistant Vice President shall be responsible for the organization of all committees, including soliciting committee chairpersons for all committees not chaired by elected officers. The Assistant Vice President shall be the liaison between all such committees and the Executive Board and shall perform such other duties as ordinarily pertain to this office.
The secretary shall record the proceedings of all meetings of the Association
and the Executive Board; in conjunction with CBA keep a list of all names
and addresses of all members; preserve in a permanent file all records and
letters of value of the Association and its officers, which, together with the minute book, shall
be delivered to the incoming officer at the close of the term; and keep
a record of all correspondence of the Association. The Secretary shall serve
as statutory agent of the Association. In the absence of the Secretary,
a secretary pro tempore may be appointed by the Executive Board to perform
the Secretary’s duties.
The Treasurer shall collect Sustaining Affiliate Member annual fees and
all monies of the Association and make distribution by check, signed by
the Treasurer or President; keep an account of all receipts and disbursements,
monthly reports, make an annual report at the annual meeting; and deposit
the funds in such bank as the Executive Board may direct. The Treasurer
shall be bonded in an amount set by the Executive.
VICKI BABBERT, OSBA
President-Elect: The President-Elect has no duties or responsibilities. The President-Elect does not vote. The President-Elect is training to become the President for the following term.
NFPA Primary Representative:
The NFPA Primary Representative shall represent the interest of the Association
before the NFPAand shall report on all of NFPA's activities to the Executive
Board and the membership of the Association.
Secondary Representative: The Statewide Representative/NFPA
Secondary Representative will promote and maintain ongoing relationships
on behalf of the Association with other allied professional associations.
The Statewide Representative will be the NFPA Secondary Representative and
aid the NFPA Primary Representative only with NFPA related responsibilities,
and represent PACO at NFPA annual, mid-year and regional meetings.
Representative: The Public Relations Representative shall be the chairperson of
the Public Relations Committee and shall be responsible for planning all
publicity related activities of the Association.
ERIN CAFFERKEY, CRP
Student Liaison Representative: The Student Liaison Representative shall develop
and implement student scholarships for local paralegal programs; visit Columbus
and surrounding area paralegal programs, to coordinate student membership
involvement in PACO; maintain a speakers bureau, and establish a mentoring
REBECCA M. LEWIS, MBA, MPA