Call for Leadership
We invite you to apply for leadership in the Colorado Bar Association! The CBA values its diverse membership and communities. We are committed to selecting leaders who represent all of our members from a wide range of positions, personal histories, identities and geographic representation.
The CBA’s Mission, Values, and Vision Statements demonstrate the CBA’s commitment to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusivity throughout the Association.
The CBA Leadership Selection Committee is currently accepting leadership applications for Senior Vice President, and four Vice President positions for 2023-24.
The Senior Vice President will serve a one-year term. Each Vice President will serve a two-year term.
Applications will be accepted for the following offices:
•Senior Vice President, Region 7 (Continental Divide, Ninth Judicial District, Northwest Colorado, and Pitkin County Bar Associations)
•Vice President, Region 1 (Denver Bar Association)
•Vice President, Region 3 (Boulder County, Larimer County, Thirteenth Judicial District, and Weld County Bar Associations)
•Vice President, Region 5 (El Paso County, Fremont/Custer, Heart of the Rockies, and San Luis Valley Bar Associations)
•Vice President, Region 7 (Continental Divide, Ninth Judicial District, Northwest Colorado, and Pitkin County Bar Associations)
The leadership selection procedures (Section 8.5.) and the duties of the President, President-Elect, Senior Vice President, and Vice-Presidents (Section 7.3.) are set forth in the CBA Bylaws, the Policy and Procedure Manual, and in the REFOCUS 20/20 Plan which reads: “Future officers of the CBA are expected to implement this plan and keep the CBA strategically focused. The nominating committee is directed to consider this as it nominates officers.”
Eligible applicants for CBA Leadership are:
•CBA members in good standing;
•Dedicated to upholding the Mission, Values, and Vision Statement of the organization;
•Experienced and engaged in areas important to the operation and long-term success of the CBA;
•Individuals who possess qualities reflecting integrity, independence, leadership, good judgment, wisdom, curiosity, vision, a proven record of accomplishment, and an ability to work well with others.
The Leadership Selection Committee will review applications and announce to the membership the qualified candidates vying for each position. Following the announcement of the candidates, the Leadership Selection Committee shall solicit confidential comments from CBA members regarding any candidate, making available each candidate’s application.
The Leadership Selection Committee must report its nominees to the CBA membership on or before March 10, 2023. Thereafter, additional nominations for any of the above offices may be made by petition of no less than 100 members in good standing, up to and including April 15, 2023.
Everyone is invited and encouraged to contact any members of the Leadership Selection Committee with suggestions or questions. To contact the committee, email Jessica Lindzy.
The application period has closed.