Bar Committees: General Operations

Executive

General operation of CCCBA, including:

  • direction and supervision of Bar Executive Director
  • general coordination with CCCBA Sections
  • general coordination with CCCBA committees
  • liaison with State Bar Association(s)
  • coordination with other county bar associations
  • Media/Public Relations matters
  • liaison with government agencies and public officials
  • recommendations on dues with consultation of membership committee

Chair: Steve Steinberg

Governance

Updates Bylaws and Board policies to ensure compliance with IRS and other legal requirements.

Chair: Elva Harding

Audit

  • interviews and reviews qualifications and independence of CCCBA financial auditors
  • selects Independent Accountant and provides scope of work
  • reviews adequacy of internal controls systems
  • provides oversight on integrity of financial statements and reports
  • reports directly to Board of Directors, at least annually

Chair: Steve Steinberg

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Finance

Oversees all financial matters for CCCBA, including:

  • operating and capital budgets
  • borrowings and capital planning
  • material contracts and leases
  • preparation of revenue and expense budgets
  • business plan development and implementation
  • facilities and equipment
  • investment funds management in accordance with Board approved investment policies

Chair: Elva Harding

Nominating (Directors)

Responsible for nomination of slate of Board of Directors.

Chair: Steve Steinberg, President

Nominating (Officers)

Responsible for nomination of slate of officers (other than the President).

Chair: Steve Steinberg, President

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Personnel

Oversees staff personnel issues and policies for CCCBA.

Chair: James Wu

Diversity

Develops programs to promote diversity in the local judicial applicant pool and to facilitate traditionally underrepresented attorneys in seeking advancement to the Contra Costa Superior Court Bench, including:

  • Judicial Mentoring Program
  • “So You Want to Be A Judge?” workshops in collaboration with California Women Lawyers (CWL)

Chair: Robin Pearson

Conference of California Bar Associations

Participates in State Bar annual meetings and conferences.

Co-Chair: Rashmi Nijagal

Co-Chair: Maggie Grover

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