From the 2010 News Archive
Alumni Board Names New President & Members for 2010-2011
On February 22, the University of Maryland School of Law’s Alumni Board named its new president and members for the 2010-2011 academic year. Elizabeth Kameen '83
, Principal Counsel to the Maryland State Board of Education and the Maryland State Department of Education, will begin her term as President of the Alumni Board on July 1, 2010, succeeding Deborah Lynne Potter ’90
, a Partner at The Jaklitsch Law Group. As President of the Alumni Board, Ms. Potter has provided remarkable leadership throughout the 2009-2010 academic year.
A 1983 graduate of the Law School, Order of the Coif
, Ms. Kameen was appointed by the Attorney General in 2005 after serving as Senior Counsel to the Maryland Medicaid Program, an attorney and litigator in private practice, a federal clerk in the United States District Court of Maryland, Director of Funding and Evaluation for a large educational agency in Pennsylvania, as well as other positions in education.
Additionally, the Board welcomed 11 new members, including:
- Steven V. Adler '07
Administrative Commissioner, District Court of Maryland
- Richard Bloch '71
Partner, Shiling, Bloch and Hirsch, P.A.
- James "Trey" R. Hart III '09
Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
- Kathryn "Kate" Christensen Mills '02
Deputy Director, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Congressional Relations
- Brett D. Rogers '02
- David A. Roth '85
Partner, Grenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP
- Bryan K. Saxton '09
Associate, Tydings & Rosenberg LLP
- Reena K. Shah '07
Staff Attorney, Maryland Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
- Indira K. Sharma '06
Associate, Saul Ewing LLP
- Cori M. Shepherd '08
Associate, McGuire Woods LLP
- C. Diane Wallace Booker '96
Executive Director, U.S. Dream Academy, Inc.
Members of the University of Maryland School of Law Alumni Board play a multi-faceted role that is vital to the School of Law’s future success. The Board’s principal activities include sponsoring alumni events, improving student life, selecting the alumni award recipients, participating in community service projects, and more.
Among the board’s newest initiatives includes the creation of a Recent Grad Pilot Committee to discuss and present ideas to the Alumni Board, and implement ideas to encourage recent graduate participation in School of Law activities. The board is also working to establish an initiative for students to work with alumni on veterans’ pro bono issues. For more information, please contact 410-706-2070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Carrie Oleynik