Open Board Positions to Be Filled June 16

Three open positions will be filled by the Tennessee Bar Association Board of Governors at its meeting on June 16. In accordance with Article 47 of the TBA Bylaws, the board may fill the vacancies, with terms through Spring 2019, at its June 2018 meeting.  
 
Governor, Fourth District (three-year term), is an open seat created when no one sought to be considered for the seat by the deadline. The term for this seat expires in 2019. The candidate selected by the board will be required to file a petition to retain the seat for a new three-year term.
 
The Fourth District includes the counties of Bedford, Cannon, Clay, Coffee, DeKalb, Fentress, Franklin, Grundy, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Moore, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Rutherford, Sequatchie, Smith, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White and Wilson.
 
Governor, Seventh District (three-year term), is an open seat created when no one sought to be considered for the seat by the deadline. The term for this seat expires in 2020; however, the candidate selected by the board will be required to file a petition in 2019 to retain this seat through the expiration of the term.
 
The Seventh District includes the counties of Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Tipton and Weakley.
 
Governor, Eighth District (three-year term), is an open seat created when no one sought to be considered for the seat by the deadline. The term for this seat expires in 2021; however, the candidate selected by the board will be required to file a petition in 2019 to retain this seat through the expiration of the term. 
 
The Eighth District includes Shelby County.
 
The domicile of any candidate for the position of Governor shall be deemed to be the county in which his/her principal law office is located at the time of the election.
 
If you would like to be considered for one of these positions, contact TBA Executive Director Joycelyn Stevenson in writing indicating your interest, including a resume, at jstevenson@tnbar.org by June 1.
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