Committees

NCPJ Committee Appointments


Conference Chairs:

Spring 2018-Dianne Yamin/Anne Meister

Fall 2018-Jim Walther, Chair/Jim Purnell, Co-Chair

Spring 2019-Brenda Thompson, Chair/Tamara Curry, Co-Chair

Fall 2019-Amy McCulloch/Brenda Thompson

Spring 2020-James P. Dunleavy/Dianne E. Yamin

Fall 2020-Anne Meister/Don Davis

Spring 2021-Jim Dunleavy/Jim Purnell


Curriculum Chairs:

Spring 2018-Brenda Thompson/Amy McCulloch

Fall 2018-Amy McCulloch, Chair/Rita Cobb, Co-Chair

Spring 2019-Anne Meister, Chair/Christine Butts, Co-Chair

Fall 2019-Dianne Yamin/Jim Purnell

Spring 2020-Jim Walther/Tim Grendell

Fall 2020-Brenda Thompson/Amy McCulloch

Spring 2021-Dianne Yamin/Jim Walther

Spring 2022-Jim Walther/Tim Grendell


Membership Co-Chairs:

Dianne Yamin/Tim Grendell


Nominations Committee:

Anne Meister, Chair (term expires 2020)

Brenda Thompson (term expires 2020)

Jack Puffenberger (2nd 3-year term – expires 2020)

Rita Cobb (1st 3-year term – expires 2021)

Ponda Caldwell (1st 3-year term – expires 2021)


Communications Committee:

Tim Grendell, Chair

James Dunleavy

Heather Galvan

Byron Macfarlane

Jerry Simoneaux

Jason Cox


Site Selection Committee:

Rita Cobb, Chair

Grace Connolly, Co-Chair

John Voorhees


Treat Award Committee:

Christine Butts, Chair

Brenda Thompson

Grace Connolly (1st 2-year term – expires 2020)

ACTEC representative – Mary Radford

Chair of ABA Section on Real Property Probate and Trust Law – David M. English


Isabella Award Committee:

Christine Butts, Chair

Anne Meister

President, National Guardianship Association – Paul Siedeman

Chairperson, National Guardianship Network – Catherine Seal

Representative ABA Committee on Law and Aging – Eleanor Crosby Lanier

Ponda Caldwell (2nd 2-year term – expires 2020)

John Voorhees (2nd 2-year term – expires 2020)


Exhibits & Sponsors Committee:

Jim Dunleavy, Chair

Jim Walther


Liaison to ABA Committee on Law & Aging:

Mary Joy Quinn


Liaison to National Guardian Network:

Mary Joy Quinn


NCPJ Liaison Contact:

Jean Stewart


Bylaws Committee:

Tamara Curry, Chair

James Dunleavy

James Purnell


If you are a member of NCPJ, would you like to join a committee?  Please let us know!