[teknoids] CALI Board of Directors - Get Involved - Call for Nominations

John Mayer jmayer at cali.org
Tue Oct 25 11:48:22 EDT 2016

Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016 (5pm CST)

Current CALI Board of Directors:

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is seeking
nominations of qualified and enthusiastic individuals to fill vacant
positions on its Board of Directors. If you know of someone who would like
to contribute to the research and development, strategic planning and
governance of CALI, then consider nominating them for the CALI Board of

Please clear it with the person first to make sure they WANT to be
nominated. Self-nominations are acceptable.  It helps our process if the
nominee provides some background on their interest in CALI's mission and

- Phone number of the nominee
- Email address of the nominee
- Institutional affiliation of the nominee
- CV and/or link to home page/bio for the nominee.

Directors are required to attend TWO meetings a year (June during the CALI
Conference and January during AALS). Directors serve on committees at the
behest of the President of the Board and work on other projects and issues
relating to the governance, strategy-setting and promotion of CALI’s
mission and activities.

Directors terms are for three years at which time their service is
evaluated by the Nominating Committee along with other nominees. Service on
the CALI Board is voluntary and gratis. Travel expenses for the Board
meetings can be covered by CALI if institutional support is unavailable.

The list of all nominees will be submitted to the Nomination Committee who
will determine a slate of candidates to be presented to the CALI Membership
at the Annual Breakfast to be held on

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Parc55 Hotel
San Francisco, CA
7:15am PST

...during AALS.

All nominees will be contacted during the week of November 14, 2016.
Nominees who are chosen by the nominating committee and elected by the
membership are required to attend the CALI Board meeting tentatively
scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 2016 in San Francisco, CA (8:30am –

CALI is a dynamic and forward-thinking 501(c)(3) non-profit with big plans
and big ideas. CALI is supported primarily by membership dues from over 200
US law schools. Qualified Directors should have knowledge and experience
that they can contribute to the ongoing marketing, development and
strategic planning towards CALI's mission.  Visit the CALI website to see
what CALI is doing.

Some of our projects include:

* CALI publishes over 900 web-based tutorials that are used by law students
and law faculty at over 200 US law schools.  We are constantly adding new
lessons and updating the existing collection.  More information is at

* CALI publishes e-casebooks and other legal texts in multiple ebook
formats under a the eLangdell imprint.  These are distributed under
Creative Commons licenses to allow for maximum flexibility for faculty and
students to use in their educational endeavors.  More information is at

* CALI created the A2J Author software platform that is used by legal aid
attorneys and law schools to teach their students law process automation.
More information about using A2J Author in law schools is at

If you have any questions or wish to submit a nominations, contact John
Mayer, Executive Director at 312-906-5307 or jmayer at cali.org.


John Mayer
Executive Director
Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction/CALI
565 West Adams
Chicago, IL  60661
312-906-5280 - fax
jmayer at cali.org
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