2012 Annual Report for the
Nonprofit Organization Law Section
Activities and accomplishments:
During 2012, the first year of the newly formed Nonprofit Organizations Law Section (NOLS), the Executive Committee met monthly and formed three committees, which have been working on their respective responsibilities and tasks: the NOLS CLE Planning Committee, the NOLS Legislative Affairs Committee, and the NOLS Online Journal & Website Committee. The Section’s CLE Planning Committee polled all of the Section members about their wishes for CLEs, both this year and in the future, and successfully organized a popular, well attended CLE on “Advising Nonprofit Organizations” that was co-sponsored by the OSB. It was held in September at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The Annual Business Meeting of the Section was held in conjunction with the CLE, and the new officers and Executive Committee members for 2013 were elected. The Section’s Online Journal & Website Committee has now developed the section’s website, which is up and running, and is working to launch the initial electronic publication of its online journal, which will be called simply “NOLS Online.” The Section worked with the OSB staff to establish a Section Listserv to facilitate communication between section members. At the end of the NOL Section’s first year we now have 100 Section members.
Respectfully submitted: David E. Atkin (CH), Mark Louis Katzman (TR), Susan N. Gary (SEC), Richard Baroway, Ross A. Day, John Gear, Jann P. Lane, Nancy B. Murray, Barbara Smythe, Theresa M. Kohlhoff (BC), Michelle M. Peterson (BL).