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The New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Nominating Committee is inviting New Jersey State Bar Association members and non-lawyers to submit their names for consideration for a position on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Each nominated Trustee will serve for a one-year term beginning on June 15, 2022. Trustees are eligible to serve a maximum of eight terms on the Board.

To access the questionnaire, and apply click here.

Deadline: Questionnaire must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022.

The New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Nominating Committee invites New Jersey State Bar Association members and non-lawyers to apply for the following positions for the ’22-’23 term:

NJSBF Officers:  One-year terms for President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.  The foregoing officers, along with the Immediate Past President, make up the Executive Committee.

NJSBF Board of Trustees:  There are a total of 27 Trustees on the Board, and each nominated Trustee will serve for a one-year term beginning at the close of business on June 14, 2022. Trustees are eligible to serve a maximum of eight terms on the Board. The New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the charitable and educational arm of the New Jersey State Bar Association, provides a wide variety of free, law-related programs and services to the public. The Foundation’s mission is to:

  • Foster an increased awareness, appreciation and knowledge of law and the legal system among New Jersey residents;
  • Serve as the statewide resource for law-related education for the public;
  • Provide opportunities for lawyers to serve the public through the Foundation’s programs; and
  • Foster professionalism and pride in the profession of law through public service.

With funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey, as well as generous support from the legal community, the Foundation is able to reach thousands of New Jersey residents each year. Interested candidates should complete a candidate Questionnaire that is available on the Foundation’s website at njsbf.org. 

Questions about the Questionnaire or application process can be directed to Mary Jean Barnes, JD, Director of Administration and Grants Programs, at [email protected].