The State Bar of California, 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Governance in the Public Interest Task Force
Notice and Agenda
Friday, March 25, 2011
9:30 - 3:00
Governance in the Public Interest Task Force
State Bar of California
The Citizen Hotel, Metropolitan Terrace
926 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions regarding any agenda item should be directed to the Committee Coordinator(s), Starr Babcock at 415-538-2070 or Chair, William Hebert at (415) 374-8370. Committee members are requested to notify the Committee Coordinator as early as possible in advance of the meeting if they wish to remove any item/s from the consent agenda.

Committee Members: Lowell Carruth, Wells Lyman, Jon Streeter, Angela Davis, Gwen Moore, Jeannine English, Judy Johnson, Gayle Murphy, James Towery, Beth Jay, Luis Rodriguez, Loren Kieve, Dennis Mangers, Judge JoAnn Remke, Michael Tenenbaum.
The rules of the State Bar permit Board members who are not committee members to participate but not vote in the committee meeting. If a majority of Board members is present, the meeting is a meeting of the Board as a whole but no formal action by the full Board will take place.

The order of business is approximate and subject to change.

For meetings of the Board and Board Committees. Committee meetings and items scheduled for a particular day may be moved to an earlier or later day to facilitate business of the Board and Board Committees.
Open Session

I. Chair's Report
Oral Report
II. Reports
A. Task Force Report from March 2, 2011 Meeting
B. Task Force Timeline
III. Consent
IV. Action
V. Discussion/Information
A. Discussion of Board Governance Proposals:
  • All Appointed
  • Hybrid
  • Status Quo
B. Alternative Proposal of Governance Structure-Dennis Mangers
C. Request for Information Final Materials:

  • Written Responses
  • Public Hearing Transcripts
D. Revised Governance Reform Proposal-Jon Streeter and Angela Davis
  • Combining Elements of 3-2-11 Proposal With Elements of Other Task Force Members Proposals
Closed Session

I. Consent
II. Action
III. Advice of counsel pertaining to matters on the open agenda
Advice of counsel pertaining to matters on the open agenda
IV. Discussion/Information
V. Reports
* Closed pursuant to Business and Professions Code § 6026.5 (a). Consult with counsel regarding pending or prospective litigation.
** Closed pursuant to Business and Professions Code § 6026.5 (e). Disciplinary investigations and proceedings.
*** Closed pursuant to Business and Processions Code § 6026.5 (h). Joint meetings with agencies provided in Article VI of the California Constitution.