The NAFUSA officers and board of directors held their annual spring meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, May 4, 2013. On the evening before the meeting, NAFUSA Treasurer Bart Daniel and his wife, Cindy, hosted a reception at their lovely historic Charleston home, a half block from the Battery. Daniel arranged horse and buggy transportation to the restaurant for dinner.
The meeting was held on Saturday morning and chaired by President Jay Stephens, who informed the group of the developing plans for the September conference to be held at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, DC, September 26-28, 2013. The fall conference will open with a cocktail reception on the Jones Day roof top, which overlooks the Capitol. Friday and Saturday mornings will include the usual CLE programs, and the planning committee is working on three panels: government regulation hot topics, criminal litigation ethics and the United States Supreme Court. The committee is also planning a cruise on the Potomac and the conference will conclude with a banquet and business meeting on Saturday evening. More details are expected soon.
There were additional reports on finances, membership, nominations, the Bradford Award, the DOJ liaison committee and the NAFUSA Foundation. Presdient Elect Don Stern announced the 2014 conference will be held on October 9-11, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza. The 2015 conference will be held in Phoenix or Scotsdale, and the 2016 conference in San Diego.
As is the NAFUSA custom, board members and officers were responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Click here to view more photos from the Charleston meeting.