The Nominations Committee advises on the Awards Program and the various opportunities the National LGBT Bar Association offers to its members. The Committee also oversees prospective candidates applying for vacant positions on both the Foundation and Association Boards of the organization.
Members of the Nominations Committee
Heron Greenesmith is an LGBT Movement and Policy Analyst with the Movement Advancement Project. Before joining MAP, Heron was Legislative Counsel at the Family Equality Council where she focused on federal regulatory reforms for LGBT parents and their children. She has written about employment discrimination and the legal invisibility of bisexualitRead More
Skip Horne previously served as the Director, Graduate and International Programs at the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to joining USD, he was a Global Recruiting Manager for Latham & Watkins, supporting the firm’s diversity recruiting, law school and LLM outreach, and international hiring efforts. Previously, he was the AssistantRead More
Laura Maechtlen is a former Past President of the LGBT Bar Board of Directors. She joined the LGBT Bar Board of Directors as the affiliate representative for Sacramento Lawyers for the Equality of Gays and Lesbians in 2004. She has assumed responsibilities as the Membership Chair and most recently the President-Elect. Laura graduated from the BostoRead More
Joseph A. Vallo is a Litigation Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig in New York and Fort Lauderdale. Joseph focuses his practice on securities arbitration, mediation, litigation and also has wide-ranging experience in retail brokerage compliance in domestic and international markets. Before rejoining Greenberg Traurig he was with Burr & Forman.Read More