Nominations Committee

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

  • Jeremy Protas

    Jeremy Protas


    Jeremy Protas is a partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP in Chicago Jeremy’s practice focuses on securing patent protection in the United States and abroad, counseling clients on patent-related matters, and participating in complex patent litigation He also serves on the firm’s Diversity and Pro Bono Committees Jeremy holds

  • Heron Greenesmith

    Heron Greenesmith


    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