2022-2023 Board Elections

The following FDCC Members have declared their intent to stand for election to the Board of Directors, and for the positions of Secretary/Treasurer (1); Senior Director (9) and Director (9). Please review their Leadership Summaries and the Candidate’s Statement for the position of Secretary/Treasurer.

 You are cordially invited to offer your personal and very valued comments regarding the FDCC candidates standing for election. Please click on this link  to reserve your time slot for the FDCC's Nominating Committee Meeting to be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Room 402 (the Chiliwack Room) in Seattle, WA in conjunction with the Annual Meeting. You can also send a confidential email or letter to: Executive Director Bernie Heinze: bernie@thefederation.org, which will be provided to the Nominating Committee for their consideration.

Candidates for Secretary Treasurer

Heidi G. Goebel

Goebel Anderson, P.C.
Salt Lake City, UT
Candidate Statement
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Senior Directors

Lauren S. Curtis
Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
St. Petersburg, FL
Leadership Summary

Sean C. Griffin 
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Washington, D.C.
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Marc H. Harwell
Harwell & Hurst, PLLC
Chattanooga, TN
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Jennifer E. Johnsen

Gallivan, White & Boyd, PA

Greenville, SC
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R. Jeff Kelsey
Federal Express Corporation
Memphis, TN
Leadership Summary

Francisco Ramos,Jr.
Clarke Silverglate, P.A.
Miami, FL
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Casey C. Stansbury
Freeman, Mathis & Gary, LLP
Lexington, KY
Leadership Summary

Marisa Trasatti
Cipriani & Werner
Baltimore, MD
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Director Candidates

Tiffany M. Alexander
Tanenbaum Keale LLP
Berwyn, PA
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Valerie Kellner 
Rawle & Henderson LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Leadership Summary

John C. Trimble
Lewis Wagner, LLP
Indianapolis, IN
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Caroline J. Berdzik
Goldberg Segalla
Princeton, NJ
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Daniel W. McGrath
Hinshaw & Culbertson
Chicago, IL
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Kile T. Turner
Norman Wood Kendrick & Turner
Birmingham, AL
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Alison R. Christian 
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Phoenix, AZ
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Alan S. Rutkin
Rivkin Radler, LLP
New York, NY
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Lee M. Hall
Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC
Huntington, WV
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Heather A. Sanderson
Sanderson Law
Calgary, Canada
Leadership Summary