Committees

The CPA committees are open to all members.  Please send an email to the Committee Coordinator/Chair to request to be added to the Committee list.  

The Code of Regulations Committee, chaired by the Parliamentarian, prepares and presents amendments to the Code of Regulations of the Association, when necessary, to the members for approval. The committee also assists the Parliamentarian who serves as a liaison between the Nominating Committee and the Board of Trustees. The Parliamentarian's email address is parliamentarian@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Continuing Legal Education Committee is responsible for scheduling the Association's seminars; compiling information regarding other local and national seminars; compiling and disseminating new developments in the legal field; monitoring the specialty sections, recording and reporting CLE credits; and providing other career counseling and information concerning paralegal education. The Continuing Legal Education Committee Chair email address is cle@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Finance Committee, chaired by the Treasurer, reviews and authorizes ordinary expenditures, prepares the budget and an annual report for each fiscal year. The Treasurer's email address is treasurer@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Membership Committee, chaired by the Second Vice President, is responsible for recruiting members and considering all applications for membership. This committee is also responsible for compiling and sending the membership directory supplied to all members of the Association, sending new member packets, maintaining the membership list with changes of address and status, and sending information regarding the Association to prospective members. The Membership Committee Chair email address is membership@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Newsletter Committee is responsible for the design, layout, content and publishing of the monthly newsletter which is emailed to all the members of the Association. The Newsletter Committee Chair email address is newsletter@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Professional Development Committee is responsible for reviewing and presenting to the Association matters relative to the professional development of the members of the Association. The Professional Development Committee Coordinator email address is professional_development@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Programs Committee is responsible for the planning and scheduling general membership meetings, the Holiday party and other social functions. This committee also aids in the fund raising activities for the Association. The Programs Committee Chair email address is programs@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Pro Bono Committee encourages and facilitates pro bono activities among the CPA members. The Pro Bono Committee Coordinator email address is probono@cincinnatiparalegals.org.

The Student Affairs Committee coordinates speakers for schools that have paralegal programs and acts as a liaison for student members. The Student Affairs Committee Coordinator email address is student_affairs@cincinnatiparalegals.org.