OCPA held its Annual Meeting, Elections and Holiday Party on November 13, 2012, at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach. Kai Williamson, Vice President Policy, called the Annual Meeting to order. After ballots were counted and a quorum satisfied, the 2013 Officers and Board of Directors were elected.
Honorable James L. Smith (Ret.) performed the installation of the 2013 President and Board of Directors.
The 2013 Officers are:
President, Vicky La Celle, ACP
Vice President of Administration, Kerry Swancutt
Vice President of Policy, Julianna Hallsted, ACP
Treasurer, Hilary Martin
Secretary, Janine Fountain
NALA Liaison, Kai Williamson
The 2013 Directors at Large are:
Maria Conzelman, ACP
Cynthia J. Mascio, ACP, CAS, CEDS
Leila Rezanoor, CP
Carolyn Yellis, ACP
Elizabeth Root, ACP, received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for her many years of service to the OCPA and the paralegal profession. OCPA congratulates Elizabeth for her success.
OCPA collected stuffed animal to donate to CASA. CASA is made up of volunteers who act as a "voice in court" for abused and neglected children.
Thank you to everyone who voted and attended the Annual Meeting, Elections and Holiday Party.