Committees

2015-2016 LSSB Committees

The Advocate Committee

Chair: Ashley Johnson The Advocate Committee maintains a presence at all social events in order to capture the moments that make the law school experience memorable. It then creates The Advocate, the law school yearbook.

If you are interested in participating with this committee, please contact The Advocate Committee Chair Ashley Johnson at aajohns3@go.olemiss.edu.

Alumni Relations, Career Services, & Networking Committee

Co-Chairs: Jenny Ann Urban & Dillon King The Alumni Relations, Career Services, & Networking Committee promotes meaningful engagement with alumni, attorneys, and business professionals, which bridges the gaps between current law students and the legal community. This committee builds networks and fosters professional development. The committee is available to develop networking and alumni activities. This committee also meets with the Career Services Office to discuss career service events and work on student communication.

If you are interested in participating with this committee, please contact Jenny Ann Urban at jaurban@go.olemiss.edu or Dillon King at ldking@go.olemiss.edu.

Community Service & Pro Bono Committee

Co-Chairs: Cecelia Bacon, Marquita Carr, Shawnda Cooke, & Audra Odom The Community Service Committee encourages and facilitates active participation by students in volunteer and pro bono activities on campus and throughout the Oxford community. The chair and members of this committee also assist in the planning, promoting, and executing the annual Pro Bono Initiative Charity Ball.

If you are interested in participating with this committee please email Cecelia Bacon at ckbacon@go.olemiss.edu, Marquita Carr at mmbrown7@go.olemiss.edu, or Audra Odom at amodom1@go.olemiss.edu.

Elections Committee

Chair: Devin Rose The Elections Committee regulates and facilitates LSSB Elections in the fall and spring of each year. Elections Committee members are selected by the LSSB President from the 2L and 3L classes.

For more information about this committee, please email Devin Rose at jdrose@go.olemiss.edu.

Health and Wellness Committee

Co-Chairs: Blake Stevens & Whitney Griffin The Health and Wellness Committee is dedicated to improving the physical and mental health of the law school community. The chair and members of the Health and Wellness work with the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs to promote health and wellness programming at the law school.

If you are interested in participating with this committee, please contact Blake Stevens at bastevens@go.olemiss.edu.

Intramural Sports Committee

Co-Chairs: Doug MacKimm & Chase Pritchard Intramurals are a great way for law students to exercise and engage with other students. Ole Miss offers many different sports through the Department of Campus Recreation. The chair and members of the Intramural Sports Committee are responsible for coordinating information about student intramural teams. This committee also coaches the annual student, faculty, and staff softball game in the spring of each year.

If you are interested in participating with this committee please email Doug Mackimm at damackim@go.olemiss.edu or Chase Pritchard at pcpritch@go.olemiss.edu.

Student Organization Leaders Roundtable Committee

Chair: Kathryn Renik Leaders from the various law school organizations, publications, and advocacy boards meet monthly to discuss different issues that impact their organizations and the law school community at large. The chief executive officers and chief financial officers of the law school’s various organizations, publications, and advocacy boards are automatically members of this committee and are expected to attend each meeting. The chair is selected by the LSSB President.

For more information about this committee, please email Kathryn Renik at karenik@go.olemiss.edu.

 
 

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