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September 07, 2022

Highlights of the September 7 VSB Special Council Meeting

At a special meeting on September 7, 2022, in Richmond, the Virginia State Bar Council heard the following significant reports and took the following actions.

New VSB Executive Director

Cameron M. Rountree was unanimously recommended to send as the candidate for the position of VSB executive director/chief operating officer/secretary treasurer to the Supreme Court of Virginia for approval. Rountree currently is VSB deputy executive director and has served as interim executive director since Karen A. Gould’s retirement. He was recommended to Council unanimously by the 12-member VSB Executive Director Search Task Force chaired by past president Phillip V. Anderson.

Policy on Individual Remote Participation in Meetings and All-Virtual Meetings

Council voted unanimously to adopt a VSB Policy on Individual Remote Participation in Meetings and All-Virtual Meetings pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3708.3. The policy implementation reflects the Virginia Freedom of Information Act as that act applies to open meetings of public bodies and shall apply strictly and uniformly, without exception, to all members of committees, subcommittees, or other entities of any public bodies that are part of the VSB.

Updated: Sep 07, 2022