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The Bar Association of San Francisco Announces 2012 Board of Directors


November 1, 2011 – San Francisco - BASF’s Nominating Committee recently announced its new slate of 2012 officers and directors, who will be installed at the association’s annual membership luncheon on December 15.

Kelly Dermody, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, will succeed to the office of president in 2012. Christopher Kearney, Keker & Van Nest LLP, will serve as president-elect; Stephanie Skaff, Farella Braun + Martel LLP, will serve as treasurer; and Timothy Moppin, Jackson Lewis LLP, will serve as secretary.

Directors who will serve in 2012, 2013 and 2014 are Tammy Albarrán, Covington & Burling LLP; Pamela Fulmer, SNR Denton; Paul Henderson, San Francisco Office of the Mayor; Christine Richardson, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Joshua Ridless, Law Offices of Joshua A. Ridless and Wilma Wallace, Gap Inc.

Demetrius Shelton, The Shelton Law Offices, will serve as the Minority Bar Coalition representative.

The new board members will be joining the following continuing board members: Merri Baldwin, Chapman Popik & White; Krystal Bowen, Bingham McCutchen LLP; Stuart Hanlon, Hanlon & Rief LLP; Susan Kumagai, Lafayette & Kumagai; David Lowe, Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP; Stuart Plunkett, Morrison & Foerster, LLP; Isabelle Salgado, AT&T; Tracy Salisbury, Shartsis Friese; Quyen Ta, Keker & Van Nest LLP; Michael Tubach, O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Guy Wallace, Schneider Wallace Cottrell Brayton Konecky.

Outgoing members include 2011 President Priya Sanger, Wells Fargo Bank and directors Monty Agarwal, Arnold & Porter; Doris Cheng, Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger; Haywood Gilliam Jr., Covington & Burling LLP; Jonathan Hayden, Lovitt & Hannan, Inc.; Catherine Kirkman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Timothy Moppin, Jackson Lewis, LLP (succeeded to secretary) and Minority Bar Coalition representative David Tsai, Perkins Coie LLP.

If you would like to attend the December 15 Annual Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel, please visit

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of over 8,000 attorneys, law students and legal professionals in the Bay Area. Founded in 1872, BASF is one of the largest and most dynamic metropolitan bar associations in the U.S., with a long and distinguished record of community action, public service and service to the legal profession.

Questions about media relations, BASF issues currently in the news, San Francisco Attorney magazine, marketing and communications:

Ann Murphy, Director of Communications & Public Relations
(415) 782-9000 x8792

For general communications inquiries:

Sayre Happich, Assistant Director of Communications & Public Relations
(415) 782-9000 x8104