Executive Committee

The Executive Committee implements the Board’s fiduciary, strategic, operational priorities, policies, and decisions consistent with the NELC’s Vision, Mission and Focus. The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the board during the interim times between board meetings.

Membership & Marketing Committee
Barbara L. Johnson

The Membership and Marketing Committee is responsible for overseeing NELC’s membership, including planning and promoting activities for the purpose of increasing membership and creating and maintaining membership applications, including the NELC Regional Receptions. This Committee is also responsible for developing and maintaining the NELC website, the organization’s social media presence, and other NELC branded services.

Finance, Resource Development & Operations
Vik Jaitly

The Finance, Resource Development and Operations Committee is responsible for obtaining program sponsorship, making strategic alliances with other organizations, drafting and reviewing the organization’s operating budget and handling all other monetary and financial activities of the organization.

Professional Development
Richard Amador

The Professional Development Committee is responsible for the organization’s Annual Conference, Regional Conferences, webinars, and the ABA/NELC Trial Institute.  They oversee the locations, budget, and content for these important programs.

Academy Fellows
Richard Amador

The Academy Fellows Committee is responsible for creating a support system and mentoring opportunities for new attorneys to succeed in their careers in management-oriented labor and employment law.


If you are interested in any of these committees, please contact Vanessa Griffin, Membership Services -