Sub-Committees

North America Branch Sub-Committees

The Branch’s committees provide opportunities for members to participate in setting policy and strategy, incubate and launch program ideas, and network with members from around the Branch. Contact our committee chairs to get involved.


This committee is tasked with developing and managing a rolling three-year budget in support of NAB’s strategic plan, assisting the Treasurer in managing the financial affairs of the Branch, submitting grant proposals, and considering additional sources of funding for Branch activities.

Contact

Peter Rosen FCIArb, Treasurer, treasurer@ciarbnab.com

This committee is tasked with developing and managing a comprehensive communications strategy for NAB, establishing and managing a more vibrant and useful digital presence, developing thought leadership initiatives, and evaluating external sponsorship requests and collaboration opportunities.

Contact

Tina E. Patterson MCIArb, Vice Chair for Communication, communications@ciarbnab.com

This committee is tasked with developing networking opportunities and supporting programs in our Chapters, enhancing member benefits, managing the Branch’s student membership program, fostering collaboration among Chapters, and conducting outreach to insure that the Branch is as inclusive as possible in all respects.

Contact

Denise Peterson, Vice Chair for Membership, membership@ciarbnab.com

This committee is tasked with developing, evaluating, and managing Branch programs, as well developing and periodically revising program strategy designed to increase the value of Chartered Institute and NAB membership.

Contact

Katherine Smith Dedrick, Vice Chair for Programmes, program@ciarbnab.com

This committee is tasked with organizing Associate, Member, and Fellowship training and qualification programs, as well as development of bespoke training programs designed for law firms, corporate legal departments, and particular industry sectors.

Contact

Jim Reiman FCIArb, Vice Chair for Training, training@ciarbnab.com