About the BU School of Law Executive Committee:

The Law Alumni Association is headed by an Executive Committee and based in Boston, MA, though we encourage alumni from all areas in the country to join. The purpose of the Executive Committee is to bring resources to the use and benefit of the Law School, provide a means of expressing alumni concerns and interests, to coordinate and participate as alumni in law school reunions and other events, to dispense advice and guidance from an alumni prospective, and to facilitate mutually beneficial professional relationships among alumni. Voting is now open for the 2016-2017 Executive Committee!  You can download the ballot here or fill it out online by clicking here.


The Executive Committee consists of 10 officers and a maximum 36 members, as well as lifetime members, the Dean of the law school, and one member of the most recent graduating class (ex officio). New members are elected by ballot at Alumni Association Annual Meeting in June for a term of 3 years, and may serve two consecutive terms. Past Presidents and members who have served a total of 6 years are eligible to be elected as lifetime members.

Member Requirements:

  • Participate in quarterly committee meetings either in person or by phone
  • Contribute a minimum $1,000 to the School of Law Fund each fiscal year (July 1-June 30).  For young alumni (1-10 years out), the annual minimum is $500
  • Serve on at least one Standing Committee (a list and descriptions of all standing committees is below)
  • Attend alumni events in your local area as a representative of the Executive Committee

Officers of the Executive Committee (2015-2016)


President Elect

Vice Presidents


Jamie M. Charles (’09)

Recording Secretary

Corresponding Secretary


Kimberly C. Collins (’99)

Subcommittees of the Executive Committee

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee will encourage and promote nominations for select law school awards, assist in the publicizing of the awardees via personal and/or professional organizations and associations, and submit its report to the Executive Committee at their quarterly meetings and for publication and distribution to the association members.

Development Committee

The Development Committee shall assist the Dean of the Law School and the Development and Alumni Relations staff of the Law School in fundraising activities.

Programming Committee

The Programs Committee shall coordinate with the Law School educational, professional and social events relating to the alumni, faculty and students.

Student-Alumni Relations Committee

The Student-Alumni Relations Committee shall assist the Dean of the Law School and the Development and Alumni Relations staff of the Law School, focusing primarily on the 1L Mentor Program and other initiatives that bring together students and alumni.

Regional Chapter Committee

The Regional Chapter Committee will focus on establishing and/or expanding regional alumni activity in key cities outside of the Boston area including but not limited to: New York City, Chicago, Washington, DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami and Atlanta. The committee will also share best practices with other regions and help to promote events in their regions.

Board Mentoring Committee

The Board Mentoring Committee will coach new executive committee members on their Executive Committee roles and responsibilities, provide mentorship and coaching to standing committee co-chairs, and provide opportunities for small group networking outside of Executive Committee meetings.