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In accordance with the AFCC-MN bylaws, the Nominations Committee would like to set forth the following slate of nominees for terms beginning in 2018:

President-Elect: The Honorable James Street, Referee of Family Court

Vice-President:  Courtney Schneider, J.D.

Secretary: Lee Novelli, J.D.

Board of Directors (3-year term):  

Melissa Chawla, J.D.

Zak Chesson, Hennepin County Family Court Services Mediator/Evaluator

Deborah Link, MA, LPCC, LMFT

Voting will be conducted amongst active chapter members during the AFCC-MN Annual Meeting on July 19, 2018 at the start of the AFCC-MN annual conference. Officers and Directors shall be elected by a majority of AFCC-MN members in attendance at the annual meeting from candidates nominated by the Nominations Committee or nominated by members in attendance from the floor.

Our President-Elect - New Developments

AFCC-MN Members, It is with both sadness and excitement that I share the following message with you all. Our President-Elect, Racheal Howitz, is stepping down from her position. Racheal is expecting a


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