EBA Committees

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In order to support EBA’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan initiatives, EBA has reorganized its committee structure into five EBA Steering Committees, managed by a focused group of Steering Committee Officers, a Chair and Vice Chair, appointed by the EBA President. The EBA Councils remain unchanged. About our Steering Committees and Councils.

Committees conduct business through the year and generally are responsible for developing educational programming and providing articles to the Energy Law Journal. Committee membership is open to EBA members in good standing. Interested EBA members can volunteer to serve a three-year on one of the 5 Steering Committees that best fits your area of expertise. 
 

JOIN A COMMITTEE OR COUNCIL

Please use the Committee Sign-up form below to select 1 Steering Committee and/or one Council. Participation is for a three-year term and is open to all current members. Please also select one category of micro volunteering you would be happy to serve as a resource for within the Steering Committee.  We have provided examples of micro-volunteering tasks that would fall within each category. 

STEERING COMMITTEES

COUNCILS

  • Electricity
  • Gas, Oil & Liquids
  • Practices
  • Transactions, Finance & Investment
  • ​Disputes & Resolution
  • Energy Professional Council (EPC)
  • In-House Counsel Council (ICC)
  • Masters Council
  • Professional Education Council (PEC)​
  • ​Young Lawyers Council (YLC)

 

2020-2021 EBA Steering Committee
Details of subject matter areas

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Responsibilities of Steering Committees:

  • Conduct one half-day educational workshop per year
  • Oversee development of subject matter annual reports for the Energy Law Journal
  • Provide liaisons to the Professional Education Council, to ensure content coverage at Annual Meeting and Mid-Year Energy Forum
  • Conduct timely Energizers as needed
  • Serve as content specialist and assist Chapters with regional programming
  • Micro-volunteer opportunities as needed 
MICRO-VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 
Categories & Sample Tasks 

MEMBERSHIP

  • Call new members to welcome them, collect data, and answer questions
  • Check-in with new members to get feedback three, six, and nine months into their membership
  • Welcome new online community or LinkedIn group members
  • Help out at new member orientation sessions
  • Mentor or serve as a resource to young professionals

PROGRAMS and EVENTS 

  • Call new attendees and arrange to meet them at events
  • Video ­tape or take pictures for an association event
  • Work at the registration desk or membership booth
  • Take photos or videos during the event

COMMUNICATIONS & CONTENT 

  • Record a discussion at a session round table
  • Provide live Twitter chatter during meetings
  • Take notes and write a recap of a session or webinar
  • Edit, proof, or provide feedback on articles and posts
  • Recommend social media posts
  • Review paper or proposal for publication

KNOWLEDGE SHARING 

  • Moderate or facilitate discussion groups, online or in person 
  • Write reviews of books, videos, or other industry content
  • Write a blog post or article on a specific topic for EBA Brief
  • Lead a table OR online community discussion