At the 2019 DRI Annual Meeting in New Orleans, October 16–19, the DRI Board of Directors will elect four individuals to join them as national directors (each serving three-year terms). The final candidates are presented to the board upon the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, chaired this year by DRI Past President John Parker Sweeney. In addition, an individual will be elected as the next DRI second vice president, which begins his or her track to the presidency after serving subsequent years as first vice president and president-elect. Also, one candidate will be elected to serve a one-year term as secretary–treasurer. The following DRI members have filed Declarations of Candidacy for this year’s second vice president, secretary–treasurer, and national director positions. To read a candidate's declaration, click on the name.
Second Vice President
Daniel W. Gerber Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP, New York, New York
Lloyd R. Jones, Law Office of Lloyd R. Jones (Farmers Insurance Staff Counsel), Salt Lake City, Utah
Lana Alcorn Olson, Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC, Birmingham, Alabama
Patrick J. Sweeney, Sweeney & Sheehan PC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Diane Fleming Averell, Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC, Morristown, New Jersey
Baxter D. Drennon, Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP, Little Rock, Arkansas
Diana Gerstberger , Axis Insurance Company, Alpharetta, Georgia
Rosary A. Hernandez , Tiffany & Bosco PA, Phoenix, Arizona
Stacy Linn Moon, Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
J. Richard Moore , Bleeke Dillon Crandall, PC , Indianapolis, Indiana
Nicholas C Pappas, Frost Brown Todd LLC , Indianapolis, Indiana
Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr.
, Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, PC
, Boston, Massachusetts
E. Ford Stephens
, Christian & Barton, LLP
, Richmond, Virginia.