NCBF Leadership | 2022-2023 Officers

MEET OUR EXTRAORDINARY TEAM OF PASSIONATE VOLUNTEERS.

WE'RE HERE TO SERVE OUR MEMBERS

Our leadership is chosen across the country with one goal in mind: to represent your needs to the National Conference of Bar Foundations.

Beth McElroy

PRESIDENT

Elizabeth W. McElroy 2024 (2)

President, Birmingham Bar Foundation
Baxley, Dillard, McKnight, James & McElroy
2700 Highway 280, Suite 110 East
Birmingham, AL 35223
T: (205) 271-1100
F: (205) 271-1108
E: bmcelroy@dillardmcknight.com

Lori L Keating NCBF Board Member

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Lori L. Keating 2023 (1)

Executive Director
Ohio State Bar Foundation
1700 Lake Shore Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6562
T: 614-487-4444
E: lkeating@osbf.net

Jennifer Castillo

TREASURER

Jennifer Castillo 2025 (1)

5908 Tiffany Drive,
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
T: 405-553-3103.
E: castiljm@oge.com

Sang Yup Lee

SECRETARY

Sang Yup Lee 2025 (1)

Director of Development, Chicago Bar Foundation
slee@chicagobarfoundation.org

Daniel Burns

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Daniel Burns 2024 (2)

New Haven Legal Assistance Association
205 Orange Street
New Haven, CT
T: 203-946-4811
E: dburns@nhlegal.org

Hinda Carbon

BOARD MEMBER

Hinda Carbon 2025 (2)

Executive Director
Virgin Islands Bar Foundation/Association
Post Office Box 224108
Christiansted, VI 00822
T: (340) 778-7497
E: hinda.carbon@usvibar.org

Jose Herrera

BOARD MEMBER

Jose Herrera 2026 (1)

Executive Director, Vermont Bar Foundation
35-37 Court Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
T: 802-223-1400
E: jherrera@vtbarfoundation.org

Velda Hofacker

BOARD MEMBER

Velda Hofacker 2025 (1)

Past President, Ohio State Bar Foundation
278 S. Gould Rd.
Columbus,  Ohio 43209
T: 614-231-5314
E: auntvelda@hotmail.com

Martha Madrid NCBF Officer

BOARD MEMBER

Martha Madrid 2025 (2)

Associate Director, Diversion Education & Health Programs
Project Youth, OCBF
Orange County Bar Foundation
1605 East 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
T: (714) 480-1925 Ext. 107
E: mmadrid@pyocbf.org

Baillie Milliken

BOARD MEMBER

Baillie H. Milliken 2025 (2)

Executive Director, Texas Bar Foundation
515 Congress Ave., Ste. 1755
Austin, Texas 78701
T: (512) 480-8014
E: bmilliken@txbf.org

Candice Pace NCBF Board

BOARD MEMBER

Candice Pace 2024 (2)

Director of Development & Communications
Oklahoma Bar Foundation
Post Office Box 53036
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
T: (405) 416-7070
E: candicej@okbar.org

Jessie Reeves

BOARD MEMBER

Jessie Reeves 2025 (1)

Jessie Reeves, Director of Events & Administration, Illinois Bar Foundation
20 S. Clark Street, Suite 910
Chicago, IL 60603
T: 312-920-4681
E:  jreeves@illinoisbarfoundation.org

Carey Shoufler

BOARD MEMBER

Carey Shoufler 2026 (1)

Development Director and the Law Related Education Director
Idaho Law Foundation
T: (208) 334-4500
E: cshoufler@isb.idaho.gov

Thomas Tinder, NCBF Board Member

Board Member

Thomas Tinder 2022 (2)

Member, Board of Directors
West Virginia Bar Foundation
5316 Kanawha Avenue
Charleston, WV 25304
T: (304) 444-0181
E: tom.tinder@outlook.com

DeLaine Ward

BOARD MEMBER

DeLaine Ward 2025 (1)

Executive Director, Austin Bar Foundation and Austin Bar Association
E: DeLaine@austinbar.org

Sharra Wagner | Director | Kansas City Bar Foundation

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Sharra Wagner 2024 (1)

T: (816) 596-3432
E: sharrawagner@gmail.com

Past Presidents

  • Thomas Tinder (2021-2022)
  • James Huggler (2020-2021)
  • Mary Groth (2019-2020)
  • Andrea Stone (2018-2019)
  • Leslie R. Barineau (2017-2018)
  • Lorrie K. Albert (2016-17)
  • Leonard Pataki (2015-16)
  • Elizabeth Lynch (2014-15)
  • Courtney Ward-Reichard (2013-14)
  • Amy Sings In The Timber (2012-13)
  • Stephen E. Chappelear (2011-12)
  • Tom Tinder (2010-11)
  • Christine Hickey (2009-10)
  • Briana Wagner (2008-09)
  • Pauline Gee (2007-09)
  • Bob Glaves (2005-07)
  • Jerome J. Shestack (2004-05)
  • Linda L. Thompson Kohli (2003-04)
  • Dee Miller Siegel (2002-03)
  • Anne R. Yeakel (2001-02)
  • Dorothy M. Tucker (2000-01)
  • Charles Thone (1999-00)
  • Kathleen Schoene (1998-99)
  • Marion Smithberger (1997-98)
  • Jerry Lastelick (1996-97)
  • Robert H. Oliver (1995-96)
  • Michael P. Gunn (1994-95)
  • Jane E. Curran (1993-94)
  • Dermot S. McGlinchey (1992-93)
  • Howard Karman (1991-92)
  • Merrily Munthe (1990-91)
  • Jack B. Middleton (1989-90)
  • Donna C. Willard (1988-89)
  • C. Harker Rhodes, Jr. (1987-88)
  • Rodney H. Grove (1985-87)
  • Gordon Sinykin (1983-85)
  • Herndon P. Jeffreys, Jr. (1981-83)
  • Thomas G. Gonser (1979-81)
  • William R. Van Aken (1977-79)

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