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ACTEC Elects 12 New Regents to Board of Regents


Contact: Rebecca Vandall

Washington, DC, March 28, 2022: The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) today announced 12 new Regents were elected to its Board of Regents, during the College’s Annual Business Meeting held in San Diego, California, on Friday, March 11, 2022. ACTEC’s Board of Regents is the governing body of the College.

Past President John A. Terrill, II  chaired the 2022 Nominating Committee with members: Stephen R. AkersSusan T. Bart, Andrea C. Chomakos, Mark M. ChristopherT. Randall  Grove,  Christopher R. HoytCynthia G. Lamar-Hart,  Douglas J. Stanley and Stephanie M. Tuthill. The Committee nominated 12 Fellows to fill existing vacancies.

Nominees elected for an initial three-year term ending in 2025 are ACTEC Fellows: Farhad AghdamiShannon K. BarksBrad BedingfieldTami Conetta, Elizabeth H. HutchinsSteven K. MignognaBenetta Y. ParkMichaelle D. RaffertyCarolyn A. ReersSteven E. TryttenLauren J. Wolven.  Melissa J. Willms was elected successor regent filling the unexpired term ending 2023, held by Margaret G. Lodise.

“It is my great pleasure to acknowledge The College’s newly elected Regents,” stated ACTEC President Robert (Bob) W. Goldman.

About the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC): Established in 1949, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is a national, nonprofit association of approximately 2,400 lawyers and law professors from throughout the United States and abroad. ACTEC members (Fellows) are peer-elected on the basis of professional reputation and expertise in the preparation of wills and trusts, estate planning, probate, trust administration and related practice areas. The College’s mission includes the improvement and reform of probate, trust and tax laws and procedures and professional practice standards. ACTEC frequently offers technical comments with regard to legislation and regulations but does not take positions on matters of policy or political objectives.

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