Heritage Committee

MANDATE: To maintain a permanent archival facility to include inter alia, a library of living history through videotaped interviews of senior Fellows; appropriately coordinated written records in the possession of Fellows of the College, particularly Past Presidents and members of the Board of Regents relating to College activities over the years, together with such other heritage initiatives as will ensure that there exists, in the future, a meaningful archival history of the College and its Fellows.

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Committee Members

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Kent O. Hyde


Hyde, Love & Overby, LLP

Springfield, MO

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Edward Kole

Vice Chair

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.

Woodbridge, NJ

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Mark H. Alcott


Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY

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E. Osborne Ayscue, Jr.


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David D. Ernst


Pansing Hogan Ernst & Bachman LLP

Omaha, NE

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George R. Hendy


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Eugene F. Hestres-Velez


Bird Bird & Hestres, P.S.C.

San Juan, PR

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Celeste Siblesz Higgins


Bozorgi Law, PLLC

Coral Gables, FL

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Micheal F. Lamb


Lamb Law Office

Helena, MT

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Joan A. Lukey


Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

Boston, MA

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Bruce R. Pfaff


Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd

Chicago, IL

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Philippa G. Samworth


Dutton Brock LLP

Toronto, ON

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John H. Sharer


Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Los Angeles, CA

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James T. Shearin


Pullman & Comley, LLC

Bridgeport, CT

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Phyllis Smith, Q.C.


Emery Jamieson LLP

Edmonton, AB

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James F. Stapleton


James F. Stapleton, Arbitrator & Mediator

Trumbull, CT

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Chilton Davis Varner


King & Spalding LLP

Atlanta, GA

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Kirk G. Warner


Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP

Raleigh, NC

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Ronald H. McLean

Immediate Past Chair

Serkland Law Firm

Fargo, ND

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G. Mark Phillips


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.

Charleston, SC