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Nominations for 2022-23 NABL Board of Directors Due on June 3

Do you or someone you know want to give back to the public finance profession and provide strategic direction for NABL? If so, the 2022 NABL Nominating Committee has opened the call for the 2022-23 Board of Directors. All NABL members are encouraged to participate in the process of choosing NABL’s future leadership by recommending potential candidates (or self-nominating) to Linda Wyman, Chief Operating Officer. Submissions should include a description of the nominee’s qualifications as well as NABL committee, project, and/or conference panel leadership and participation. Nominations will be accepted through June 3, 2022. The 2022-23 Board members will be elected at the Annual Meeting at The Workshop: Hybrid 2022, October 12, 2022, at the Chicago Hilton.

Recommend Candidates for NABL Service Awards by June 3

Each year, NABL honors distinguish service of professionals in the public finance industry with the Bernard P. Friel Medal and the Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award. The Bernard P. Friel Medal honors distinguished service in public finance, and the nominee doesn’t have to be a NABL member, but they cannot be a current member of the NABL Board of Directors. Check out past recipients of the Bernard P. Friel Medal with last year’s awardee William J. Noth (pictured left) and nominate someone today using this form


The Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual for distinguished service to NABL over an extended period of time. Here’s a list of past winners and last year’s awardee was Paul S. Maco (pictured right). If you know of someone who should be nominated for the Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award, please use this form. Nominations for both awards are due by June 3, 2022. The awards will be presented during NABL U’s The Workshop: Hybrid 2022, October 12, 2022, at the Chicago Hilton.

New Member Spotlight: Meet Michael J. Busada, Butler Snow LLP, Shreveport, LA


Learn more about Michael J. Busada, Butler Snow LLP, Shreveport, LA, who is NABL's April member spotlight. He disucsses why he joined NABL more than 10 years ago, and how being a volunteer for NABL has impacted his career. Check out his full interview here.

New Mentorship Program for NABL Members

NABL’s Diversity Committee launched a pilot mentoring program that will pair 10 mentees with mentors. The program goals are to encourage and facilitate active long-term participation with new and younger NABL members, to build learning and career development opportunities by engaging in NABL projects and conferences, and to expand their network. To learn more about the mentorship program, check it out here. If you want to apply to become a mentee, submit your application to the Diversity Committee. For those who want to become a mentor, reach out to the Diversity Chair, Uyen Y. Poh, and Vice-Chair Karen M. Jordan.