BLSA CANADA DESCRIPTION OF OFFICER POSITIONS

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Francophone Representative

The Francophone Representative is responsible for:

  • Membership outreach and development of chapters at universities with legal programs in the French language
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of the Civil Law Symposium à a weekend event that connects university students with French civil law practitioners through panels and networking events
  • Serve as Chair of the Translation Committee
  • Be responsible for soliciting sponsorship from Quebec based law firms and organizations

 

National Mentorship Representative

The National Mentorship Representative is responsible for:

  • Suggesting, creating and implementing programs, projects and activities for the development and benefit of pre-law students
  • Serving as Chair of the BLSA Cares Committee
  • Planning and organizing the pre-law expo to be held during the Fall semester
  • Ensuring that every chapter reaches out to the committee and hosts a “See Yourself Here” event
  • Soliciting applications for the BLSA Cares scholarship

 

National Moot Coordinator

The National Moot Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the Annual Julius Alexander Isaac Moot Competition in accordance with the rules of the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot
  • Actively seeking accreditation and recognition of the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot at all law schools across Canada, as well as legal institutions, organizations and the legal community
  • Serving as Chair of the Moot Committee
  • Creating the moot schedule, setting the timing of each round, selecting judges, facta graders and timers

 

National Conference Coordinator

The National Conference Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Planning, organizing and executing all facets of the National Conference, including, but not limited to:
    • Conference Site Selection
    • Selecting a Conference theme
    • Developing a Conference agenda
    • Event Scheduling
    • Marketing the Conference
    • Facilitating Registration Activities
  • Serving as Chair of the National Conference Committee

 

Francophone Representative

The Francophone Representative is responsible for:

  • Membership outreach and development of chapters at universities with legal programs in the French language
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of the Civil Law Symposium à a weekend event that connects university students with French civil law practitioners through panels and networking events
  • Serve as Chair of the Translation Committee
  • Be responsible for soliciting sponsorship from Quebec based law firms and organizations

 

National Mentorship Representative

The National Mentorship Representative is responsible for:

  • Suggesting, creating and implementing programs, projects and activities for the development and benefit of pre-law students
  • Serving as Chair of the BLSA Cares Committee
  • Planning and organizing the pre-law expo to be held during the Fall semester
  • Ensuring that every chapter reaches out to the committee and hosts a “See Yourself Here” event
  • Soliciting applications for the BLSA Cares scholarship

 

National Moot Coordinator

The National Moot Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the Annual Julius Alexander Isaac Moot Competition in accordance with the rules of the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot
  • Actively seeking accreditation and recognition of the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot at all law schools across Canada, as well as legal institutions, organizations and the legal community
  • Serving as Chair of the Moot Committee
  • Creating the moot schedule, setting the timing of each round, selecting judges, facta graders and timers

 

National Conference Coordinator

The National Conference Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Planning, organizing and executing all facets of the National Conference, including, but not limited to:
    • Conference Site Selection
    • Selecting a Conference theme
    • Developing a Conference agenda
    • Event Scheduling
    • Marketing the Conference
    • Facilitating Registration Activities
  • Serving as Chair of the National Conference Committee

 

National Chapter Representative

The National Chapter Representative is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that chapter members are properly registered as BLSA Canada members
  • Acting as the main point of communications between the National Executive and the local Chapters
  • Encouraging the chapters to register for the conference and participate in the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot
  • Ensuring that chapters participate in “See Yourself Here” events, as well as any initiatives brought forth by the National Board

 

National Director of Advocacy

The National Director of Advocacy is responsible for:

  • Maintaining an awareness of any novel issues in the legal profession that require a response from BLSA Canada;
  • Drafting written responses that represents the intention and vision of BLSA Canada;
  • Ensuring that BLSA Canada responds to matters in an effective, efficient and eloquent manner;
  • Effectively communicating and publicizing BLSA Canada’s stance on all issues in a timely manner

 

National Chapter Representative

The National Chapter Representative is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that chapter members are properly registered as BLSA Canada members
  • Acting as the main point of communications between the National Executive and the local Chapters
  • Encouraging the chapters to register for the conference and participate in the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot
  • Ensuring that chapters participate in “See Yourself Here” events, as well as any initiatives brought forth by the National Board

 

National Director of Advocacy

The National Director of Advocacy is responsible for:

  • Maintaining an awareness of any novel issues in the legal profession that require a response from BLSA Canada;
  • Drafting written responses that represents the intention and vision of BLSA Canada;
  • Ensuring that BLSA Canada responds to matters in an effective, efficient and eloquent manner;
  • Effectively communicating and publicizing BLSA Canada’s stance on all issues in a timely manner
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