Staff Directory

Anne Noble, Executive Director
Anne M. Noble

Executive Director

Anne Noble serves as chief staff executive and works with the President in the development of new policies and programs as they are approved by the Board of Directors. She plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the programs and activities of the Association to insure that objectives are met and plans fulfilled. As the Association’s administrative officer, she oversees staff and the day-to-day operation of the Association’s offices.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x119
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Susan Kohlbacher

Assistant Executive Director

As Assistant Executive Director, Susan assists the Executive Director in day-to-day operations of the office and provides staff support for the President and Board of Directors. She serves as the staff liaison to the Awards, Judiciary, Judicial Election Oversight, Professional Ethics and Young Lawyers Committees. In addition, Susan coordinates the BAEC’s social events and special projects.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x120
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Stephanie Belasik

Director of Marketing, Communications & Operations

As the Director of Marketing, Communications & Operations, Stephanie is responsible for developing and implementing marketing, communication, and branding strategies that help advance the Association’s mission and vision. These strategies include publications, building relationships with affiliates and sponsors, web marketing, social media, media outreach, graphic design, and events.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x115
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Alicia Quebral

Director of Continuing Legal Education

Alicia is the Director of CLE for the Erie Institute of Law and works with the Continuing Legal Education Advisory Committee to plan, develop and implement the Institute’s CLE seminars.  She is responsible for marketing and coordinating all programs as well as publishing the annual catalog of CLE programs.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x122
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Heidi Mahon
Heidi Mahon


As Comptroller, Heidi maintains the financial records of the Association, the Erie Institute of Law and the Erie County Bar Foundation. Heidi is responsible for maintaining the membership database, overseeing the Foundation’s annual fund-raising campaign, helping prepare the annual budget, assists accountants with the annual audit, and also manages the office computer network.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x114
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Celeste Walsh

Committee Coordinator

Phone: 716.852.8687, x118
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Leslie Housh

Dispute Settlement Tribunal Assistant

Leslie is the Administrative Assistant for the Dispute Settlement Program. She assists in the operation of the Dispute Settlement Tribunal, which provides a forum for the resolution of fee disputes between attorneys and clients. She also provides staff support to the Committee on Grievances.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x116
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Leann Aboudiab

Marketing Associate & Multimedia Designer

Leann is the Marketing Associate & Multimedia Designer for the BAEC. She assists with member communications on multiple channels, coordinating with various departments on graphic design and video editing, and assisting with events. Leann collaborates with the team to design marketing collateral and assist with web design.

Phone: 716.852.8687, x131
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Anatolii Vorsin

Lawyer Referral & Information Services Assistant

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