Diversity & Inclusion Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee is scheduled for Monday, April 25, 2022 via Zoom at 12:15 pm.



Stephanie Joy Calhoun, Chair

BAEC Candidate Presentations:

Craig Bucki, Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP Candidate for BAEC Vice President, President-Elect

Maura O’Donnell, Buffalo Regional Director, NYS Office of Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit – Candidate for BAEC Board of Directors

Carmen Snell, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Highmark Western and Northeastern New York  – Candidate for BAEC Board of Directors

Sarah Washington, Senior Attorney, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation – Candidate for BAEC Deputy Treasurer, Treasurer-Elect

Presentation on Furthering Student Pipeline Initiatives:

Say Yes Buffalo
Stephanie Peete, Business Partnerships Manager

Student Pipeline
Jennifer Metzger Kimura


Maura O’Donnell

Name Change to Add “Equity”:
Judge Mary Carney/Stephanie Calhoun

Empire State Legal Diversity Career Job Fair:
Samantha White

Upcoming Events:

  • May 23, 2022 – To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during our meeting, we will have a presentation by Tiffany H. Lee, Appellate Division Chief, United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of New York
  • June 2, 2022 – CLE, Character & Fitness: The Impact of Question 26 on Bar Admission for Lawyers of Color, Hybrid Format
  • June 2022 – Tour of Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor, Information to be distributed soon
  • August 12, 2002 – Empire State Legal Diversity Career Fair, Location TBD

Please contact Celeste Walsh at cwalsh@eriebar.org to get Zoom access details.

The event is finished.


Apr 25 2022


12:15 pm - 1:15 pm


Zoom Web Conferencing
See meeting details for access info


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