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Section Membership
As of June 17, 2013 the Employee Benefits Section has 189 members. 

Financial Status
The Employee Benefits Section had an account balance of $10,487.24 as of April 30, 2013. 

Continuing Legal Education Programs
The Section hosted one CLE program in fiscal year 2012-13.  In addition to this noon hour program, the Section co-sponsored the Annual Advanced Employee Benefits Institute with Minnesota CLE in February.

Program Date

Program Title

CLE Event Code and Credit

# of Attendees


Law, Literature and Elimination of Bias

179235 | 1.0 Bias


Annual Meeting and Election Results
The Employee Benefits Section annual meeting and elections were held in conjunction with a noon hour CLE on May 16, 2013 at the Minnesota State Bar Association offices in downtown Minneapolis.  The CLE and meeting were well attended with 24 participants.

The following individuals were elected to serve as officers in 2013-14:

Chair: Timothy Zellmer, General Mills, Inc
Vice Chair: Pam Thein, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
Secretary: Ted Rice, Kelly Hannaford & Battles, P.A.
Treasurer: Kristyn Mullin, Allina Hospitals & Clinics

Other Advisory Council Members:
Past Chair and MSBA Assembly Representative: Wendy Bunnell, Medica
Dave Ronald, Towers Watson
Debra Linder, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Stacey Rice, Cargill Inc.
Tim Goodman, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Jewelie Grape, Leonard, Street & Deinard

The following individuals will serve as the Section’s MSBA Assembly representative and alternate in 2013-14:

Representative:  Wendy Bunnell
Alternate:  Timothy Zellmer


Submitted By:
Wendy Bunnell, Section Chair



- Last Updated 06/17/13-

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