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Erum Kistemaker Named President of VFAWL Board

Kistemaker Business Law Group is pleased to announce managing partner and attorney Erum Kistemaker has been

installed as president of the Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers (VFAWL) board of directors.

“It is an honor to continue serving on the VFAWL board as board president for 2017-18,” said Kistemaker. “I am excited for the year ahead and all it has to in store for our organization.”

The installation, which was conducted by Volusia County Court Judge Belle B. Schumann, took place at the June 8 VFAWL’s Woman of the Year luncheon at the Halifax River Yacht Club in Daytona Beach.

VFAWL will also be presenting its Woman of the Year Award to Kelly Chanfrau a

nd its Distinguished Service Award to Kathie Selover.

The full slate of new VFAWL officers and board members installed at the luncheon are:

  • Erum Kristemaker, president
  • Ali Hansen, president elect
  • Judge Kathryn Weston, treasurer
  • Rachel Ebert, secretary
  • Courtney Hayes, communications director
  • Director: Allison McCabe, director
  • Director: Erica Johnson, director
  • Director: Sarah Fogle, director
  • Director: Cynthia Lane, director

The Volusia Flagler Association for Women Lawyers is a chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL).  FAWL was formed on June 30, 1951. A Constitution and bylaws were adopted on June 7, 1952.  In 1980, the membership voted to amend the bylaws to provide for local chapters of the association.

Earlier this year, Kistemaker was named to FAWL’s Fast Track subcommittee, works to vet endorsement requests of bills filed, or to be filed, in the Florida Legislature by individuals or organizations other than FAWL, or other initiatives, rules, or positions directly impacting FAWL’s mission.

VFAWL was formed on March 21, 1995 with mission to promote the advancement of women in the legal profession, expand the leadership role of its members in the community at large, further the common interest of its members and to encourage camaraderie among its members and other professional women in Volusia and Flagler Counties.

VFAWL holds a luncheon on the second Thursday of each month at Halifax River Yacht Club.  In addition, VFAWL has regular social events and community service opportunities.

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