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VIRGINIA LAWYER | April 2014 | Vol. 62 50 At its meeting on February 22, 2014, in Richmond, the Virginia State Bar Council heard the following significant report and took the following action: Use and Disclosure of VSB E-Mail Addresses The council approved the following amendment to the VSB e-mail policy. The Virginia State Bar will send group e-mails to its members only: 1) in circumstances as determined to be appropriate by the executive director or a majority of the officers of the bar, 2) in a periodic electronic newsletter of official bar news according to guidelines and in a format to be determined by the Communications Committee, and (3) in a periodic electronic newsletter by the president regarding items of interest, and 34) in the case of e-mails to their mem- bers from bar conferences, sections, committees and task forces, e-mails may be sent as necessary. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-3705.1(10), member e-mail addresses are exempt from public disclosure, provided the member has asked the VSB not to disclose it. Such requests can be made on the annual dues statement or in writing to the membership department of the VSB. In the absence of such a request, member e-mail addresses are record information subject to disclo- sure to third parties who ask for such information. Noteworthy > VSB NEWS Highlights of the February 22, 2014, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting Peter Francis Clark Orleans, Massachusetts February 1954 – January 2014 William R. Cogar Richmond March 1929 – February 2014 John R. Crumpler Jr. Norfolk May 1942 – October 2013 William A. Dervishian Richmond January 1940 – December 2013 James Charles Dobbs Falls Church November 1944 – November 2013 Kathleen Keener Elsner Isle of Palms, South Carolina October 1971 – December 2013 Frederick A. Farris Annapolis, Maryland March 1926 – January 2014 James H. Foreman Virginia Beach August 1928 – November 2013 David William Goewey Washington, DC August 1962 – December 2013 Robert M. Lawrence Jr. Lexington May 1928 – January 2014 Richard D. Mattox Portsmouth December 1925 – September 2013 Carlton S. Moorefield Fredericksburg May 1925 – January 2014 Robert Ryland Musick Richmond July 1976 – March 2014 Ricey S. New Jr. Alexandria January 1916 – May 2011 Robert M. Sweeting San Juan, Puerto Rico August 1918 – November 2008 Benjamin Adelbert Thorp IV Henrico March 1973 – January 2014 John Flake Weaver Statesville, North Carolina February 1930 – May 2013 Christian C. Westerman Alexandria August 1933 – September 2013 Peter Carrington Williams Alexandria November 1946 – February 2014 William L. Wimbish Richmond January 1930 – March 2014 William L. Winston Arlington August 1923 – November 2007 In Memoriam April2014VL_vl0414 4/3/14 11:26 AM Page 50

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