- Responsible for looking over pending legislation for items which it thinks will have impact on the members of the Association or its natural constituency, and
- After bringing the items and its recommendations before the Board and the Association, taking such action as the Board or the Association deems proper
Asha Smith, Chair
The Legal Aid Society
New York Law School
Dwayne Andrews, Chair
Advocating for clients in New York City, Albany and Washington, DC, Dwayne Andrews has worked for more than a decade as a lawyer and government relations professional, building on his experience as a Congressional aide in New York and the nation's capital. Dwayne has served as an associate general counsel and the head of government relations for a national education provider and currently represents a diverse mix of clients in the economic and real estate development and infrastructure sectors, as well as education, telecommunications and technology companies and organizations. Dwayne has participated in several panels at national and local conferences to discuss legal and policy issues.