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2009-2010 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors Announced

April 21, 2009

DETROIT (April 21, 2009) – Wayne State University Law School congratulates 18 students recently elected to the 2009-2010 Wayne Law Student Board of Governors (SBG).

Students elected to the 2009-2010 Board include: President Meaghan Curavo; Vice President Ellen Davis; Secretary Samantha Orvis; Treasurer Michelle Burns; Student Council Representative Andrew Mast; 2L Day Representatives Sridevi Peravali and Eric Berg; 2L Evening Representative Anisa Lari; Upper Class Evening Representative Abha Tiwari; and Representatives-at-Large Robert Avers, Stephanie Burruel, Brandon Davis, Stefania Gismondi, Kevin Kelly, Tyler Roebke, Paul Isso, Nameer Kajy and Erica Washington. The SBG executive board was elected by the entire student body, while representatives were voted on by their class peers.

“My congratulations to all the new and returning members of the Student Board of Governors,” said Wayne Law Dean Robert M. Ackerman. “This is a terrific group of student leaders. I greatly appreciate their willingness to devote many hours of their time to making Wayne Law a better place, and I look forward to working with them in the coming year.”

The Board meets every other week and encourages Wayne Law students to attend and voice their thoughts and concerns. The Board appoints law students to serve on several important student-faculty committees; publishes the student newspaper, The Advocate; and organizes school-wide and social charitable activities, such as blood drives, the Wayne Law Ambulance Chase, talent shows, mentoring programs and much more.

For more information regarding the Wayne Law Student Board of Governors, please call (313) 577-3919 or send an email to lawsbg@wayne.edu. The SBG office is located in the Law School, Room 1245.

About Wayne Law
Wayne State University Law School has educated and served the Detroit metropolitan area since its inception as Detroit City Law School in 1927. Located at 471 West Palmer Street in Detroit’s re-energized historic cultural center, the Law School remains committed to student success and features modern lecture and court facilities, multi-media and distance learning classrooms, a 250-seat auditorium, and the Arthur Neef Law Library, which houses one of the nation's 40 largest legal collections. Taught by an internationally recognized and expert faculty, Wayne Law students experience a high-quality legal education via a growing array of hands-on curricular offerings, five live-client clinics, and access to well over 100 internships with local and non-profit entities each year. Its 11,000 living alumni, who work in every state of the nation and more than a dozen foreign countries, are experts in their disciplines and include leading members of the local, national and international legal communities. For more information, visit www.law.wayne.edu.

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