April M. Dalbec, a shareholder in the law firm of McNamee Lochner P.C.. was installed in June 2014 as President of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, (CDWBA). She becomes the 36th President of the Capital District Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of New York State.
The CDWBA installation dinner and general membership meeting took place at Franklin Plaza in Troy NY, where members and friends of CDWBA dined and witnessed Ms. Dalbec and six others take their oath of service as the chapters new Executive Board. Also sworn in were Linda Blom Johnson as President-Elect, Rebekah Nellis Kennedy as First Vice President, Dana L. Salazar as 2nd Vice President, Kathleen “Casey” Copps DiPaola as Treasurer, Lea Ermides Stevens as Recording Secretary and Ricja Rice as Corresponding Secretary.
In her inaugural address as President of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, Ms. Dalbec spoke of her ongoing involvement with the Association, the enriching relationships developed, and the impact it has had on her career. Her speech highlighted the CDWBA mission to promote advancement of Capital Region women, encouragement of fair and impartial administration of justice, providing public service, and outlined goals to further the mission.