Teresa Garber Installed NALS of Michigan President
Varnum Legal Secretary Teresa Garber will be installed as President of NALS of Michigan at the 52nd Annual Meeting on April 19th and 20th.
NALS is an association for legal professionals that began in 1929 as the National Association of Legal Secretaries. Its purpose is to enhance the competencies and contributions of members in the legal services profession. NALS of Michigan was chartered in 1961 and consists of eleven local chapters and is a part of Region 3, along with Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Garber has been involved with NALS for 13 years and over that time has held various leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels. At the local Level (NALS of West Michigan), she served as the chapter president from 2004 – 2006, certification chair from 2006 – 2009, and has been the technology and publications chair since 2009. At the state level she has served on the executive committee since 2008, the annual meeting committee since 2005 and membership committee from 2010 - 2012. At the National level, she served on the education committee from 2011 - 2012. Garber has also received various awards and certifications through her involvement with the organization.