Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association


Strategic Plan

Mission Statement: MNAPABA is committed to promoting and supporting the personal and professional development of Asian American and Pacific American lawyers, judges, and law students, serving as an advocate for the Asian Pacific American community in Minnesota, and promoting equal access to justice.

Goal 4:   Infrastructure.   Goal 5 >>

Strategic Area

Action Items

Next Steps


Milestone Status Update

4.1    Governance

4.1.1    Succession-planning for President and Committees Develop plan and steps for implementation and execute plan annually.


Board and all committees to archive all of their materials on

MNAPABA’s Google drive on continuous basis.

4.1.2    Governance-committee Develop policy on position-statements


Complete bylaws and update articles of incorporation, if necessary—begin now, complete by end of 2016-2017 bar year.

Complete conflict of interest policy, travel reimbursement policy, refund policy, and policy confidentiality of endorsement process, complete by end of 2017-2018 bar year.

4.2    Improve Communications (internal)

4.2.1     Improve communications to members via website, email, social media, and one-pager/brochure Develop communications strategy for Wild Apricot (by Fall 2016).

VP, Communications

Uniform-looking and consistent-looking communications.

Implement starting 2016-17. Develop better web content (especially for current and future events).

VP, Communications

Implement starting 2016-17.

4.2.2     Promote history of MNAPABA (Advisory Committee, history of MNAPABA, more facts on the website, etc.) Develop plan for content that highlights MNAPABA history and where to place content.

Form small group to do project.

VP, Communications in consultation with Immediate Past President

Implement starting 2016-17.

Measures of Success: Governance documents completed by September 2017 (if not sooner); Completion of tasks by milestones; Ensure pictures are taken at all events.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
MNAPABA c/o Minnesota State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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