About the AFBC

The AFBC is an organization composed of attorneys in Canada and the United States dedicated to promoting a better understanding of legal problems and legislation affecting fraternal benefit societies.  Founded in 1970, the AFBC continues to be North America's premier organization for attorneys practicing in this unique corner of the law. Want to learn more about fraternal benefit societies? Visit the Fraternal Alliance.

AFBC Leadership

The AFBC is governed by an Executive Committee, which is composed of the President, the Immediate Past President, Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer. The President, Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer are elected at the Annual Meeting of the Association, and hold office for two years or until their successors are duly elected and installed.

Executive Committee

Daniel Heffernan

Immediate Past President

Courtney Colby


Nicholas Olari

Vice President

Ellen Reynolds