Jeanette Redmond, executive director of the Federal Bar Council, will step down in April after 12 years in the position, the group announced Tuesday.

A search committee led by Federal Bar Council President Robert Anello, has been formed to choose Redmond’s replacement. Interested candidates area asked to send a resume and letter of interest to

Redmond plans to move to Hawaii, according to the announcement.

“The past 12 years I’ve spent serving the Board and membership of the Federal Bar Council have been deeply rewarding on both personal as well as professional levels,” Redmond said in a written statement. “It has been an honor and a privilege for me to serve alongside a great many talented and committed leaders of the bench and bar of the Second Circuit.”

During Redmond’s tenure, the Federal Bar Council has grown in size, has expanded the number and reach of its CLE programs and has added committees in Connecticut and Westchester, the group says.

“With her energetic guidance, the Council has grown in size and stature and successfully pursued its mission of fostering professionalism, collegiality, and strong relationships among the members of the bar and federal judiciary in the Second Circuit,” Anello said.

The Federal Bar Council, an organization of attorneys who practice in federal court within the Second Circuit, has about 3,700 members. Its mission is to promote excellence in federal practice and fellowship, and to encourage strong relations between the bench and bar.