The BAP is pleased to announce that on September 5, 2013, the First Circuit Judicial Council appointed Judge Diane Finkle (Bankr. D.R.I.) to serve on the BAP, effective September 7, 2013. We welcome her to the Panel and look forward to working with her and her staff. Further information about Judge Finkle can be found on the website for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island (www.rib.uscourts.gov).