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WSBA Seeks Applicants for Board of Governors
January 24, 2024 | Erin Stewart

The WSBA is seeking applicants from Congressional Districts 1, 4, 5 and 7 South to serve on the Board of Governors. The filing deadline is Thursday, February 15 at 5:00pm PST. Terms on the Board are for three-years beginning September 2024 and ending September 2027. Click here to learn more and submit the application.

Board members exhibit vision, leadership, and diplomacy in pursuit of the WSBA’s mission to serve the public and the members of the Bar, to ensure the integrity of the legal profession and to champion justice. Serving on the Board is a unique opportunity to make an impact on actual policy and development of policy for the organization.

Before You Apply – Learn MoreView the Board Elections page to learn more about Board service. If you are at all interested in Board service as congressional district governor, it is highly encouraged that you attend the following Information Session:

Tuesday, January 30 (12:30 -1:30pm)Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 894 4879 7457

Passcode: 133448

Current members of the Board will be available to share their perspectives regarding Board service and answer your questions!

Filing Deadline and Election Information

The filing deadline is Feb. 15, 2024 by 5 p.m. PST. Congressional District positions are elected by members in each respective district through electronic voting, from March 15 to April 1. Please follow the instructions on the Board Elections page.

Governor At Large (Young Lawyer) and President-elect Application Deadlines

The filing deadline for President-elect is April 9th at 5:00pm PST. The filing deadline for the Governor At Large (Young Lawyer) is April 15 at 5:00pm PST. Click here to learn more.

 Are there other opportunities to volunteer with the WSBA?

Yes! Complete the Volunteer Interest Form and Volunteer Engagement Advisor Paris Eriksen will contact you to discuss the myriad opportunities that align with your interests.

Questions?Contact Paris Eriksen, WSBA’s Volunteer Engagement Advisor, at

The WSBA values diversity and inclusion, and encourages Black, Indigenous and people of color, women, people from the LBGTQ communities, people with disabilities, and members of other groups who have been systemically oppressed to apply for our committees, boards, and panels.