Updated: Oct. 12, 2023

Criminal Law Section Executive Committee Elections

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Every year, the Criminal Law Section holds elections for open seats on its executive committee. On this page you will find information about the election process, how to run for an executive committee position, and other helpful info.

Election Information

Election Timeline

How to Apply

Executive Committee Roles

 


Election Information

The Criminal Law Section election season runs from March to June of each year. If you're interested in running as a candidate for the section's executive committee, check back here for the latest information regarding the section's election process.

Congratulations, Incoming Executive Committee Members!

Below are the results of the Criminal Law Section Executive Committee election. Thank you for voting!

For more information about the Section and its executive committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Winners are listed alphabetically by position.

Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Tracey Munger

Chair-Elect: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Mark Vovos

Secretary/Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Nicholas Holce

At-Large Member Representing Defense: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2024.

John Strait

At-Large Member Representing Defense: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Kim Hunter

At-Large Member Representing Defense: three-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2026.

Rose Boughton

David Stevens

At-Large Member Representing Prosecution: three-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2026.

Daniel LeBeau

C Dale Slack

Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.

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How to Apply

The election for the Criminal Law Section's Executive Committee begins with the posting of open positions on the section's Elections page, and the opening of the Application Portal.

Link and information on how to apply will be listed here in March 2024.

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Election Timeline

Interested in running for a seat on the Criminal Law Section's Executive Committee? Here's some dates you should know about:

  • March — Open positions on the executive committee are posted on the section's Elections page.
  • March — Application Portal for candidates opens.
  • April/May — Application Portal closes and the section's Nominating Committee submits names for the ballot.
  • June — Voting begins (approx. two weeks).
  • June — Voting closes.
  • July — The section's Nominating Committee reaches out to winners of the election.
  • July — Results are posted on the section's Elections page.

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Executive Committee Roles

The Criminal Law Section's bylaws currently list the following required roles for the executive committee:

  • Chair
  • Chair-Elect
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • Twelve (12) At-Large Members
    • Six (6) Representing Defense
    • Six (6) Representing Prosecution

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