Updated: Oct. 12, 2023

Juvenile Law Section Executive Committee Elections

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Every year, the Juvenile 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 Juvenile 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 Juvenile 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-Elect: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2023.

James M. Richardson III

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

Bailey Zydek

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

Marci Comeau

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

Kari Petrasek

Civil Legal Needs Committee Co-Director: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Gloria Backus

Civil Legal Needs Committee Co-Director: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Katherine Kameron

CLE/Outreach Coordinator: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Katherine Kameron

Dependency and Child Welfare Committee Co-Director: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Nancy Ann Beckford

Kaelen H. Brodie

Dependency and Child Welfare Committee Co-Director: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Nancy Ann Beckford

Kaelen H. Brodie

Juvenile Justice Committee Co-Director: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Mandy Rose

Juvenile Justice Committee Co-Director: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Mandy Rose

Legislative Committee Co-Director: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2023.

Katherine Kameron

Legislative Committee Co-Director: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Jeffrey Bennett Adams

 

Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.

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How to Apply

The election for the Juvenile 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.

Links 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 Juvenile 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 Juvenile Law Section's bylaws currently list the following required roles for the executive committee:

  • Chair
  • Chair-Elect
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Two (2) Co-Directors of Juvenile Justice Committee
  • Two (2) Co-Directors of Dependency and Child Welfare Committee
  • Two (2) Co-Directors of the Civil Legal Needs Committee
  • Two (2) Directors of the Legislative Committee
  • CLE Coordinator/Publication Editor
  • Two (2) At-Large Members

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