Updated: Oct. 12, 2023

LGBTQ+ Law Section Executive Committee Elections

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Every year, the LGBTQ+ 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 LGBTQ+ 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 LGBTQ+ 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.

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

Jonathan McCoy

At-Large Member: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Peder Punsalan-Teigen

 

Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.

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How to Apply

The election for the LGBTQ+ 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.

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

  • Chair
  • Chair-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • Five (5) At-Large Members

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