Shaping a New WSBA — May 7 Update
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The Board of Governors will hold a special meeting to discuss aligning the WSBA resources with current budgetary constraints and to consider suggested amendments from the Supreme Court to the proposed Limited License Legal Technician Rule.
May 22, 20129 a.m. – 5 p.m.WSBA Offices, 6th Floor1325 Fourth Avenue, Seattle
Prior to this meeting, the Budget & Audit Committee will meet on May 16 to review and analyze various programming options based on WSBA's strategic priorities. Executive session begins at 8:30 a.m., with the public session starting at 9 a.m.
For more information, contact Margaret Shane at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-727-8244.
On Saturday, April 28, the BOG acted on some of the Budget & Audit Committee’s recommendations that were proposed as a first step in the process of making the WSBA a more effective and efficient bar and closing the $3.6 million annual budget gap.
Procedurally, the BOG first decided to re-order the agenda and defer its decision making on the recommendations until after the mission-focus discussion.
Next, it decided to table three of the recommendations until a special meeting, now scheduled for May 22. The three items are:
The BOG took comments from interested parties who wished to speak on any of B&A’s recommendations. It then participated in a facilitated discussion about mission followed by taking up the B&A recommendations. The following motions were passed:
With these decisions, approximately $1.4 million of the $3.6 million gap has been identified, leaving $2.2 million yet to be determined.
The BOG did not get to every B & A recommendation, and will take up the rest at its special meeting on May 22.
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