Updated: Aug. 3, 2022

Member Engagement Council

The Council’s purpose is to educate members in a proactive manner about WSBA’s and Board of Governor’s actions and work, to seek input and involve members in decision-making process, build relationship between members and WSBA governance and ensure ongoing updates to members on WSBA processes and measurement. In carrying out these goals, the Council shall seek to create mutual understanding between the board and members, drive board priorities, form relationships with WSBA sections, specialty, minority and regional bars and share opportunities across regions of the state and members resident outside the geographical area of the state.

Council Charter

We Want to Hear from You!
The Council reserves the first agenda item of each meeting for member comment and feedback. Meetings held via Zoom 1-3 p.m. the first Thursday of the month.

Work Group Members

Co-Chair Bryn Peterson, WSBA Treasurer and Governor, 9th District

Co-Chair Francis Adewale, Governor, 5th District

Lauren Boyd, Governor, 3rd District

Brent Williams-Ruth, Governor, 8th District

Jordan Couch, At-Large Governor

Serena Sayani, District 7 South

Matthew Dresden, Governor, District 7 North

Tom McBride, Governor, 10th District

Ailene Limric, At-large member

WSBA Staff Liaisons

Kevin Plachy, Director of Advancement
kevinp@wsba.org, 206-727-8203

Michael Kroner, Outreach Specialist
michaelk@wsba.org, 206-727-8289

Next Meeting

The Aug. 4 meeting has been canceled.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors, pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, that a Member Engagement Council meeting will be held on:

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022

1–1:30 p.m.

Agenda to come.

Join the Zoom meeting.

The public can join this meeting by conference call.

Call-in at: 253-215-8782, or toll-free 888-788-0099
Meeting ID: 826 213 1395
Passcode: 367644

You are not required to state your name to join this meeting. If the conference call provider message asks that you state your name, you may press #, without stating your name, and you will be connected to the meeting.

Council members will receive information to join via Zoom.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please email or call Shelly Bynum at shellyb@wsba.org or 206-239-2125.