Updated: May 7, 2024

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Governor At Large

The WSBA Board of Governors is conducting an election for the governor at large, young lawyer position. The election will open Wednesday, May 15. All eligible voters* will receive an electronic ballot. The election will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 3.

Please check your email inbox (including junk/spam folders) for your ballot which will appear as follows:

From: WSBA Election Admin help@yeselections.com
Subject: WSBA Governor At Large Election

*Eligibility: All Young Lawyer Members as defined in section XII(B) of the WSBA Bylaws are eligible to vote in this election.

For questions, please email barleaders@wsba.org.

Lean about the Applicants for Governor At Large — Young Lawyer

The WSBA Board of Governors focuses on policy, leadership, strategy, and oversight of the organization. Service on the Board requires vision, leadership, diplomacy, and passion in pursuit of the WSBA's mission to serve the public and the members of the WSBA, to ensure the integrity of the legal profession and to champion justice.


Francis Adewale has been elected as 2024-2025 President-elect.

Parvin Price has been elected as the new Governor of the Congressional District 1 position.

Mary Rathbone has been declared the new Governor of the Congressional District 4 position.

Francis Adewale has been declared the new Governor of the Congressional District 5 position.

Alain Villeneuve has been elected as the new Governor of the Congressional District 7 South position.

The Congressional District 7 South Election closed April 1. View the complete results.

Terms begin at conclusion of the Sept. 6-7, 2024 meeting of the Board of Governors.

2025 Election Information

The following positions will be open for interested applicants in early 2025.

  • District 1 (for two-year term)
  • District 2
  • District 9
  • District 10
  • Governor At Large
  • President-elect

More information will be posted online on January 2, 2025. 


The WSBA is committed to full access and participation by persons with disabilities. If you have any questions about accessibility or require accommodation, please contact accomodations@wsba.org and visit our Accommodations page for more information.


Please contact Paris Eriksen, WSBA Volunteer Engagement Advisor, at parise@wsba.org or barleaders@wsba.org.

The WSBA values diversity and inclusion, and encourages Black, indigenous, and people of color; women; people from the LBGTQ communities; people with disabilities; and members of other groups who have been systemically oppressed to apply for our committees, boards, and panels.