Updated: April 28, 2021

Board of Governors Elections

The WSBA Board of Governors focuses on strategy, oversight, and policy 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. 

Board of Governors Congressional District Election Results

View the complete election results.

Congratulations to the following Governor-elects! 

All Governor-elects are required to participate in the New Governor Orientation. This year, the New Governor Orientation will run concurrently during the Board of Governors Retreat & Board Meeting in Portland, Oregon. All terms will commence upon swearing-in at the September 2021 Board meeting. The term is three-years. 

At Large Governor & President-Elect Candidate Information

Learn More about Serving on the WSBA Board of Governors and join an informational session (details below).

At Large Governor Candidate

Jordan Couch

      Given that only one candidate was received, the WSBA Board of Governors will determine its next steps in accordance with the WSBA Bylaws, Article VI.C.3(b). More information coming soon. 

          President-Elect Position

          The President-elect performs the duties of the President at the request of the President, or in the absence, inability, recusal or refusal of the President to perform those duties. The President-elect also performs such other duties as may be assigned by the President or the BOG. The President-elect is not a voting member of the BOG except when acting in the President's place at a meeting of the BOG and then only if the vote will affect the result. The President-elect succeeds as President unless removed from office. In addition to serving on various Committees, the President-elect is a member of the Board Legislative Committee.


          Allen D. Brecke
          Daniel D. Clark
          C. Olivia Irwin

          President-elect will be elected by the WSBA Board of Governors at the May 20-21, 2021 meeting. 


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