The WSBA Board of Governors met on Mar. 9-10 for its annual meeting in Olympia.
Thursday, Mar. 9
Honoring Local Heroes Anne Egeler and Cailen Wevodau
The WSBA presents its Local Hero Award to WSBA members and local
community members who have made noteworthy contributions to their
communities. The Thurston County Bar Association selected Anne
Egeler for the award, in recognition of her dedicated service to Thurston
County’s legal community. The Government Lawyers Bar Association
selected Cailen Wevodau, in recognition of her commitment to survivors of domestic violence in Thurston County. WSBA President-elect
Brad Furlong presented the awards at the luncheon during the Board
meeting in Olympia on Mar. 9. As always, the turnout by the local bar
and bench was outstanding!
Generative Discussion Topics – We Need MEMBER Input!
The Board discussed both the goals and topics of the generative discussions that have been incorporated into Board agendas since last year.
Generative discussions focus on significant policy issues so that the
Board and the WSBA can proactively and thoughtfully engage with developments of importance to the profession. Generative topics may represent the beginning of a continuing Board and WSBA dialogue among
members, stakeholders, and others. Suggestions from Board members
for possible topics included how to better connect with members, the
future of LLLTs in the profession, and exploring regulatory reform per
the current strategic goals. The Board would like to hear your ideas
about potential topics for discussion! Please send your suggestions to
President Haynes and Executive Director Littlewood also sought topics for the Bar’s new forum series for the general public and the legal
community, Decoding the Law. This new series launched in March with
the topic of the death penalty. Please help us grow this series by sending
your topic ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WSBA BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING
MAR. 9-10, 2017, OLYMPIA