Section Tools

red toolboxThe links below and to the right are designed to provide section leaders with the tools and resources needed to lead a section.



Roles and Responsibilities

2015 Expense Report 

Report on Section Activities FY13 

Bylaw Amendment Process















































Section Work Plans: Example and Template 


Section Month-by-Month Activity Plan Example

Information Regarding Changes to the Per Member Charge

Sections Support Overview 

Per Member Charge Calculation Information 

Memo from Tiffany Lynch: FY 2012 Section Per-Member Charge

Memo from Julie Mass: Change to Per Member Charge

























Membership Outreach and Marketing

E-mail to request a membership roster

FAQ: How Section Leaders Can Use Membership Data 

Send a message to your list serve

Request changes to your webpage(s)

Newsletter Process

Publication Timelines

WSBA Print and Online Style Guide

NWSidebar Author Packet

Executive Committee Meetings: Scheduling, Best Practices, and Tools

E-mail to Request a Conference Room

WSBA Best Practices for Meeting Facilitation

Meeting Agenda Template       

Meeting Minutes Template

WSBA Meeting Checklist 

Section Event Planning

Mini-CLE Form

Brown-Bag Guidelines (non-CLE educational opportunities)

Video Stream Your Event: Planning and Instructions

Sample Flyers: Professional Networking & Mini-CLE Events

Sections and the Legislative Process

Process for taking a position on legislation

Legislative Cheat Sheet 

BOG Legislative Action Guidelines

GR 12

GR 12(C) - BOG Analytical Statement

Comment Policy

Expense Report

Current Section Chairs

Section-Sponsored CLE Programming

WSBA|CLE can help Sections build successful programs

Orientation Meetings

Executive Summary, handouts, powerpoint, etc. from the Spring and Fall Meetings

WSBA Bylaws, Policies, and Guidelines Affecting Sections


Archive of newsletters from the WSBA Sections Team