Updated: Jan. 18, 2018

WSBA Governance

The Board of Governors is the governing body of the WSBA which determines the general policies of the Bar and approves its budget each year. The Board of Governors consists of the President, President-elect, Immediate Past President, and members elected from each congressional district and at-large.

Board of Governors


Your Congressional District is listed on myWSBA (log in required). You can also enter your home address (or if you live out of state, your agent of service address) on this congressional district map. Choose "Congressional," select "Find My District," and then the map next to the symbol marking your address.

The Board's Work

The Board of Governors is the governing body of the WSBA. The Board moves the Bar forward with an eye toward its long-standing mission, guiding principles, and short-term strategic goals. 

Notice of Proposed Bylaws Amendments

The Board of Governors will hold a first reading of proposed amendments to Article VI.D.2, Elections by Board of Governors regarding the Office of President-elect, at the Jan. 18–19, 2018, Board of Governors meeting in Bellingham, Washington.

See proposed draft amendments.

There will also be a first reading of proposed Bylaws amendments to bring them in line with recent APR amendments and prior decisions of the BOG to coordinate the regulatory processes for lawyer, LPO and LLLT members of the Bar. See BOG Public Session materials, beginning at page 98.

Next Meeting

Jan. 18–19 at Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Washington

Public Session Materials
Public Session Supplemental Materials
Public Session Late Materials

To participate remotely during the public session, call in at 866-577-9294 and use access code 52810#. 

2018 Board Meetings

Jan. 18-19  |  Bellingham
Mar. 8  |  Olympia
May 17-18  |  Seattle (webcast)
July 27-28  |  Vancouver
Sept. 27-28  |  Seattle (webcast)

Watch the November 2017 Meeting Public Sessions