Updated: May 31, 2024

Construction Law Section Executive Committee Elections

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Every year, the Construction Law Section holds elections for open seats on its executive committee. On this page you will find information about the election process, how to run for an executive committee position, and other helpful info.

Election Information

Election Timeline

Instructions for Receiving Ballot

How to Apply

Executive Committee Roles


Election Information

Section Executive Committee Elections

The Section is conducting the elections for open positions on the executive committee.

Voting is scheduled for June 10-17, 2024.

Candidate Information, Open Positions, and Terms
For more information about the Section and its executive committee, please review the Section's bylaws. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order by position.

Vice-Chair: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2024, and ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Candidate: Masaki Yamada

Secretary: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2024, and ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Candidate: Travis Colburn

Treasurer: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2024, and ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Candidate: Erin Varriano

At-Large Member (two positions open): remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2025.

Candidate 1: Allen Benson

Candidate 2: Jackie Jensen Erler

At-Large Member (three positions open): three-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2024, and ending Sept. 30, 2027.

Candidate 1: Ryan Gilchrist

Candidate 2: Cynthia Park

Candidate 3: Kainui Smith


Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.


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How to Apply

The deadline for submitting applications has passed.

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Instructions to Ensure You Receive Your Ballot

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If you still do not receive a ballot, email sections@wsba.org. Paper ballots are available on request.

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Election Timeline

The election season for the FY 2025 term year has begun. This election will determine who will serve in executive committee positions opening as of Oct. 1, 2024 as well as some current vacancies. Please see the following timeline for important dates regarding your section's election timeline.

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Executive Committee Roles

The Construction Law Section's bylaws currently list the following required executive committee positions. Open positions are listed above in the Election Information section.

  • Chair
  • Chair-Elect
  • Vice-Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • Past Chair
  • Nine (9) At-Large Members

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