Updated: June 6, 2022

Cannabis Law Section

The Cannabis Law Section works to connect, inform, guide, and support practitioners in this fast-growing and highly technical area of law. The Section is comprised of a network of highly skilled practitioners working together to interpret the rules and regulations in order to further best practices guidelines for this growing industry.

The Section provides benefits to members by providing networking and education opportunities to attorneys who practice in, or are interested in, cannabis law. The Section serves as a repository of information to guide practitioners through this highly technical area of law, provides advice to the Bar, as requested, on proposed legislation, court rules, and other matters, and provides resources and education to legislators and regulators. 

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Section Executive Committee Elections

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

Voting is scheduled for June 6–19, 2022.

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

Chair-elect: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate: Alexis Hartwell-Gobeske | Candidate materials

Secretary: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate: Emmelyn Hart | Candidate materials

Treasurer: two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate: Heather Wolf | Candidate materials

At-Large Member (five positions open): two-year positions beginning Oct. 1, 2022, and ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate 1: Joshua Ashby | Candidate Materials

Candidate 2: Peter Becker | Candidate materials

Candidate 3: Christopher Bueter | Candidate Materials

Candidate 4: Brenda George | Candidate materials

Candidate 5: Anastasia Gilmartin | Candidate materials

Candidate 6: Zachary Windham | Candidate materials

Questions? Contact sections@wsba.org.

Executive Committee

Chair: Sativa Rasmussen (2020-2022)

Secretary: Emmelyn Hart (2021-2022) 

Treasurer: Anastasia Gilmartin (2020-2022)

Immediate Past Chair: Joshua Ashby (2020-2022)

At-Large Member: Heather Wolf (2020-2022)

At-Large Member: Alexis Hartwell-Gobeske (2020-2022)

At-Large Member: Peter Becker (2020-2022)

Board of Governors Liaison*: Brett Purtzer (2021-2022)

Young Lawyer Liaison*: Christopher Bueter (2021-2022) 

*Nonvoting member

Interested in learning more about the Section? Interested in getting involved? Contact sections@wsba.org.