Updated: May 31, 2024

Taxation Section Executive Committee Elections

 

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Every year, the Taxation 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 elections for open positions on the executive committee.

Voting is schedule for June 3-17, 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.

All positions begin Oct. 1, 2024, and end Sept. 30, 2025, unless otherwise stated.

Treasurer

Candidate: Aaron Johnson

At-Large Member (three positions open)

Candidate 1: Richard Johnson

Candidate 2: Robert Mahon

Communications Committee Chair

Candidate: Jay Jetter

DEI Committee Chair

Candidate: Jessica Bejerea

DOR Liaison Co-Chair (two positions open): remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate 1: Kimberly Anderson

Candidate 2: Tina Poley

DOR Liaison Co-Chair (two positions open)

Candidate 1: Kimberly Anderson

Candidate 2: Tina Poley

Estate & Gift Tax Committee Chair

Candidate: Reed Jones

International Tax Committee Chair

Candidate: Alinsson A. Sierra

IRS Liaison Co-Chair — IRS Office of Chief Counsel: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate: Najja O. Bullock

IRS Liaison Co-Chair — IRS Office of Chief Counsel

Candidate: Najja O. Bullock

IRS Liaison Co-Chair — Private Practice: remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate: Jason Harn

IRS Liaison Co-Chair — Private Practice

Candidate: Jason Harn

Legislative Committee Co-Chair (two positions open)

Candidate 1: Marissa Chu

Candidate 2: Brett Durbin

Candidate 3: Matthew Graham

Pro Bono Committee Chair

Candidate: Darin T. Jensen

Scholarship Chair

Candidate: Jennifer Gellner

State & Local Tax Committee Chair

Candidate: Aaron Johnson

Transactional Tax Committee Co-Chair (two positions open): remainder of current term ending Sept. 30, 2024.

Candidate 1: Daniel Ng

Candidate 2: Dan Sito

Transactional Tax Committee Co-Chair (two positions open)

Candidate 1: Daniel Ng

Candidate 2: Dan Sito

Young Lawyer Committee Chair

Candidate: Daniel French

NOTE: The following positions did not receive any applicants:
CLE Committee Chair (1-year term: Oct. 1, 2024 - Sept. 30, 2025)
Pursuant to WSBA and section's bylaws, the Taxation Section Executive Committee may appoint an individual to fill any vacant positions on an interim basis.

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

  • Chair
  • Chair-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Three (3) At-Large Members

As well as the following Standing Committee Chairs:

  • Two (2) CLE Co-Chairs
  • Communications Chair
  • Two (2) DEI Committee Co-Chairs
  • Two (2) DOR Liaison Co-Chairs
  • Two (2) Estate and Gift Tax Co-Chairs
  • Two (2) International Tax Co-Chairs
  • IRS Liaison Co-Chair - IRS Office of Chief Counsel
  • IRS Liaison Co-Chair - Private Practice
  • Two (2) Legislative Co-Chairs
  • Pro Bono Chair
  • Scholarship Chair
  • State and Local Tax Chair
  • Transactional Tax Chair
  • Young Lawyer Committee Chair

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