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  • March 15, 2023

    Elections: Who Will Represent You on the State Bar Board of Governors?

    With the April elections approaching, now is the time to learn about those candidates who are asking for your vote to lead the State Bar of Wisconsin as governors.

    March 15, 2023 – In April, State Bar of Wisconsin members will vote for representatives on the State Bar’s Board of Governors, the organization's policymaking body. Governors serve two-year terms. Your vote for these candidates will make a difference in the future of your practice and your profession.

    Together, they represent a diversity of practice areas as well as years in practice, and come from across the state. Check out the slate of 2023 Board of Governors’ candidates.

    About the State Bar Board of Governors and State Bar Elections

    The Board of Governors is the State Bar's policymaking body, and governors serve two-year terms.

    Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 will elect governors in 2023. District 2 (Milwaukee) elects seven, District 9 (Dane) elects three, and all other districts elect one.

    All State Bar elections (including for State Bar sections and divisions) will be held via an electronic ballot in 2023. Ballots are emailed by the second week in April. The election opens on Thursday, April 13, 2023, and the closes at noon Central time on April 28, 2023.

    Get Your Ballot

    ​To ensure you receive your State Bar election ballot, add as an approved sender in your inbox sometime before April 1. This prevents the ballot from being identified as spam.

    Please note: If you have placed any holds on emails from the State Bar, you may not receive an electronic ballot. Contact Customer Service at (800) 444-9404 to verify that your account is set up to receive your email ballot.

    State Bar members with no email address on file will receive paper ballots. Paper ballots will be mailed April 12, 2023.

    Meet the Candidates for the Board of Governors

    Meet the State Bar Board of Governors’ ​candidates for two-year terms that begin July 1, 2023. By district (see the district map), the candidates are:

    District 1 (one vacancy)

    District 2 (seven vacancies)

    District 3 (one vacancy)

    District 5 (one vacancy)

    District 6 (one vacancy)

    District 7 (one vacancy)

    District 9 (three vacancies)

    District 11 (one vacancy)

    District 13 (one vacancy)

    • Tatiana Shirasaki, Dodge County Corporation Counsel, Juneau, Toledo Brazil 1998, U.W. 2014

    District 15 (one vacancy)

    • Elizabeth Stinebaugh, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Racine, University of the District of Columbia 2013

    State Bar Division Elections

    Members of three State Bar divisions will elect officers and representatives for their division this spring. For more information on division elections and the candidates, see divisions elections information in the divisions page on

    State Bar Section Elections

    Members of the seven State Bar sections with contested elections will elect officers and directors for the upcoming term. For more information on section candidates, see the section elections page on

    Find out about other State Bar leadership opportunities through divisions, sections, and committees.

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