2018 Elections

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State Bar 2018 Election Candidates

 

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The State Bar will elect a president-elect, a secretary, a Judicial Council representative, and Board of Governors representatives in April. The president-elect serves a one-year term before becoming president. The secretary holds the position for two years, while the Judicial Council representative serves a three-year term.​

Ballots will be mailed no later than April 13, 2018, and must be returned by April 27, 2018. Those elected will take office July 1, 2018.

Find out more about State Bar elections and other leadership opportunities.​​​​​​​

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Officer Candidates

President-elect

Jill M. Kastner
Jill M. Kastner
Milwaukee
Randall L. Nash
Randall L. Nash
Milwaukee

Secretary

Makda Fessahaye
Makda Fessahaye
Madison
Starlyn R. Tourtillott
Starlyn R. Tourtillott
Keshena

Judicial Council

Margo S. Kirchner
Margo S. Kirchner
Milwaukee
John R. Orton
John R. Orton
Mauston

Board of Governors

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

Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, and 16 will elect governors in 2018. District 2 (Milwaukee) elects five; District 6 (Waukesha) elects two; District 9 (Dane) elects four; and all other districts elect one.

To be considered for a seat on the Board of Governors, members must submit a petition to the State Bar by March 1, 2018, that is signed by 10 active members in their district. Candidates will be announced in March.



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