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MWL Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors Slate of Candidates

Wednesday, March 16, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Debra Pexa

In January 2016, MWL President Bridget Nason appointed members to the MWL Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee was charged with recommending a slate of candidates to the Minnesota Women Lawyers membership for the 2016-2017 Board of Directors. The deadline to submit nominations was February 29, 2016. The Nominating Committee extends its thanks to the many members who submitted nominations.

The MWL Nominating Committee recommends the following slate of candidates for the 2016-2017 Board of Directors:

President-Elect (1 year)
Kendra Brodin
Attorney at Law

Secretary (1 year)
Breia Schleuss
Faegre Baker Daniels

Treasurer (1 year)
Shannon Harmon
Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

Board Directors (2 year positions)
Kristin Haugen
KC Haugen Law

Michelle Looby
Gustafson Gluek

Brooke Nelson
Bernick Lifson, P.A.

Sarah Rohne
University of Minnesota Law School

Mary Szondy
Attorney at Law

Board Director (1 year position)
Amy Taber
Prime Therapeutics

Susan Gallagher, Michelle Grant, Veena Iyer and Jennifer Robbins will serve the second year of their current terms. Connie Armstrong will assume the role of President and Bridget Nason will serve as Past-President.

The Central Minnesota, Northeastern Minnesota, South Central Minnesota, and St. Croix Valley Chapters will each elect a representative to serve on the Board. Additionally, the women’s law student organizations at Minnesota three law schools will each elect a member to serve as non-voting liaison to the Board.

Candidates for the 2016-2017 Board of Directors will be voted on by the membership at MWL’s 44th Annual Meeting on April 15th, 2016. 


Please contact MWL Executive Director Debra Pexa for more information.  (


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