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The MWL Foundation Seeks Nominations to its 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Hannah Zuercher

The MWL Foundation Seeks Nominations to its 2019-2020 Board of Directors

MWL Foundation President Teresa McClain recently appointed members to the 2019-2020 MWL Foundation Nominating Committee. The MWL Foundation Nominating Committee is charged with recommending a slate of candidates to the MWL Foundation Board for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The slate will be voted on at the MWL Foundation Annual Meeting on April 16, 2019.  Once approved by the MWL Foundation Board of Directors, the slate of candidates will also be voted on by the MWL Board of Directors at its meeting on May 16, 2019. All MWL Foundation Board terms commence on July 1, 2019.


Nominations are being sought for the officer positions of President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer, each are one-year terms. Additionally, nominations are being sought for three (3) MWL Foundation Board of Director positions; each are two-year terms. Information about Director and Officer positions is available HERE.


Nominee Qualifications (as per the MWL Foundation bylaws): Directors shall be current MWL members of legal age, but need not be residents of Minnesota. Director qualifications do not include a juris doctor degree or law school attendance.


The MWL Foundation Nominating Committee members are as follows:

Shannon Harmon, IRS Office of the Chief Counsel (Chair)
Dana Bartocci, Fourth Judicial District
Kristin Haugen, KC Haugen Law / Rock Solid Consultants
Jennifer Robbins, MADEL PA
Pam Rochlin, Rochlin Law Firm Ltd.
Emily Slagle, Thomson Reuters
Amy Taber, Prime Therapeutics


If you are interested in serving on the MWL Foundation Board of Directors, or if you would like to nominate another MWL member, please do so by submitting a nomination directly to the MWL office ( or via regular mail to 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 390B, Minneapolis, MN 55402). Submissions must include the 2019-2020 Board of Directors Nomination Cover Sheet, along with a letter of interest or nomination letter and the candidate's resume. 


Please note: most nominations submitted to the MWL Foundation are self-nominations.


Completed nominations must be received in the MWL office by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21st, 2019.


The 2019-2020 slate of candidates will be announced on the MWL Foundation website.


For more information, contact Nominating Committee Chair Shannon Harmon at 651/757-1249 or or MWL Executive Director Debra Pexa at 612/338-3205 or


Minnesota Women Lawyers
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 390B
Minneapolis, MN 55402

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