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The MWL Foundation Seeks Nominations to its 2020-2021 Board of Directors

Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Debra Pexa

MWL Foundation President Pam Rochlin recently appointed members to the 2020-2021 MWL Foundation Nominating Committee. The MWL Foundation Nominating Committee is charged with recommending a slate of candidates to the MWL Foundation Board for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The slate will be voted on at the MWL Foundation Annual Meeting on May 21, 2020.  Once approved by the MWL Foundation Board of Directors, the slate of candidates must be approved by the MWL Board of Directors at its meeting on June 25, 2020.  All MWL Foundation Board terms commence on July 1, 2020. 


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 four (4) MWL Foundation Board of Director positions; each are two-year terms. Further information 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:


Teresa McClain, Robins Kaplan (Chair)

Dee Baskin,Attorney at Law

Annamarie Daley, Jones Day

Kristin Haugen, KC Haugen Law

Bridget Nason, LeVander, Giller & Miller


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 MWL Foundation Board of Directors Nomination Cover Sheet (or the information contained within the cover sheet in an email), 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. 


The 2020-2021 slate of candidates will be announced on the MWL Foundation website


For more information, contact Nominating Committee Chair Teresa McClain at 612/349-8745 or or MWL Executive Director Debra Pexa at 612/338-3205 or


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