Leadership & Policies
The Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association’s Board of Trustees is the Association’s governing body. It is responsible for guiding the organization, within the parameters set forth in the TPCBA’s Bylaws.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association is led by the President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, Immediate Past President, six elected Trustees, President of the Young Lawyers Section, and a person designated by the Board of the Family Law Section. The board is also comprised of non-voting members, including, but not limited to, the Washington Women Lawyers, members from the Superior Court, District Court and Tacoma Municipal Court, a member from the Criminal Law Section, a member from the Pierce County Minority Bar Association, a member from the Collaborative Law Committee, and the Governor representing the 6th Congressional District to the WSBA.
2020-2021 TPCBA NOTICE OF OPEN NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION
The Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the 2020-2021 Board of Trustees. The following positions are open: one Vice-President position (2020), and three Trustee positions (2020 and 2021). The elected Vice-President will also serve a term as President in the year 2021 and immediate Past President in 2022. The three Trustees serve a two-year term.
If you would like to be considered for a position on the Board, or would like to nominate another TPCBA member, please send the completed statement of intent to firstname.lastname@example.org, before December 31, 2019.
Please feel free to contact the Bar Office at (253) 272-8871 or anyone listed below that is serving on the Nominating Committee, if you have any questions or wish to discuss any aspects of the nominating process. Thank you.
Photos Above: Voting Members-L to R, front row: Steven O. Merrival (Immediate Past President), Kenneth W. Blanford (President), James W. McCormick (Vice President) and John Cain (Trustee). L to R back row: Kelley R. Kavanagh (Trustee), Heather M. Young (Secretary-Treasurer), Anthony J. Zorich (Family Law Section Past President), Judge Ronald E. Culpepper, ret. (Trustee), André M. Peñalver (Trustee).
Side Photos-Top to bottom: Casey M. Arbenz (Trustee), Lisa A. Kremer (Trustee), Andrew Pugsley (Trustee)