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.
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)