Call for nominations: CBA National Women Lawyers Forum

APPLY ONLINE | APRIL 30 – MAY 31, 2024

The CBA National Women Lawyers Forum is seeking nominations for a Communications Officer, a Secretary and up to eight Members-at-Large, for the term September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025.

Communications Officer

The Communications Officer is expected to attend meetings and conference calls and is responsible for keeping Section members informed of key Section activities, upcoming events, and opportunities to get involved in the work of the Section.


The Secretary is responsible for preparing minutes of meetings and conference calls in a timely manner, and otherwise assists the Executive as needed. As a Section Officer, the Secretary is also responsible for attending Officer meetings.

The Secretary sequentially occupies each office through to Past Chair, which involves a five-year total commitment.


Member-at-Large positions are open to WLF members who wish to actively participate in the work of the Section, including taking part in projects and committees. Members-at-Large are expected to attend WLF executive meetings and to take part in specific projects, committees, and other initiatives of the WLF. There are many opportunities to assist.

Young lawyers and students with a particular interest or relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

Roles and expectations for each position.


Nominations must be received by May 31, 2024. When filling positions, the WLF takes various factors into account, including language, geographic representation and diversity. We consider members who are familiar with and active in WLF activities, but also seek new participants. The WLF welcomes nominations from trans women, non-binary people, two-spirit, and gender-diverse individuals.