GUIDELINES ON WLA ENDORSEMENTS

 

1. GOAL: 

Establish general guidelines for considering endorsement of those candidates and/or matters which support and/or uphold the WLA Mission.

2. PROCEDURE:

A. WLA shall use reasonable efforts to communicate to interested parties that it will consider making endorsements.

B. Only those candidates actively seeking WLA endorsement shall be considered.

C. In making its determination on whether or not to endorse, WLA shall take into account factors set forth below. Weight given to any one factor shall be in the sole discretion of the individual Board member.

D. Upon majority vote of a quorum of the board, WLA may endorse one or more candidates, may decline making an endorsement, or may decline taking up the issue of endorsement.

3. FACTORS:

• actively seeks WLA’s endorsement

• is qualified (based upon your definition giving consideration to the points below) -professional skill / ability / intellect -nature / scope / years of experience -temperament / demeanor for the position -impartiality -decisiveness -ethics / integrity -social awareness / community involvement -likelihood of getting appointment

• adopts WLA mission

• is female

• is a WLA member

• any other factor not otherwise specified which may weigh on the decision

4. TYPES:

A. Local, State, and Federal Judiciary

B. Boards, Commissions

C. Issues relevant to WLA

D. All other as determined solely by WLA

Upcoming Events:

 

SOLD OUT - Contact Admin@wlastl.org to inquire about a wait list.  

Holiday Brunch & Fundraising Auction

You and your guests are invited to come share the holiday spirit with your peers at our inaugural Holiday Brunch and Fundraising Auction. This family-friendly event features a splendid brunch buffet and fun activities to bid on and win prizes in support of our chosen charities. 

December 7, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Boathouse at Forest Park

6101 Government Drive | St. Louis | 63110

314-365-1555

Contact: admin@wlastl.org

 


Upcoming Board Meetings:

November 21, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location


View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

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P.O. Box 775512
St. Louis, MO 63177

wla@wlastl.org