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Missouri lawyers elect 2022-23 Board of Governors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The lawyers of Missouri, voting in districts throughout the state, elected four new members to the 45-member Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar and retained 17 incumbents for new terms beginning this September. Members of the Board of Governors are elected to serve two-year terms. Newly elected members of the Board of Governors include:

  • District 2: Hon. Corey Moon, of Monticello
  • District 7: Mark J. Welker, of Jackson
  • District 10: Michael L. Miller, of Springfield
  • District 11: Bryan Sanger, of the City of St. Louis

The following members of the Board of Governors were re-elected to a two-year term:

  • District 1: John Spencer, of St. Joseph
  • District 4: Jason Paulsmeyer, of Jefferson City
  • District 5: Shelly Dreyer, of Joplin
  • District 8: Jason Rew, of Blue Springs, and Tricia Scaglia, of Independence
  • District 9: Robert E. Jones, Karen McCarthy, and Joan Swartz, of St. Louis County
  • District 11: Hon. Jason Sengheiser, of the City of St. Louis
  • District 12: Athena Dickson, Amanda Ketchum, Mira Mdvani, and Tom Porto, of Kansas City
  • District 13: Carl Ward, of Washington
  • Eastern District Appellate Seat: Casey Wong, of St. Louis

Missouri Bar Vice President Megan Phillips, of the City of St. Louis, and President-elect Lauren Tucker McCubbin, of Kansas City, were automatically retained for another term as they are serving as elected officers of the bar.

The Missouri Bar Board of Governors is accepting applications to fill an upcoming board vacancy in District 9 (St. Louis County) for the 2022-23 bar year. The Missouri Bar must receive letters of application by Aug. 26, 2022.

The newly elected and returning board members will take office at the conclusion of the 2022 Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar, which takes place Sept. 14-16 in Springfield. The new board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, Sept. 14, to elect officers and form its executive committee.

The Missouri Bar is a statewide organization that is dedicated to improving the legal profession, the law, and the administration of justice for all Missourians. Created in 1944 by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri, it serves all 30,000 of Missouri’s practicing lawyers. The Missouri Bar provides a wide range of services and resources to its members, as well as the media, educators, and the citizens of Missouri. To learn more, visit MoBar.org.