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Missouri lawyers elect 2023-24 Board of Governors

2023-24 board set to elect its officers Sept. 13

The lawyers of Missouri, voting in districts throughout the state, elected eight members to the 45-member Board of Governors of The Missouri Bar and retained 14 incumbents for new terms beginning this September. Members of the Board of Governors are elected to serve two-year terms. Newly elected members or past members elected in different districts of the Board of Governors include: 

  • District 9: J. Brent Dulle, of St. Louis County 
  • District 11: Hon. Michael Colona and Matthew Casey, of the City of St. Louis 
  • District 12: Christa Moss, Christopher Dandurand, and Phyllis Norman, of Kansas City 
  • Southern District Appellate Seat: Syd Tippie, of Springfield 
  • Western District Appellate Seat: Amy R. Jackson, of Kansas City 

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

  • District 1: Hon. Tracey A. Mason-White, of Milan 
  • District 3: Douglas Harris, of Warrensburg 
  • District 4: Joshua Hill, of Jefferson City 
  • District 5: Hon. Charles Curless, of Lamar 
  • District 6: Andrew Lyskowski, of Camdenton 
  • District 7: Scott Robbins, of Poplar Bluff 
  • District 8: Kate Noland, of Liberty 
  • District 9: Amy Bender-Levy and Michael Downey, of St. Louis County 
  • District 10: Erica Mynarich, of Springfield  
  • District 11: Jennifer Matthew Crompton, of the City of St. Louis 
  • District 12: Scott Bethune, of Kansas City 
  • District 14: Eric Wulff, of St. Charles 
  • District 15: Sander Sowers, of Columbia 

The newly elected and returning board members will take office at the conclusion of the 2023 Annual Meeting of The Missouri Bar, which takes place Sept. 13-15 in Kansas City. The new board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, Sept. 13, 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 30,750 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