Wisconsin Association for Legal Professionals

2017-18 Committees




Deborah Dawson, Director







Hilary Williams, Director - Chair

Michelle Tyms, PLS







Toni Dahms





Jackie Mattmiller



Financial Review/Budget:

Mindy Pieper

Ritalyn Mix




Sonja Umberger


Strategic Plan:

Karen Dempski


Award of Excellence:

Hilary Williams




Sonja Umberger - Chair
Derek Schuld
Toni Dahms




Meeting Planning:

Tamara Michalak, PP, PLS - Chair

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Educational Articles posted to website; summarize meeting speakers presentations of obtain outline from speaker with permission to post to website; assist chapters in obtaining speakers or suggesting topics; arrange for roundtable discussions at Annual Meeting; prepare CLE certificates; recognize certification achieved


Offer a professional newsletter that represents our state association; check into posting it to the website; expand utilization of the website as a marketing tool; possibly post bylaws, standing rules and procedures manual to the website.          



Member survey; look at possibility of posting membership directory on the website; leadership articles posted to website; maintain membership directory.



Document the history of the association during current term.      


Review association financials as soon after Annual Meeting as possible; assist treasurer and incoming president in creating the budget for presentation to members                        


Coordinate nomination process for WALP elections and manage mail ballot elections.                


Determine the long term goals of the association.



Publish information, appoint judges, announce selection of worthy recipient at the Annual Meeting.


Maintain and update the WALP website and social media groups. Assist members with technology questions. Assist the Education Director with webinars and online meetings.



Assists members with planning and hosting WALP meetings and annual meeting. Maintains forms, examples and supplies for meeting planning. Upon WALP President's request, will plan and host selected WALP meeting(s).

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