Congratulations to All Newly Elected Benchers

Thank you to all the nominees who put their names forward. With a strong list of candidates to consider, members have made their decision and cast their votes. The results for the City of Winnipeg, Northern and Western Electoral Districts are now in. See the complete 2022 Bencher Election Results.

Appointed Bencher Applications Due Friday

For those interested in being considered for one of three appointed positions, applications are due this week. Submit your resume to Pat Bourbonnais at pbourbonnais@lawsociety.mb.ca by Friday, May 6, 2022.

Announcing New Executives:
Sacha Paul, First Indigenous Law Society President

New executives Sacha Paul (President) and Wayne M. Onchulenko (Vice-President) will take over their official duties at this month’s bencher meeting.

Sacha is the first Indigenous President in the Law Society of Manitoba’s history. Recognizing the significance of this moment, we want to extend a warm congratulations to Sacha as our 102nd president while acknowledging there is still much work ahead for us to increase diversity within the profession. We are excited to have Sacha and Wayne lead this work, together with the rest of the benchers.

Congratulations, Sacha and Wayne!