Executive Board 

2017 - 2018
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President, Class of 2018

Sarah is a senior at Gonzaga, majoring in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Originally from Tri-Cities, Washington, Sarah joined mock trial after her less-better-looking brother graduated and ended his mock trial run.

She enjoys weiner dogs, wine, and puzzles in her free time. You can also find her binge-watching Grey's Anatomy.

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Tournament Director, Class of 2018

Sharon is a junior, pursuing a degree in International Relations and Political Science, with a minor in Spanish. Originally from Moraga, California, Sharon competed in high school mock trial and Youth and Government. In the little free time she has (because mock trial is her life), Sharon likes to play bass and guitar with a local band.


Treasurer, Class of 2020

Joe is a sophomore at Gonzaga, purusing a degree in Electrical Engineering (with hopefully a philosophy minor). He is on eof the few East Coast students at the school. He comes froma  small town south of Boston, where he loves spending time with family, going to the beach or on the boat, going out for breakfast.

When Joe isn't working on mock trial, he is usually playing volleyball or hanging out in Hemmingson. He is also avid about puns and dad jokes.


Secretary, Class of 2018

Elli is a senior at Gonzaga, pursuing a degree in Political Science. She is from Puyallup, WA, just outside of Seattle. After graduating at the end of this year, she plans to attend law school and become a prosecutor.

Vice President, Class of 2019

Kurt is a Philosophy and Communication Studies major. Kurt hails from La Center, WA (Population 3000) and enjoys all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Kurt plans on becoming a criminal defense attorney and hopes to one day work with the Innocence Project.



2017 - 2018
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Head Coach

Dr. Weatherby is a Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice and has been teaching at Gonzaga University since 1996. She founded Gonzaga's mock trial program in 1997 and has been the Head Coach since then. Dr. Weatherby obtained her Ph.D. at University of Washington, and her Bachelors and Masters at Western Washington University.

When Dr. Weatherby's not working in the wee hours of the morning, she enjoys swimming and is a car enthusiast.

David Bingaman, Esq.


Assistant Coach

David is a licensed attorney with over a decade of experience. He is a former Gonzaga mocker and has experience as an attorney, mocker, and coach.


David is a local businessman, and is the founder of Northwest Corporate Counsel, which provides corporate counsel to various local businesses.

Assistant Coach

Daisy is a licensed attorney and former public defender. She has experience as an attorney, mocker, and coach. She mocked for Gonzaga from 2004 - 2007, and has over eight years of coaching experience.

Prior to joining Gonzaga's coaching staff, she coached EWU's mock trial team for three seasons. This will be Daisy's fifth year coaching Gonzaga. While coaching the program, you'd often find her taking photos at competitions or carrying the program's snack bag. She has two pet rabbits and is an avid blackjack player.

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