Committee Assignments

 

Lyn Stuart, AL

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation 
Southern Region

Michael G. Heavican, NE

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice (Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Nominating
Past Presidents
CCJ Representative to the Council of State Governments
Federal-State Jurisdiction Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States (term expires 10/1/16 )
Mid-West Region

 

Craig Stowers, AK

Board of Directors (Second Vice President)
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness
Civil Justice
Tribal Relations
Western Region

 

Michael A. Cherry, NV

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Civil Justice
Resolutions
Western Region

 

F. Michael Kruse, AS

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
Resolutions
Western Region

 

Linda Stewart Dalianis, NH

CCJ/COSCA Court Management
Amicus Brief Review Team (Vice-Chair)
New England Region

 

Scott Bales, AZ

Board of Directors (term expires 2017)
CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning (Co-Chair)
Amicus Brief Review Team (Board Liaison)
Education (Chair) (2017 MY Host)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Federal-State Jurisdiction Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States (term expires 10/1/18)
Western Region 

Stuart Rabner, NJ

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families 
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Amicus Brief Review Team
Civil Justice
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Mid-Atlantic Region 

 

John D. Kemp, AR

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
Southern Region

Judith K. Nakamura, NM

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Western Region

 

Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning (Vice Chair)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Western Region

 

Janet DiFiore, NY

Board of Directors (term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs (Co-Vice Chair)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Mid-Atlantic Region

 

Nancy E. Rice, CO

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts
Civil Justice 
Western Region

Mark D. Martin, NC

CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts (Board Liaison)
Amicus Brief Review Team
Education
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar (Chair) 
Liaison to the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law
Southern Region

 

Chase T. Rogers, CT

Board of Directors (term expires 2018)
CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust (Co-Vice Chair)
Civil Justice (Vice Chair)
Nominating
Representative to the NCSC Expanding Court Access to Justice Project Advisory Committee
Federal-State Jurisdiction Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States (term expires 10/1/18)
New England Region

 

Gerald W. VandeWalle, ND

CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts (Co-Chair)
Amicus Brief Review Team (Chair)
Nominating
Past Presidents 
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates (term expires 2019)
Mid-West Region

 

Leo E. Strine, Jr., DE

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Mid-Atlantic Region

Alexandro C. Castro, NMI

Civil Justice
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar 
Western Region

 

Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, DC

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust (Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
Mid-Atlantic Region

Maureen O’Connor, OH

Board of Directors (President)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs (Ex Officio)
CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning (Board Liaison)
Education (Board Liaison)
Nominating (Chair)
Resolutions
Mid-West Region

 

Jorge Labarga, FL

Board of Directors (term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts (Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Southern Region

Douglas L. Combs, OK

CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts
Civil Justice
Southern Region

 

P. Harris Hines, GA

CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning
Education
Politics & Judicial Selection
Compensation (Board Liaison)
Subcommittee on Judicial Compensation
Southern Region

Gary Lumpkin, OK

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning
Education
Southern Region

 

Katherine A. Maraman, GU

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning 
Education
Western Region

 

Thomas A. Balmer, OR

Civil Justice (Chair) 
Resolutions  
Western Region

 

Mark E. Recktenwald, HI

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Court Management 
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation
Resolutions 
Western Region

 

Thomas G. Saylor, PA

CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning (2017 AM Host)
Amicus Brief Review Team 
Education
Mid-Atlantic Region

 

Roger S. Burdick, ID

Board of Directors (term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts
Civil Justice
Resolutions 
Western Region

Maite D. Oronoz Rodriguez, PR

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
Southern Region

 

Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL

CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Civil Justice
Mid-West Region

Paul A. Suttell, RI

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust 
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
Education (2018 AM Host)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
New England Region

 

Loretta Rush, IN

Board of Directors (term expires 2018)
CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families (Co-Vice-Chair) (Board Liaison)
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
Mid-West Region

Donald W. Beatty, SC

Board of Directors (term expires 2018)
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Southern Region

 

Mark S. Cady, IA

Board of Directors (First Vice President)
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families (Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation (Chair )
Resolutions (Chair)
Liaison to the CSG Interstate Compact for Juveniles
Mid-West Region

David E. Gilbertson, SD

CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
Nominating 
Past Presidents 
Mid-West Region

 

 

 

Lawton R. Nuss, KS

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Court Management 
Civil Justice
Mid-West Region

Jeffrey Bivins, TN

CCJ Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Southern Region

 

John D. Minton, Jr., KY

Board of Directors (Immediate Past President)
Nominating
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs (ex officio) 
Past Presidents (Chair)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Southern Region

Nathan L. Hecht, TX

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs (Co-Chair) (Board Liaison)
CCJ Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Southern Region

 

Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust 
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts 
Southern Region

Sharon F. Keller, TX

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Resolutions (Vice-Chair)
Southern Region

 

Leigh I. Saufley, ME

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
Federal-State Jurisdiction Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States (term expires (10/1/17)
New England Region

Matthew B. Durrant, UT

Board of Directors (term expires 2018)
CCJ/COSCA Court Management (Co-Vice Chair) (Board Liaison)
Amicus Brief Review Team
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar (Vice-Chair)
Western Region

 

Mary Ellen Barbera, MD

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness
Mid-Atlantic Region

Paul L. Reiber, VT

Board of Directors (President-elect)
CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts (Board Liaison)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness (Co-Chair)
New England Region

 

Ralph D. Gants, MA

Board of Directors (Term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust (Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Civil Justice
New England Region

Rhys S. Hodge, VI

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Court Management (Co-Chair) 
Civil Justice
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Southern Region

 

Stephen J. Markman, MI

CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation
Mid-West Region

Donald W. Lemons, VA

Board of Directors (term expires 2018)
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts (Co-Vice Chair)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar 
Representative to the American Inns of Court Foundation
Southern Region

 

Lorie Skjerven Gildea, MN

CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness
Civil Justice
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation (Vice-Chair)
Tribal Relations
Mid-West Region

Mary E. Fairhurst, WA

CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts 
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation
Subcommittee on Judicial Compensation
Tribal Relations
Western Region

 

William L. Waller, Jr., MS

CCJ/COSC Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Tribal Relations
Southern Region

Allen H. Loughry II, WV

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Civil Justice
Mid-Atlantic Region

 

Patricia Breckenridge, MO

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation
Mid-West Region

Patience D. Roggensack, WI

CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation
Mid-Western Region

 

Mike McGrath, MT

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
Western Region

E. James Burke, WY

CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice (Co-Vice Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning 
Education
Western Region