Joint Committees
 

Access to Fairness

CCJ Members:
Ralph D. Gants, MA, Chair
Chase T. Rogers, CT 
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Patricia Breckenridge, MO
E. James Burke, WY
Nathan L. Hecht, TX
Rhys S.  Hodge, VI
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA
Jorge Labarga, FL
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Mike McGrath, MT
Lawton R. Nuss, KS
Mark E. Recktenwald, HI
Maite D. Oronoz Rodrigues, PR
Loretta H. Rush, IN
Leo E. Strine, DE
Paul A. Suttell, RI 
William L. Waller, Jr., MS
Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, DC

COSCA Members:
Sally A. Holewa, ND, Co-Chair
PK Jameson, FL, Co-Vice Chair
Patricia Gabel, VT, Vice Co- Chair
Glenn A. Grant, NJ
Regina Petersen, VI
Enele Seumanutafa, AS
Anne B. Wicks, DC

Staff: Pam Casey

Government Affairs

CCJ Members:
Nathan L. Hecht, TX, Co-Chair (Board Liaison)
Janet DiFiore, NY, Co-Vice Chair
John D. Kemp, AR
Mark S. Cady, IA
David Gilbertson, SD
Michael G. Heavican, NE
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Paul L. Reiber, VT
Patience D. Roggensack, WI
Leigh I. Saufley, ME
Myron T. Steele, DE
Leo E. Strine, DE
Katherine A. Maraman, GU 
Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, DC

COSCA Members:
Michael L. Buenger, OH, Co-Chair
Lawrence K. Marks, NY, Vice Co-Chair
Kingsley W. Click, OR
Laurie Dudegon, KY
Patricia K. Jameson, FL
Gregory L. Sattizahn, SD
Sara B. Thomas, ID

CCJ/COSCA Ex Officio Members:
Hon. Maureen O’Conner, OH (CCJ)
Hon. John D. Minton, Jr., KY (CCJ)
Callie T. Dietz, WA (COSCA)
Sally A. Holewa, ND (COSCA)
Mary Campbell McQueen (NCSC)

Staff:  Kay Farley/José Dimas

 

 

Court Management

CCJ Members:
Rhys S. Hodge, VI, Co-Chair
Matthew B. Durrant, UT, Co-Vice Chair (Board Liaison)
Linda Stewart Dalianis, NH 
Ralph D. Gants, MA
Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Lawton R. Nuss, KS
Michael A. Cherry, NV
Mark E. Recktenwald, HI 
Maite D. Oronoz Rodriguez, PR
Loretta H. Rush, IN
William L. Waller, Jr., MS

COSCA Members:
Kathy Lloyd, MO, Co-Chair
Deborah Taylor Tate, Vice Co-Chair
David Boyd, IA
Sigfrido Steidel Figueroa, PR
Martin Hoshino, CA
Gary L. Johnson, WV
Tonnya K. Kohn, SC
Rick Schwermer, UT
Jon Williams, MA

Staff:  Laura Klaversma/Nathan Hall

Meeting Planning

CCJ Members:
Scott Bales, AZ, Co-Chair
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA, Co-Vice Chair
Maureen O’Connor, OH (Board Liaison)
E. James Burke, WY (2016 AM Host)
Mark D. Martin, NC (2019 AM Host)
Paul A. Suttell, RI (2018 AM Host)
Thomas G. Saylor, PA (2017 AM Host) 
Gary Lumpkin, OK
P. Harris Hines, GA
Katherine A. Maraman, GU 

COSCA Members:
Marion R. Warren, NC, Co-Chair (2019 AM Host)
Thomas P. Darr, Vice Co-Chair (2017 AM Host)
J. Joseph Baxter, RI (2018 AM Host)
Dave Byers, AZ
John Lizama, GU
Callie T. Dietz, WA
Sara Thomas, ID
*Liaison from Education Committee-Jeff Shorba, MN

Liaison from COSCA Education Committee:  Callie Dietz, WA

Staff:  John Meeks/Toni Grainer

 

Courts, Children and Families

CCJ Members:
Mark S. Cady, IA, Co-Chair
Loretta H. Rush, IN, Co-Vice-Chair (Board Liaison)
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Patricia Breckenridge, MO
John D. Kemp, AR
F. Michael Kruse, AS
Lyn Stuart, AL
Michael A. Cherry, NV
Stuart Rabner, NJ
Leigh I. Saufley, ME
Craig Stowers, AK
Paul A. Suttell, RI
Katherine A. Maraman, GU

COSCA Members:
Corey R. Steele, NE, Co-Chair
James T. Glessner, ME, Vice Co-Chair
Sonia A. Comacho, NMI
Gary L. Johnson, WV
Kevin Lackey, MS
Marcia Meis, IL
Amy Quinlan, DE
Christopher Ryan, CO
Sandra A. Vujnovich, LA

Staff: Kay Farley

   

Problem-Solving Courts

CCJ Members:
Donald W. Lemons, VA, Co-Chair
TBD, Co-Vice Chair
Roger S. Burdick, ID
William L. Waller, Jr., MS
Stephen J. Markman, MI

COSCA Members:
Patricia Gabel, VT, Co-Chair
Nancy Dixon, KS, Vice Co-Chair
Cynthia H. Clanton, GA
Kathy Lloyd, MO
Milton Mack, Jr., MI
Amy Quinlan, DE
Lily Sharpe, WY
Marty E. Sullivan, AR
Enele Seumanutafa, AS

Staff:  Suzanne Tallarico

 

Criminal Justice Committee
(includes pandemic and emergency response issues)

CCJ Members:
Michael G. Heavican, NE, Co-Chair
E. James Burke, WY, Co-Vice Chair
Allen H. Loughry II, WV 
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA
Judith K. Nakamura, NM 
Janet DiFiore, NY
Ralph D. Gants, MA 
Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA
Sharon F. Keller, TX
Jorge Labarga, FL
Michael A. Cherry, NV
Donald W. Beatty, SC
Stuart Rabner, NJ
Nancy E. Rice, CO
Clancy Smith, OK
Leo E. Strine, DE
Jean Hoefer Toal, SC
Jeffrey S. Bivins, TN

COSCA Members: 
Gregory L. Sattizahn, SD, Co-Chair
Christopher Keating, NH, Vice Co-Chair
David K. Boyd, IA
Christine E. Johnson, AK
Randy Koschnick, WI
Lawrence K. Marks, NY
Beth McLaughlin, MT
Rick Schwermer, UT
Lily Sharpe, WY

Staff:  Pamela Casey

 

Security and Emergency Preparedness

CCJ Members:
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD, Chair
Lorie Skjerven Gildea, MN
Craig Stowers, AK

COSCA Members:
J. Joseph Baxter, RI, Co-Chair
Patrick L. Carroll, III, CN, Vice Co-Chair
Sonia A. Comacho, NMI
James T. Glessner, ME
Karl R.  Hade, VA
Pamela Q. Harris, MD
Randy Helms, AL
Beth McLaughlin, MT

Staff:  Nathan Hall

 

Elders and the Courts

CCJ Members:
Gerald W. VandeWalle, ND, Co-Chair 
Paul L. Reiber, VT (Board Liaison)
Mary E. Fairhurst, WA
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA
Douglas L. Combs, OK
Nancy E. Rice, CO

COSCA Members:
Robin Sweet, NV, Co-Chair
Callie T. Dietz, WA, Vice Co-Chair
Cynthia H. Clanton, GA
Randy Helms, AL
Patricia K. Jameson, FL
Christopher Keating, NH
Jeff Shorba, MN
David W. Slayton, TX
Marion Warren, NC
Anne B. Wicks, DC

Staff: Brenda Uekert