Committee Assignments
 

Lyn Stuart, AL

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

 

 

Mark D. Martin, NC

CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning (2019 AM Host)
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts (Board Liaison)
Amicus Brief Review Team
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar (Chair) 
Liaison to the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law
Southern Region

 

Joel H. Bolger, AK

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness
Civil Justice
Tribal Relations
Western Region

 

 

Gerald W. VandeWalle, ND

CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts (Vice 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 2018)
Mid-West Region

 

F. Michael Kruse, AS

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
Resolutions
Western Region

Michael G. Heavican, NE

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice (Vice Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
Nominating
Past Presidents 
CCJ Representative to the Council of State Governments
Mid-West Region

 

Scott Bales, AZ

CCJ/COSCA Meeting Planning (Vice Co-Chair)
Amicus Brief Review Team (Board Liaison)
Education (Chair)
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  

Robert J. Lynn, NH

CCJ/COSCA Court Management
New England Region

 

John D. Kemp, AR

Board of directors (term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Access, Fairness and Public Trust
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts
Southern 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

 

 

Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA

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

 

Judith K. Nakamura, NM

Board of Directors (Second Vice President)
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Western Region

 

 

Nathan B. Coats, CO

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

Michael Douglas, NV

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

 

Richard Robinson, CT

CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness 
Civil Justice 
New England Region

 

Janet DiFiore, NY

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

 

Leo E. Strine, Jr., DE

CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness
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

Board of Directors (term expires 2020)
CCJ/COSCA Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence (Vice Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
Mid-Atlantic Region

Maureen O’Connor, OH

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

 

Charles T. Canady, FL

CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts 
CCJ/COSCA Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
Education (2019 MY Host)
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Southern Region

Douglas L. Combs, OK

CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts
Civil Justice
Southern Region

 

Harold Melton, GA

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

Martha L. Walters, OR

Civil Justice 
Resolutions  
Western Region

 

Mark E. Recktenwald, HI

CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness 
CCJ/COSCA Court Management 
Education (2020 MY Host)
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation
Resolutions 
Western Region

Thomas G. Saylor, PA

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 Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
Southern Region

 

Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL

Board of Directors (term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Civil Justice (Chair)
Mid-West Region

Paul A. Suttell, RI

CCJ/COSCA Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
New England Region

 

Loretta Rush, IN

Board of Directors (term expires 2020)
CCJ/COSCA Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families (Vice Co-Chair) (Board Liaison)
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
Mid-West Region

Donald W. Beatty, SC

Board of Directors (term expires 2020)
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Southern Region

 

Mark S. Cady, IA

Board of Directors (President-Elect)
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
Liaison to the Journal of Appellate Practice
Mid-West Region

David E. Gilbertson, SD

CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
Nominating 
Past Presidents 
Politics and Judicial Selection/Compensation (Chair)
Tribal Relations
Mid-West Region


 

 

Lawton R. Nuss, KS

CCJ/COSCA Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
CCJ/COSCA Court Management 
Civil Justice
Mid-West Region

Jeffrey Bivins, TN

CCJ Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
CCJ/COSCA Public, Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
Southern Region

 

John D. Minton, Jr., KY

CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts (Co-Chair)
Nominating (Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs (ex officio) 
Past Presidents 
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Southern Region

Nathan L. Hecht, TX

Board of Directors (First Vice President)
CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs (Vice Co-Chair) (Board Liaison)
CCJ Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Southern Region

 

Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA

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

Sharon F. Keller, TX

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

 

Ralph D. Gants, MA

Board of Directors (Term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness (Co-Chair)
CCJ/COSCA Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Civil Justice
New England Region

Matthew B. Durrant, UT

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

 

Mary Ellen Barbera, MD

CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness 
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness (Co-Chair)
Mid-Atlantic Region

Donald W. Lemons, VA

Professionalism and Competence of the Bar 
Representative to the American Inns of Court Foundation
Liaison to the National Wellness Taskforce
Southern Region

 

Leigh I. Saufley, ME

CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs 
New England Region

 

Rhys S. Hodge, VI

CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness
CCJ/COSCA Court Management (Vice 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

Paul L. Reiber, VT

Board of Directors (President)
CCJ/COSCA Elders and the Courts (Board Liaison)
CCJ/COSCA Government Affairs
CCJ/COSCA Security and Emergency Preparedness (Vice Co-Chair)
Public Engagement, Trust, and Confidence
New England 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 and Fairness
CCJ/COSCA Court Management
CCJ/COSCA Problem-Solving Courts
Professionalism and Competence of the Bar
Tribal Relations
Southern Region

Margaret L. Workman, WV

CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice 
Civil Justice
Mid-Atlantic Region

 

Zel M. Fischer, MO

Board of Directors (term expires 2019)
CCJ/COSCA Courts, Children and Families
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 and Fairness
Western Region

Michael K. Davis, WY

CCJ/COSCA Access and Fairness
CCJ/COSCA Criminal Justice
Western Region