Joint Committees
 

Access to Fairness

CCJ Members:
Ralph D. Gants, MA, Co-Chair
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Michael K. Davis, WY
Nathan L. Hecht, TX
Rhys S.  Hodge, VI
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA
John D. Kemp, AR
Mike McGrath, MT
Mike Randolph, MS
Mark E. Recktenwald, HI
Richard A. Robinson, CT 
Leo E. Strine, DE

 

COSCA Members: 
Sally A. Holewa, ND, Co-Chair
Patricia Gabel, VT, Vice Co- Chair
Cheryl Bailey, DC
Cynthia Clanton, GA
Nancy Dixon, KS
Justin Forkner, IN
Glenn A. Grant, NJ
Elisabeth Kiel, FL
Lawrence Marks, NY
Todd Nuccio, IA
Regina Petersen, VI
Enele Seumanutafa, AS


Staff:   Pam Casey / Konstantina Vagenas

 

Government Affairs

CCJ Members:
Nathan L. Hecht, TX, Co-Chair (Board Liaison)
Janet DiFiore, NY, Vice-Co Chair
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, DC
Mary E. Fairhurst, WA
David Gilbertson, SD
Michael G. Heavican, NE
Katherine A. Maraman, GU 
Tom Parker, AL
Patience D. Roggensack, WI
Leigh I. Saufley, ME
Leo E. Strine, Jr., DE

COSCA Members: 

Greg Sattizahn, SD, Co-Chair
Lawrence K. Marks, NY, Vice Co-Chair
Nancy Cozine, OR
Laurie K. Dudgeon, KY
Jeffrey Hagler, OH
Rich Hobson, AL
Todd Nuccio, IA
Amy Quinlan, DE
Deborah Taylor Tate, TN
Sara B. Thomas, ID

CCJ/COSCA Ex Officio Members: 
Hon. Mark S. Cady (CCJ)
Hon. Paul L. Reiber, VT (CCJ)
J. Joseph Baxter, RI (COSCA)
Sally A. Holewa, ND (COSCA)
Mary Campbell McQueen (NCSC)

Staff:  Mike Buenger / Philip Bye

 

 

Court Management

CCJ Members:
Rhys S. Hodge, VI, Co-Chair
Matthew B. Durrant, UT, Vice Co-Chair (Board Liaison)
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Mark Gibbons, NV
Robert J. Lynn, NH 
Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL
Lawton R. Nuss, KS
Mike Randolph, MS
Mark E. Recktenwald, HI 
Maite D. Oronoz Rodriguez, PR
Loretta H. Rush, IN

 

COSCA Members:
Kathy Lloyd, MO, Co-Chair
Deborah Taylor Tate, TN Vice Co-Chair
Joseph Armstrong, WV
Cheryl Bailey, DC
Jeff Hagler, Ohio
Sigfrido Steidel Figueroa, PR
Martin Hoshino, CA
Mary Noonan, UT
Lily Sharpe, WY
David Slayton, TX
Jon Williams, MA

Staff:  Laura Klaversma 

Meeting Planning

CCJ Members:
Maureen O’Connor, Co-Chair
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA, Vice Co-Chair
Cheri L. Beasley, NC (2019 AM Host)
David Lewis, OK
Katherine A. Maraman, GU 
Martha L. Walters, OR (2020 AM Host)
Donald W. Lemons, VA (2021 AM Host)

COSCA Members:
Karl Hade, VA, Co-Chair (2021 AM Host)
Dave Byers, AZ
Nancy Cozine (2020 AM Host)
John Lizama, GU
Sara Thomas, ID
McKinley Wooten, NC  (2019 AM Host)
*Liaison from Education Committee-Jeff Shorba, MN

Staff:  John Meeks / Toni Grainer

 

Courts, Children and Families

CCJ Members:
Mark S. Cady, IA, Co-Chair
Loretta H. Rush, IN, Vice Co-Chair (Board Liaison)
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Joel Bolger, AK
George W. Draper, III, MO
Mark Gibbons, NV
F. Michael Kruse, AS
Katherine A. Maraman, GU
Stuart Rabner, NJ
Leigh I. Saufley, ME
Paul A. Suttell, RI

COSCA Members:
Corey R. Steel, NE, Co-Chair
James T. Glessner, ME, Vice Co-Chair
Joseph Armstrong, WV
Sonia A. Comacho, NMI
Elisabeth Kiel, FL
Kevin Lackey, MS
Marcia Meis, IL
Mary Noonan, UT
Dawn Marie Rubio, WA
Christopher Ryan, CO
Deborah Taylor Tate, TN
Sandra A. Vujnovich, LA

Staff: Nora Sydow

   

Problem-Solving Courts

CCJ Members:
John D. Minton, KY, Co-Chair
Cheri L. Beasley, NC 
Roger S. Burdick, ID
Charles T. Canady, FL
John D. Kemp, AR
Bridget Mary McCormack, MI
Mike Randolph, MS

 

COSCA Members:
Patricia Gabel, VT, Co-Chair
Nancy Dixon, KS, Vice Co-Chair
Thomas B. Darr, PA
Justin Forkner, IN
Rich Hobson, AL
Christine Johnson, AK
Kathy Lloyd, MO
Milton Mack, Jr., MI
Dawn Marie Rubio, WA
Marty E. Sullivan, AR
Enele Seumanutafa, AS

Staff:  Suzanne Tallarico

 

Criminal Justice Committee

CCJ Members:
Michael G. Heavican, NE, Co-Chair
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Donald W. Beatty, SC
Jeffrey S. Bivins, TN
Charles T. Canady, FL
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA
Nathan B. Coats, CO
Michael K. Davis, WY
Janet DiFiore, NY
Ralph D. Gants, MA 
Mark Gibbons, NV
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA
Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL
Sharon F. Keller, TX
David Lewis, OK
Judith K. Nakamura, NM 
Stuart Rabner, NJ
Leo E. Strine, DE
Elizabeth D. Walker, WV 

COSCA Members:  
Gregory L. Sattizahn, Co-Chair
Christopher Keating, NH, Vice Co-Chair
Christine E. Johnson, AK
Randy Koschnick, WI
Lawrence K. Marks, NY
Beth McLaughlin, MT
Mary Noonan, UT
Sara Thomas, ID
Amy Quinlan, DE

Staff: Pamela Casey

 

Public Engagement, Trust and Confidence

CCJ Members:
Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, DC, Co-Chair
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Charles T. Canady, FL
Ralph D. Gants, MA
Lawton Nuss, KS
Maite D. Oronoz Rodrigues, PR
Paul Reiber, VT
Loretta Rush, IN
Paul A. Suttell, RI

COSCA Members: 
Thomas B. Darr, PA, Co-Chair
Tonnya K. Kohn, SC, Vice Co-Chair
Jari Askins, OK
Nancy Cozine, OR
Martin Hoshino, CA
Marcia Meis, IL
Todd Nuccio, IA
Amy Quinlan, DE

Staff: Jesse Rutledge

 

Elders and the Courts

CCJ Members:
Gerald W. VandeWalle, ND, Co-Chair 
Paul L. Reiber, VT (Board Liaison)
Nathan Coats, CO
Mary E. Fairhurst, WA
Noma D. Gurich, OK
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA

COSCA Members: 
Robin Sweet, NV, Co-Chair
Sally Holewa, ND, Vice Co-Chair
Thomas B. Darr, PA
Milton Mack, Jr., MI
Sigfrido Steidel Figueroa, PR
Jeff Shorba, MN
McKinley Wooten, NC

Staff: Kathryn Holt

 

Security and Emergency Preparedness

CCJ Members:
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD, Co-Chair
Paul L. Reiber, VT, Vice Co-Chair
Joel Bolger, AK
George W. Draper, III, MO
Lorie Skjerven Gildea, MN

COSCA Members:
J. Joseph Baxter, RI, Co-Chair
Patrick L. Carroll, III, CN, Vice Co-Chair
Cynthia Clanton, GA
Sonia A. Comacho, NMI
Justin Forkner, IN
James T. Glessner, ME
Karl R.  Hade, VA
Pamela Q. Harris, MD
Christopher Keating, NH
Elisbeth Kiel, FL
Beth McLaughlin, MT
Regina Petersen, VI

Staff:  Nathan Hall