Joint Committees
 

Access to Fairness

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

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

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
Mark S. Cady, IA
Mary E. Fairhurst, WA
David Gilbertson, SD
Michael G. Heavican, NE
Katherine A. Maraman, GU 
Paul L. Reiber, VT
Patience D. Roggensack, WI
Leigh I. Saufley, ME
Leo E. Strine, Jr., DE

COSCA Members: 

Michael L. Buenger, OH, Co-Chair
Lawrence K. Marks, NY, Vice Co-Chair
Nancy Cozine, OR
Laurie Dudgeon, KY
Patricia K. Jameson, FL
Todd Nuccio, IA
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)
J. Joseph Baxter, RI (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, Vice Co-Chair (Board Liaison)
Jeffrey Bivins, TN
Michael Douglas, NV
Robert J. Lynn, NH 
Ralph D. Gants, MA
Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL
Lawton R. Nuss, KS
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
Barbara H. Allen, WV
Rick Schwermer, UT
David Slayton, TX
Jon Williams, MA

Staff:  Laura Klaversma Nathan Hall

Meeting Planning

CCJ Members:
Scott Bales, AZ, Co-Chair
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA, Vice Co-Chair
Maureen O’Connor, OH (Board Liaison)
Martha L. Walters, OR (2020 AM Host)
Mark D. Martin, NC (2019 AM Host)
Gary Lumpkin, OK
Katherine A. Maraman, GU 

COSCA Members:
Marion R. Warren, NC, Co-Chair (2019 AM Host)
Nancy Cozine, Vice Co-Chair (2020 AM)
J. Joseph Baxter, RI (2018 AM Host)
Karl R. Hade, VAb
Dave Byers, AZ
John Lizama, GU
Callie T. Dietz, WA
Sara Thomas, ID
*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
Michael Douglas, NV
Zel Fischer, MO
F. Michael Kruse, AS
Katherine A. Maraman, GU
Stuart Rabner, NJ
Leigh I. Saufley, ME
Joel Bolger, AK
Lyn Stuart, AL
Paul A. Suttell, RI

COSCA Members:

Corey R. Steel, NE, Co-Chair
James T. Glessner, ME, Vice Co-Chair
Sonia A. Comacho, NMI
Barbara H. Allen, WV
Kevin Lackey, MS
Marcia Meis, IL
Christopher Ryan, CO
Deborah Taylor-Tate, TN
Sandra A. Vujnovich, LA

Staff: Kay Farley

   

Problem-Solving Courts

CCJ Members:
John D. Minton, KY, Co-Chair
Mark D. Martin, NC  (Board Liaison)
Stephen J. Markman, MI
John D. Kemp, AR
Roger S. Burdick, ID
William L. Waller, Jr., MS
Charles T. Canady, FL

COSCA Members:
Patricia Gabel, VT, Co-Chair
Nancy Dixon, KS, Vice Co-Chair
Cynthia H. Clanton, GA
Thomas B. Darr, PA
Kathy Lloyd, MO
Milton Mack, Jr., MI
Amy Quinlan, DE
Jane Seigel, IN
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
Michael K. Davis, WY
Margaret L. Workman, WV 
Mary Ellen Barbera, MD
Donald W. Beatty, SC
Jeffrey S. Bivins, TN
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, CA
Michael Douglas, NV
Janet DiFiore, NY
Ralph D. Gants, MA 
Bernette Joshua Johnson, LA
Lloyd A. Karmeier, IL
Sharon F. Keller, TX
Gary Lumpkin, OK
Charles T. Canady, FL
Judith K. Nakamura, NM 
Stuart Rabner, NJ
Nathan B. Coats, CO
Leo E. Strine, DE

COSCA Members:  
Gregory L. Sattizahn, 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
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
Lawton Nuss, KS
Ralph D. Gants, MA
Maite D. Oronoz Rodrigues, PR
Paul A. Suttell, RI
Loretta Rush, IN
Paul Reiber, VT

COSCA Members: 
Patricia K. Jameson, FL, Co-Chair
Tonnya K. Kohn, SC, Vice Co-Chair
Jari Askins, OK
Nancy Cozine, OR
Thomas P. Darr, PA
Martin Hoshino, CA
Marcia Meis, IL
Todd Nuccio, IA

Staff: Jesse Rutledge

 

Elders and the Courts

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

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

Staff: Cate Boyko

 

Security and Emergency Preparedness

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

COSCA Members:
J. Joseph Baxter, RI, Co-Chair
Patrick L. Carroll, III, CT, 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
Regina Petersen, VI
Lily Sharpe, WY 

Staff:  Nathan Hall