NAWJ 2020-2021 Board of Directors, Special Directors, and District Directors

Written by National Association of Women Judges|October 23, 2020|News

National Association of Women Judges
2020-2021 Board of Directors

Click here to read the bios of our 2020-2021 Officers


Hon. Karen Matson Donohue, King County Superior Court, Seattle, Washington

Hon. Elizabeth Allen White, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles

Vice President, Districts
Hon. Pamela Washington, Anchorage District Court, Alaska

Vice President, Publications
Hon. Mimi Tsankov, New York Immigration Court, New York

Hon. Karen Sage, 299th District Court of Texas, Travis County

Hon. Toni Clarke, Prince George’s County Circuit Court, Maryland

Immediate Past President
Hon. Bernadette D'Souza, Parish of Orleans Civil District Court, Louisiana

Projects Committee Chair
Hon. Brandy Mueller, County Court at Law #6, Austin, Texas

Finance Committee Chair
Hon. Marcella Holland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, Maryland


District One (ME, MA, NH, PR, RI)
Hon. Mary White, Brookline District Court

District Two (CT, NY, VT)
Hon. Kathy King, Supreme Court of New York, Kings County

District Three (DE, NJ, PA, VI)
Hon. Avis Bishop-Thompson, Superior Court, New Jersey
Hon. Sandra Ann Robinson, State of New Jersey

District Four (DC, MD, VA)
Hon. Anita Josey-Herring, Chief Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

District Five (FL, GA, NC, SC)
Hon. Tanya Brinkley, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Miami, Florida

District Six (AL, LA, MS, TN)
Hon. Lynda Jones, Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County General Sessions Court, Tennessee

District Seven (MI, OH, WV)
Hon. Michelle Rick, 29th Circuit Court, St. Johns, Michigan

District Eight (IL, IN, KY)
Hon. Ann Breen-Greco, Chicago Administrative Hearing Department, Illinois

District Nine (IA, MO, WI)
Hon. Celene Gogerty, Judicial District 5 Court, Iowa

District Ten (KS, MN, NE, ND, SD)
Hon. Cheryl Rios, Shawnee County District Court, Third Judicial District, Kansas

District Eleven (AR, OK, TX)
Hon. Maria Salas-Mendoza, 120th Judicial District Court, Texas

District Twelve (AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY)
Hon. Colleen Clark, Arapahoe County Court, Colorado

District Thirteen (AK, HI, ID, MT, OR, WA)
Hon. Lisa A. Paglisotti, King County District Court

District Fourteen (CA, NV)
Hon. Wendy Coats, Superior Court of California, Contra Costa County


Committee Liaison
Hon. Heidi Pasichow, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Membership and Marketing Liaison
Hon. Pennie McLaughlin, Commissioner San Diego Superior Court

International Director
Hon. Lisette Shirdan Harris, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (until May 2021)
Hon. Lisa Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Miami, Florida (May 2021)

ABA Delegate
Hon. Vivian Medinilla, Superior Court of the State of Delaware, Wilmington

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