Committees

Committees



ADA COMPLIANCE POLICY

The committee's tasks are 1) to consider amendments to the Conference Planning Manual to reflect practical considerations for accommodation at all stages of conference planning, development and execution, and 2) to make recommendations for additional NAWJ commitments in this area. 

Committee Chair:

Hon. Marilyn G. Paja, Kitsap County District Court, Washington

Members:

Hon. Anne Barnes, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. Patricia Broderick, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Hon. Maria Puente-Porras, Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County
Cathy Winter-Palmer, CWP Partners and Associates


ADMINISTRATIVE JUDICIARY

The Administrative Judiciary committee ensures that administrative law judges at all levels are included and reflected in all aspects of NAWJ membership, leadership, networking, and educational programming.  The committee also ensures that proposed legislation and other issues impacting Administrative Judiciaries are fully addressed by the Executive Committee, Board of Directors.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Emily Gould Chafa, Iowa Workforce Development, State of Iowa, Retired

Hon. Susan Lois Formaker, Office of Administrative Hearings

Members:

Hon. Judith Boggs, Benefits Review Board
Hon. Ann Breen-Greco, Chicago Administrative Hearing Department
Hon. Joan Churchill, Immigration Judge, Retired
Hon. Gwenlynn D'Souza, D.C. Department of Employment Services
Hon. Jennifer Gee, U.S. Department of Labor
Hon. Carol A. King, Immigration Judge, Retired
Hon. Margaret Mangan, D.C. Office of Administrative Hearings
Hon. Michelle A. McGovern, Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation, Retired
Hon. Dorothy Chou Proudfoot, San Francisco Rent Board
Hon. Kristin Rosi, California Department of Insurance
Hon. Emily Cameron Shattil, Social Security Administration, Retired
Hon. Theresa Catherine Timlin, U.S. Dept. of Labor
Hon. Erin Masson Wirth, Federal Maritime Commission 


ANNUAL CONFERENCE SITE SELECTION

The Conference Site Selection committee researches, works with local NAWJ leaders, and recommends and secures agreement for the Board for future venues for the Annual Conference.

Committee ChairS:

Hon. Marjorie Laird Carter, California Superior Court, Orange County, Retired

Hon. Marcella Holland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, Maryland

Members:

Hon. Judith Chirlin, Los Angeles Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, Orange County Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Orlinda Naranjo, 419th District Court, Texas, Retired
Hon. Bea Ann Smith, Texas Court of Appeals, Retired
Hon. Julia Weatherly, Prince Georges Circuit Court, Maryland
Hon. Elizabeth White, Los Angeles Superior Court


AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE

The Audit and Compliance committee assists the Board of Directors in monitoring the organization’s financial statements, compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and independence and performance of internal and external compliance of directors and auditors. It develops and monitors policies and procedures for avoidance of Director conflict of interest and other policies to keep the organization in compliance with current standards for governance. The committee also monitors the annual audit process, preparation of annual tax return, and assists in the presentation of the annual audit and tax return to Board of Directors.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Susan Owens, Washington Supreme Court

Hon. Sandra Robinson, State of New Jersey, Retired

MEMBERS:

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Joan Churchill, Immigration Judge, Retired
Hon. Julia Frantz, Mulnoltmah County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Marcella Holland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, Maryland
Hon. Elizabeth K. Lee, San Mateo Superior Court
Hon. Marjorie Rasmussen, California Department of Insurance, Retired
Hon. Ariane Vuono, Massachusetts Court of Appeals
Hon. Lisa Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida


AWARDS

The Awards committee elects recipients of the Honoree of the Year Joan Dempsey Klein Award, and the Florence K. Murray Award.

Committee ChairS:

Hon. Cindy Davis, San Diego Supreme Court

Hon. Ariane Vuono, Massachusetts Court of Appeals

Members:

Hon. Judith Chirlin, Los Angeles Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Debra James, New York State Supreme Court
Hon. Brenda Loftin, St. Louis County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, Orange County Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Lisa Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida
Hon. Julia Weatherly, Prince Georges County Circuit Court 


BYLAWS

The Bylaws Committee provides the Board of Directors with advice to the history, interpretation, and meaning of the bylaws, prepares and drafts new and amended bylaws for the Board’s consideration, and advises the Board on the application of bylaws.

Committee ChairS:

Hon. Fernande (Nan) Duffly, Massachusetts Supreme Court, Retired

Hon. Julie Frantz, Mulnoltmah County Circuit Court, Retired

Members:

Hon. Toni E. Clarke, Prince Georges Circuit Court, Maryland
Hon. Ann Walsh Bradley, Wisconsin Supreme Court 
Hon. Dana Fabe, Alaska Supreme Court, Retired
Hon. Ariane Vuono, Massachusetts Court of Appeals


CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN'S CAUCUS MEETING

COMMITTEE CHAIRS: 

Hon. Toni Clarke, Prince Georges Circuit Court, Maryland

Hon. Anita Josey-Herring, D.C. Superior Court

MEMBERS:

Hon. Jennifer Gee, U.S. Department of Labor


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Domestic Violence committee explores, develops, and presents NAWJ judicial educational programs relating to issues of domestic violence.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Tracey Flemings-Davillier, Orleans Parish Criminal District Court

Members:

Hon. Sandra Cabrina Jenkins, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit


ETHICS

The Ethics committee identifies, researches, and provides guidance on ethical questions and serves as a resource to members seeking information on ethical issues. The committee also researches and provides recommendations to the NAWJ Board of Directors regarding ethical issues deemed appropriate by the Board for comment or recommendation.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Tam Nomoto Schumann, Orange County Superior Court, Retired

Members:

Audrey Moorehead, Esq., Kastl Law, P.C., Dallas, TX


FAIRNESS AND ACCESS

The Fairness and Access committee recommends steps necessary to ensure diversity in the justice system primarily with respect to women, but also as to minorities and the LGBT community, and ensures that the system provides fair and equal access, opportunity and treatment to all sectors of the community.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Tamila Ipema, San Diego County Superior Court

Hon. Kristin Rosi, California Department of Insurance

Members:

Hon. Leslie Case Abernathy-Maddox, Forsyth County State Court, Georgia
Hon. Claudia Barber, D.C. Office of Administrative Hearings, Retired
Hon. Anne Barnes, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta 
Hon. Nicole Bershon, Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon. Victoria Kolakowski, Superior Court 
Hon. Carolyn Walker-Diallo, New York State Unified Court System


FEDERAL JUDGES

The Federal Judges committee ensures that federal judges and magistrates are included and reflected in all aspects of NAWJ membership, leadership, networking, educational programming, and other activities. The committee ensures that proposed legislation and other issues impacting the federal judiciary are effectively addressed by the Executive Committee and Board.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Mary M. Schroeder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Members:

Hon. Noelle C. Collins, U.S. District Court, Eastern Missouri
Hon. Bernice Bouie Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Hon. Aleta Arthur Trauger, U.S. District Court, Middle Tennessee 


FINANCE

The Finance committee supports the Finance chair, who is appointed at an Annual Meeting for a two-year term by the President in consultation with the President-Elect. The committee oversees collections, deposits, and monitors project grant funds to ensure funds are segregated, all proper accounting procedures are followed, and oversees the investments of the organization.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Marcella Holland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, Maryland

Members:

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Dana Fabe, Alaska Supreme Court, Retired
Hon. Julie Frantz, Mulnoltmah County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Amy Nechtem, Massachusetts Juvenile Court
Hon. Susan Owens, Washington State Supreme Court
Christopher Poole, JAMS
Hon. Sandra Robinson, State of New Jersey
Hon. Lisette Shirdan-Harris, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Hon. Lisa Walsh, 11th Circuit Court of Florida


HISTORY

The History Book Update committee is an ad-hoc committee that oversees the update of NAWJ’s History Book.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals


HUMAN TRAFFICKING

The Human Trafficking committee works toward eliminating human trafficking, especially women and children trafficked for sexual and labor exploitation.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Ann Breen Greco, Chicago Administrative Hearing Department

Summer Stephan, San Diego District Attorney

Members:

Kimberly A. Brown, Esq. Jones Day
Hon. Ree Jernell Casey-Jones, Caddo Parrish
Hon. Joan Churchill, Immigration Judge, Retired
Hon. Renee Forgensi Minarik, New York State Court of Claims
Hon. Lisa Gregory, District of Columbia Rental Housing
Hon. Lynda Jones, Davidson County Court, Tennessee
Hon. Carol King, Immigration Judge, Retired, Oakland, CA
Hon. Elizabeth Lee, San Mateo Superior Court
Hon. Joy Lobrano, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
Hon. Patricia Lynch, Reno Justice Court, Retired
Hon. Bobbie McCartney, United States Department of Agriculture
Hon. Catherine Moore, King County Superior Court
Hon. Linda Strite Murnane, LexisNexis consultant
Hon. Cathy Hollenberg Serrette, Circuit Court for Prince George's County, MD
Hon. Verlencia W. Smallwood, Caddo Parrish Juvenile Court
Hon. Renee Worke, Minnesota Court of Appeals


IMMIGRATION

Committee Chair:

Hon. Joan Churchill, Immigration Judge, Retired

Hon. Mimi Tsankov, Immigration Judge

Members:

Hon. Victoria L. Ghartey, Immigration Court, Exec. Office for Immigration Review, FL
Hon. Patricia Hurst, Rhode Island Superior Court
Hon. Carol King, Immigration Judge, Retired
Hon. Tamila Ipema, San Diego County Superior Court
Hon. Rosalind Malloy, U.S. Department of Justice
Hon. Dana Leigh Marks, Immigration Court
Hon. Renee Renner, U.S. Immigration Court
Hon. Ashley Tabaddor, Immigration Court


INFORMED VOTERS - FAIR JUDGES PROJECT (IVP)

Overseen by the Judicial Independence committee.

Committee Chairs:

Annette Boyd-Pitts, Justice Teaching Center for Civic Learning

Linda Leali, Linda Leali P.A.


INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH

The International Outreach committee ensures that NAWJ is well-informed about international law and related issues, educates members on these issues, and provides commentary when appropriate. The committee seeks to maximize participation of women judges in international tribunals, the International Association of Women Judges, and other internationally-oriented bodies.

COMMITTEE CHAIR:

Hon. Linda Strite Murnane, LexisNexis

Members:

Hon. Adebukunola Adeoti Banjoko, High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria
Hon. Rosemary Barkett, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal
Hon. Anne Barnes, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. Lynda Jones, Davidson County General Sessions Court, Nashville, TN
Commissioner K. Pennie McLaughlin, San Diego Superior Court
Hon. Cara Lee T. Neville, 4th Judicial District Court, MN
Judge Lisette Shirdan-Harris, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Hon. Tracie Todd, State of Alabama Circuit Court
Hon. Carmen Velasquez, Supreme Court, Queens County
Hon. Lisa S. Walsh, 11th Circuit Court of Florida
Hon. Pamela Washington, Alaska Superior Court


INTERNATIONAL PARENTAL ABDUCTION LIAISON NETWORK

The International Parental Abduction Liaison Network committee consists of NAWJ members with Hague Abduction Convention jurisdiction who are judicial trainers. The committee mentors and educates judges and provides the Board of Directors on international abduction issues and legislation.

Committee Chair:

Lynn Hecht Schafran, Esq., Legal Momentum


JUDICIAL Education / JUDICIAL ACADEMIC NETWORK

The Judicial Education/Academic Network committee recommends to the Board of Directors and membership timely topics and subject matter for programs and assists in developing, and presenting judicial educational programs. In addition, the committee provides guidance in recording and preserving NAWJ history and archives.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Karen Donohue, King County Superior Court

Dean Madeleine M. Landrieu, Loyola Law, Louisiana

Members:

Hon. Anne Barnes, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. Lucy Billings, New York State Supreme Court
Hon. Laura Birkmeyer, San Diego Superior Court
Hon. Cindy Davis, San Diego Superior Court
Professor Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law
Hon. Anita Josey-Herring, DC Superior Court
Hon. Cindy Lederman, 11th Circuit Court of Florida
Professor Betsy Levin, Retired
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, Orange County Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Denise Owens, Chancery Court, Fifth Judicial District, MS
Annette Boyd Pitts, Justice Teaching Center for Civic Learning
Professor Judith Resnik , Yale Law School 
Hon. Sheri Roman, New York Appellate Division, NY
Hon. Terrie Roberts, San Diego Superior Court 
Hon. Kristin Rosi, California Department of Insurance


JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

The Judicial Independence committee works on issues relating to the independence of the judiciary, particularly as they affect women and minority judges. It oversees the Informed Voters - Fair Judges Project (IVP). The committee recommends appropriate communications with appointing authorities to maximize the number of women appointed/advanced to all judicial positions, and strategizes and develops approaches to gaining access to the positions which comprise those appointing authorities. This committee also assembles information and maintains a database to monitor the current status of all women judges in the United States and to use at presentations to further our mission on the advancement of women in the judiciary.

Committee Chairs:

Hon Robin Hudson, North Carolina Supreme Court

Hon. Debra Stephens, Washington State Supreme Court

Members:

Linda Leali, Linda Leali P.A.
Annette Boyd-Pitts, Justice Teaching Center for Civic Learning
Hon. Judith McConnell, California Court of Appeal
Hon. Dorothy Chou Proudfoot, San Francisco Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Board


JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD WELFARE

The Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare committee explores, develops, and presents educational programs related to the wide range of juvenile justice and child welfare issues in courts and communities.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Ernestine S. Gray, Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

Hon. Joy Cossich Lobrano, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, Louisiana

Members:

Hon. Andrea Iannazzi, Rhode Island Family Court
Hon. Amy Nechtem, Massachusetts Juvenile Court
Hon. Cathy Hollenberg Serrette, Circuit Court for Prince George's County


LAW SCHOOL OUTREACH

The Law School Outreach committee goal is to establish relationships with law schools to strengthen the pipeline of women law students to the bench, and to raise awareness of NAWJ’s mission among both students and faculty members. Strategies may include assisting members in holding NAWJ programs at the law schools such as MentorJet, ‘Life on the Bench’, and other such programs to give advice to students on school and their careers.  Our goal is to reach out and connect with women at law schools so every school has access to women judges, while expanding the presence of NAWJ.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Marylou Muirhead, District 1, Massachusetts

Members:

Hon. Nicole Bershon, Los Angeles Superior Court, District 14
Hon. Colleen Clark, 18th Judicial District Division 405
Hon. Maame Frimpong, Los Angeles Superior Court, District 14
Hon. Judith Anne Kline, Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, VA, District 4
Tracy McCormack, Esq., University of Texas at Austin
Hon. Joanne D. Quinones, Supreme Court, Kings County, District 2
Hon. Anita L. Santos, Contra Costa County Superior Court, CA, District 14
Hon. Laura A. Seigle, Los Angeles Superior Court, District 14
Hon. Patricia Starr, Maricopa County Superior Court, AZ, District 12
Hon. Renee Worke, Minnesota Court of Appeals,  District 10


MEMBERSHIP OUTREACH AND RETENTION

The Membership Outreach and Retention committee ensures NAWJ includes members from each of the major judicial groups, helps to recruit and meet the special needs of each group, and formulates and implements a plan for membership recruitment and retention.  The committee analyzes statistical data and other information that may assist in identifying issues relevant to retaining and increasing membership.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Holly Fujie - Districts 9-14, Los Angeles Superior Court

Hon. Kathy King - Districts 1-8, Kings County Supreme Court 


MILITARY/VETERAN JUDGES

Committee Chair:

Hon. Kirsten Brunson, US Army, Retired

Col. Linda Strite Murnane, LexisNexis


MOTHERS IN COURT

Committee Chair:

Renee Stackhouse, Stackhouse APC

Hon. Elizabeth Yablon, NYS Supreme Court

Members:

Jamie Zysk Isani, Esq., Hunton Andrews Kurth
Whitney Nastasia Antrim, Office Of The Public Defender, San Diego County


NEW JUDGES

This committee comprises both new and seasoned judges. It guides NAWJ in addressing the needs of new judges in all sectors of the judiciary.  Its chairs sit on the Membership Committee in order to recruit and retain newer judges.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Holly Fujie, Superior Court of California

Hon. Rachael Johnson, Orleans Parish Civil District Court

Members:

Hon. Adebukunola Adeoti Banjoko, High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria
Commissioner Lisa Michelle Gregory, DC Rental Housing, Washington, DC
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, California Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Ronique Bastine Robinson, Stafford Municipal Court, TX


NOMINATING

The Nominating committee, chaired by the Immediate Past President, presents at least one nominee for each officer position.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Tamila Ipema, San Diego Superier Court

Members:

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Bernice Bouie Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Hon. Judith C. Chirlin, California Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Fernande (Nan) R.V. Duffly, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Retired
Hon. Dana Fabe, Alaska Supreme Court, Retired
Hon. Julie E. Frantz, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Tanya Kennedy, New York Supreme Court
Hon. Brenda Stith Loftin, St. Louis County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Judith McConnell, California Court of Appeal
Hon. Amy Nechtem, Massachusetts Juvenile Court
Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Bea Ann Smith, Texas Court of Appeals, Retired


PERSONNEL

The Personnel committee reviews personnel matters and assess compensation levels and benefits at the direction of the President in consultation with the Executive Committee, and shall make periodic reports and recommendations as directed by the President to the Executive Committee for analysis and determination of any recommended action by the Board of Directors.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Orlinda Naranjo, 419th District Court, Texas, Retired

Members:

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Bernice Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Hon. Karen Donohue, King County Superior Court
Hon. Dana Fabe, Alaska Supreme Court, Retired
Hon. Julie Frantz, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Marcella Holland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, Maryland
Hon. Betty Williams, New York State Supreme Court, Retired


PROGRAM (PROJECTS)

The Projects committee assesses, supports and ensures broad replication of NAWJ programs. The committee also monitors the viability on an ongoing basis of both new and longstanding programs, and periodically tracks their presentations.

Committee Chair:

Commissioner Pennie McLaughlin, San Diego Superior Court

Members:

Hon. Marcella Holland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, Maryland
Hon. Joy Cossich Lobrano, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
Hon. Dana Fabe, Alaska Supreme Court, Retired
Hon. Brenda Loftin, St. Louis County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, California Superior Court, Retired


RESOLUTIONS

The Resolutions committee receives and reports on all resolutions proposed for adoption at the Annual Meeting and, in the interim, submits proposed resolutions on time-sensitive matters to the Executive Committee for adoption.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Lisa Walsh, 11th Circuit Court of Florida

MEMBERS:

Hon. Karen Romano, Iowa District Court
Hon. Terry Fox, Colorado Court of Appeals
Hon. Sandra Robinson, State of New Jersey, Retired
Hon. Mary M. Schroeder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


RETIRED/SENIOR JUDGES

The Retired/Senior Judges committee seeks to maximize the membership and active participation in NAWJ of retired and senior judges. The committee promotes programing, networking, and other opportunities tailored to meet the needs and take advantage of the experience, perspective, and expertise of retired and senior judges.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Mary Becnel, 40th Judicial District Court, Retired

Hon. Joan Churchill, Immigration Judge, Retired

Members:

Hon. Cynthia Baldwin, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Retired
Hon. Mumtaz Bari Brown, Office of Administrative Law, Retired
Hon. Marjorie Carter, California Superior Court, Orange County, Retired
Hon. Cheryl Cesario, Circuit Court of Cook County
Hon. Donna Crandall, Orange County Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Beverly Winslow Cutler, Alaska Court System, 3rd Judicial District
Hon. Mary Ann Driscoll, Boston Municipal Court, Massachusetts Trial Court
Hon. Ellen Flatley, Gloucester District Court, Retired
Hon. Phyllis Orlikoff Flug, New York State Supreme Court, Queens County, Retired
Hon. Patricia Hurst, Rhode Island Superior Court
Hon. Carol King, Immigration Judge, Retired
Hon. Barbara Levenson, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Retired
Hon. Carole Levy, Bronx Family Court, Retired
Hon. Patricia Lynch, Reno Justice Court, Retired
Hon. Sharon Mettler, Kern Superior Court, Retired
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, ADR Services
Hon. Susan Moiseev, 46th District Court
Hon. Karla Moskowitz, Appellate Division, First Department, NY
Hon. Beverly Nash, D.C. Office of Administrative Hearings, Retired
Hon. Cara Lee Neville, 4th Judicial District Court, MN
Hon. Doris A. Pechkurow, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, PA
Hon. Sandra Ann Robinson, State of New Jersey
Hon. Kitty Schild, Former County Court at Law/Visiting Judge, Texas


RURAL COURTS

The Rural Courts committee ensures that judges who sit in rural areas are fully included and reflected in NAWJ activities, and that the needs and interests of rural judges are reflected in NAWJ initiatives.

Committee Chair:

Hon. Beverly Winslow Cutler, Alaska Court System

Hon. Lora Ann Dyer, 5th Judicial Circuit Court, West Virginia


STRATEGIC PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY

The Sustainability committee is an ad-hoc committee that advises on strategies to gain long-term financial sustainability for the organization.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, D.C. Court of Appeals

Hon. Amy Nechtem, Massachusetts Juvenile Court

Members:

Hon. Toni Clarke, Prince Georges County Circuit Court
Hon. Dana Fabe, Alaska Supreme Court, Retired
Hon. Julie Frantz, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Tamila Ipema, San Diego County Superior Court
Hon. Brenda Loftin, St. Louis County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Jamoa Moberly, Orange County Circuit Court, Retired
Hon. Lisa Walsh, 11th Circuit District Court of Florida
Hon. Ariane Vuono, Massachusetts Appeals Court


WOMEN IN PRISON

The Women in Prison committee disseminates information, makes recommendations and develops new initiatives relating to NAWJ programs to improve the lives of women inmates and/or ex-offenders, and their relationship with their children.

Committee Chairs:

Hon. Cheryl Gonzales, New York Civil Court, Housing Part

Hon. Brenda P. Murray, US SEC

Hon. Betty Williams, King County Supreme Court, Retired

Members:

Hon. Robin S. Garson, Supreme Court of the State of New York
Hon. Sandra Cabrina Jenkins, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
Hon. Lynda Jones, Davidson County General Sessions Court, Nashville, TN
Hon. Gladys Kessler, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Hon. Judith McConnell, Court of Appeal
Hon. Pennie K. McLaughlin, San Diego Superior Court
Hon. Catherine Moore, King County Superior Court
Hon. E. Jeannette Ogden, Supreme Court of New York
Hon. Heidi M. Pasichow, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Hon. Donna L. Paulsen, Iowa District Court
Professor Judith Resnik, Yale Law School
Hon. Kristin Rosi, California Department of Insurance
Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Hon. Mary M. Schroeder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Hon. Sheva Sims, Shreveport City Court
Hon. Cathy Hollenberg Serrette, Circuit Court for Prince George's Count,
Hon. Laura Taylor Swain, U.S. District Court, Southern New York
Hon. Julia B. Weatherly, Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Maryland
Hon. Renee Worke, Minnesota Court of Appeals, St. Paul

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