FJA Officers and Board of Directors

Officers

Cynthia M. Rufe, USDJ, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
President

Marilyn L. Huff, USDJ, Southern District of California
Immediate Past President

Richard R. Clifton, USCJ, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
President-Elect

Karen E. Schreier, USDJ, District of South Dakota
Secretary

J. Michelle Childs, USDJ, District of South Carolina
Treasurer


Executive Committee

Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief USDJ, Eastern District of Louisiana

Leigh M. May, USDJ, Northern District of Georgia

Lawrence L. Piersol, USDJ, District of South Dakota

Charles R. Simpson, III, USDJ, Western District of Kentucky

Patricia Shwartz, USCJ, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Leo M. Gordon, CITJ, Court of International Trade

Malachy Mannion, USDJ, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Dan Polster, USDJ, Northern District of Ohio

Patti B. Saris, Chief USDJ, District of Massachusetts 


Directors-At-Large

1st Circuit

Joseph N. Laplante, USDJ, District of New Hampshire

Jon D. Levy, Chief USDJ, District of Maine

Allison D. Burroughs, USDJ, District of Massachusetts

John J. McConnell, Jr., USDJ, District of Rhode Island

 

2nd Circuit

P. Kevin Castel, USDJ, Southern District of New York

Peter W. Hall, USCJ, Court of Appeals

Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., USDJ, Northern District of New York

Stefan R. Underhill, Chief USDJ, District of Connecticut 

 

3rd Circuit

Cathy Bissoon, USDJ, Western District of Pennsylvania

Patty Shwartz, USCJ, Court of Appeals

Robert D. Mariani, USDJ, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Esther Salas, USDJ, District of New Jersey

 

4th Circuit

Albert Diaz, USCJ, Court of Appeals

John A. Gibney, Jr., USDJ, Eastern District of Virginia

Gina Marie Groh, Chief USDJ, Northern District of West Virginia

Bruce H. Hendricks, USDJ, District of South Carolina

 

5th Circuit

Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief USDJ, Eastern District of Louisiana

James E. Graves, Jr., USCJ, Court of Appeals

Marina Garcia-Marmolejo, USDJ, Southern District of Texas

Daniel P. Jordan, III, Chief USDJ, Southern District of Mississippi

Shelly Dick, Chief USDJ, Middle District of Louisiana (Term to commence on January 1, 2020)
  

6th Circuit

David M. Lawson, USDJ, Eastern District of Michigan

Karen Nelson Moore, USCJ, Court of Appeals

David Jason Hale, USDJ, Western District of Kentucky

Aleta Trauger, USDJ, Middle District of Tennessee

Sean F. Cox, USDJ, Eastern District of Michigan (Term to commence on January 1, 2020)

James G. Carr, USDJ, Northern District of Ohio (Term to commence on January 1, 2020)

 

7th Circuit

James D. Peterson, Chief USDJ, Western District of Wisconsin

Jon E. DeGuilio, USDJ, Northern District of Indiana 

Sara Darrow, USDJ, Central District of Illinois

Sara Ellis, USDJ, Northern District of Illinois

 

8th Circuit

Audrey G. Fleissig, USDJ, Eastern District of Missouri

Linda R. Reade, USDJ, Northern District of Iowa

Jane L. Kelly, USCJ, Court of Appeals

John M. Gerrard, Chief USDJ, District of Nebraska

 

9th Circuit

Anthony J. Battaglia, USDJ, Southern District of California

Richard F. Boulware, USDJ, District of Nevada

Mary H. Murguia, USCJ, Court of Appeals

Janis L. Sammartino, USDJ, Southern District of California

 

10th Circuit

James O. Browning, USDJ, District of New Mexico

William Paul Johnson, Chief USDJ, District of New Mexico

Julie A. Robinson, Chief USDJ, District of Kansas

Marcia S. Krieger, USDJ, District of Colorado

 

11th Circuit

Robin S. Rosenbaum, USCJ, Court of Appeals

Mary S. Scriven, USDJ, Middle District of Florida

Leslie J. Abrams Gardner, USDJ, Middle District of Georgia

W. Keith Watkins, USDJ, Middle District of Alabama

 

D.C. Circuit

Christopher Reid Cooper, USDJ, District of Columbia

 

Federal Circuit

Kara F. Stoll, USCJ, Court of Appeals

 

Court of International Trade

Mark A. Barnett, CITJ, Court of International Trade


Committee Chairs

Karen E. Schreier, USDJ, District of South Dakota
Bylaws

Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief USDJ, Eastern District of Louisiana
Civics and Service

Janis L. Sammartino, USDJ, Southern District of California
Civics and Service

Malachy Mannion, USDJ, Middle District of Pennsylvania
Communications/Publications

David O. Carter, USDJ, Central District of California
International Rule of Law

J. Michelle Childs, USDJ, District of South Carolina
Judicial Independence

Patti B. Saris, Chief USDJ, District of Massachusetts
Judicial Independence

Charles R. Simpson, III, USDJ, Western District of Kentucky
Legislative Liaison

Leigh M. May, USDJ, Northern District of Georgia
Membership Development

Leo M. Gordon, CITJ, Court of International Trade
Pay and Benefits

Dan Polster, USDJ, Northern District of Ohio
Pay and Benefits

Henry E. Hudson, USDJ, Eastern District of Virginia
Security

Lawrence L. Piersol, USDJ, District of South Dakota
Senior Judges


USCJ = United States Circuit Court Judge

USDJ = United States District Court Judge

CITJ = United States Court of International Trade Judge

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