Board Archive

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Board of Directors

Hon. Donovan J. Foughty, President/Moderator
Judge, Northeast Judicial District Court
Bismark, ND

Caryn Hines, Esq., Coordinator/Secretary/Treasurer
Board Member, Board of Appeals
Montgomery County, MD

Hon. Veronica Alicia Galvin
Judge, King County Superior Court
Seattle, WA

Hon. Scott M. Bernstein
Circuit Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit
Chair, Florida Supreme Court Standing Committee on Fairness & Diversity
Miami, FL

Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby
Chief Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Washington, DC

Hon. Richard Blake
Chief Tribal Judge, Hoopa Valley Tribe
Hoopa, CA

Hon. Tanya M. Bransford
Judge, Fourth Judicial District
Minneapolis, MN

Erica S. Chung 
Commission Strategic Advisor, Port of Seattle
Seattle, WA

Gregory P. Conyers  
Director of Diversity, State Bar of Michigan
Lansing, MI

Hon. Cynthia D. Davis
Executive Director, Mississippi Judicial College (Retired)
Springfield, LA

Hon. Kenneth V. Desmond, Jr.
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Boston, MA

H. Clifton Grandy, Esq.
Senior Court Manager, District of Columbia Courts
Washington, DC

Hon. Deadra L. Jefferson
South Carolina Delegate to the National Consortium
Circuit Judge, Circuit Courts of South Carolina
Charleston County Judicial Center
Charleston, SC

Hon. Verna G. Leath, J.S.C.
Judge, State of New Jersey Superior Court, 5th Vicinage
Veterans Court House
Newark, NJ

Hon. Susan F. Maven, J.S.C
Judge, State of New Jersey Superior Court (Retired)
Newark, NJ

Lisette McCormick, Esq.
Executive Director
Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness
Pittsburgh, PA

Aura Newlin
Interim Executive Director, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation
Powell, WY

Kimberley Taylor Riley, Esq.
Diversity Equity and Inclusion Program Manager
Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company
Oklahoma City, OK

Hon. Richard Rivera
Judge, Albany Family Court
Albany, NY

James E. Williams, Jr., Esq.
Public Defender, Chatham and Orange Counties (District 158) (Retired)
Chair of the North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Courts
Hillsborough, NC

Advisory Board

Aime Alonzo-Serrano, J.D.
Maplewood, NJ

Lisa Burke
Program Coordinator, New Jersey Judiciary
Trenton, NJ

Hon. Shauna Graves-Robertson
Presiding Judge, Salt Lake County Justice Court
Salt Lake City, UT

Hon. Emanuella Groves
Judge, Cleveland Municipal Court
Cleveland, OH

Shirley Ann Higuchi, Esq.
Associate Executive Director, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, American Psychological Association
Chair, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation
Washington, DC

Tonnya K. Kohn, Esq.
State Court Administrator, South Carolina Judicial Branch
Columbia, SC

Hon. Melissa Long
Associate Justice, Rhode Island Supreme Court
Providence, RI

Board Emeritus

Hon. Edward Clark Clifton
Justice, Superior Court of Rhode Island (Retired)
Providence, RI

Karl A. Doss, Esq.
Workforce Diversity Director, Freddie Mac
McLean, VA

Hon. Frederick P. Horn
Supervising Judge, Superior Court of California, Orange County (Retired)
Santa Ana, CA

Hon. Clarance J. Jones
Senior Judge,  Superior Court (Retired)
Sarasota, FL

L. Dew Kaneshiro, Esq.
LDK Consulting
Waipahu, HI

Hon. Marilyn Kelly
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court (Retired)
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Hon. yvonne lewis
Justice, Supreme Court of New York, Kings County (Retired)
Brooklyn, NY

Yolande P. Marlow, Ph.D.
Manager, Minority Concerns Unit, Administrative Office of the Courts
New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Minority Concerns
Trenton, NJ

Hon. Veronica Simmons McBeth
Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court
Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Neeley, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Nebraska State Bar Association
Lincoln, NE

Hon. Eduardo PadrĂ³
Justice, New York Supreme Court (Retired)
New York, NY

Hon. Patricio M. Serna
Justice, Supreme Court of New Mexico (Retired)
Santa Fe, NM

Hon. Max N. Tobias, Jr.
Judge, Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit (Ret.)
New Orleans, LA

Board Archive

Meeting minutes, information on past Boards, the leadership contact list and more are password-protected. SIGN IN here. For log-on credentials, call Nikiesha Cosby at (757) 259-1841.