Court Executives Advisory Committee

Purpose:
The Court Executives Advisory Committee (CEAC) makes recommendations to the council on policy issues affecting the trial courts (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.48(a)).

Key projects of this advisory body are outlined in the annual agenda.

August 19, 2015 TCPJAC/CEAC Joint Rules Subcommittee Meeting (Open)
4:00 -5:00 p.m.


Previous Meetings

The Court Executives Advisory Committee (CEAC) is composed of the court executive officer (CEO) in all 58 counties.

The 18-member Executive Committee may act on behalf of the full committee between meetings. The Executive Committee consists of the nine CEOs from counties with 48 or more judges. In addition, it includes two CEOs from counties with 2 to 5 judges, two CEOs from counties with 6 to 15 judges, four CEOs from counties with 16 to 47 judges, and one CEO from the trial courts as an at-large member appointed by the committee chair to a one-year term. All members are Court Executive Officers, unless otherwise noted.

  • Ms. Mary Beth Todd, Chair, Superior Court of California, County of Sutter
  • Mr. Richard D. Feldstein, Vice-Chair Superior Court of California, County of Napa
  • Mr. Tim Ainsworth, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento
  • Ms. Andi Barone, Superior Court of California, County of Lassen
  • Ms. Cynthia J. Busse, Superior Court of California, County of Mariposa
  • Mr. Alex Calvo, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz
  • Mr. Alan Carlson Superior Court of California, County of Orange
  • Ms. Sherri R. Carter, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
  • Mr. Jake Chatters, Superior Court of California, County of Placer
  • Ms. LaRayne Cleek, Superior Court of California, County of Tulare
  • Ms. Barbara Cockerham, Superior Court of California, County of Amador
  • Ms. Caryn A. Downing, Superior Court of California, County of Tehama
  • Mr. Richard D. Feldstein, Superior Court of California, County of Napa
  • Mr. John Fitton, Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo
  • Ms. Rebecca Fleming, Superior Court of California, County of Stanislaus
  • Ms. Kimberly Flener, Superior Court of California, County of Butte
  • Ms. Melissa Fowler-Bradley, Superior Court of California, County of Shasta
  • Mr. Hector Gonzalez, Superior Court of California, County of Mono
  • Ms. Tammy L. Grimm, Superior Court of California, County of Imperial
  • Mr. José Octavio Guillén, Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma
  • Ms. Ronda Gysin, Superior Court of California, County of Modoc
  • Mr. W. Samuel Hamrick, Jr., Superior Court of California, County of Riverside
  • Mr. Kevin Harrigan, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of California, County of Colusa
  • Ms. Rosa Junqueiro, Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin
  • Ms. Kim Kampling, Superior Court of California, County of Alpine
  • Ms. Kerri L. Keenan, Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt
  • Ms. Lee Kirby, Superior Court of California, County of Sierra
  • Mr. Steve Konishi, Superior Court of California, County of Yuba
  • Mr. Shawn C. Landry, Superior Court of California, County of Yolo
  • Ms. Krista LeVier, Superior Court of California, County of Lake
  • Mr. Jeffrey E. Lewis, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of California, County of Kings
  • Ms. Sandra Linderman, Superior Court of California, County of Del Norte
  • Ms. Susan E. Matherly, Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo
  • Ms. Mary Frances McHugh, Superior Court of California, County of Siskiyou
  • Mr. Terry McNally, Superior Court of California, County of Kern
  • Mr. G. Sean Metroka, Superior Court of California, County of Nevada
  • Ms. Sheran L. Morton, Superior Court of California, County of Fresno
  • Mr. Stephen H. Nash, Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa
  • Ms. Deborah Norrie, Superior Court of California, County of Plumas
  • Mr. Darrel E. Parker, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara
  • Mr. James B. Perry, Interim Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of California, County of Glenn
  • Mr. Michael D. Planet, Superior Court of California, County of Ventura
  • Ms. Teresa Risi, Superior Court of California, County of Monterey
  • Mr. Michael M. Roddy, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
  • Ms. Linda Romero Soles, Superior Court of California, County of Merced
  • Mr. Gil Solorio, Superior Court of California, County of San Benito
  • Mr. Brian Taylor, Superior Court of California, County of Solano
  • Ms. Bonnie Thomas, Superior Court of California, County of Madera
  • Ms. Jeanine D. Tucker, Superior Court of California, County of Tuolumne
  • Ms. Kim Turner, Superior Court of California, County of Marin
  • Ms. Tania Ugrin-Capobianco, Superior Court of California, County of El Dorado
  • Ms. Christina M. Volkers, Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino
  • Mr. Dan Vrtis, Court Executive Officer, Superior Court of California, County of Calaveras
  • Ms. Cindy Van Schooten, Superior Court of California, County of Trinity
  • Ms. Leah T. Wilson, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda
  • Mr. David H. Yamasaki, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara
  • Mr. T. Michael Yuen, Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco
  • Ms. Claudia Ortega, Sr. Court Services Analyst, Administrative Office of the Courts

 

CEAC Records Management Subcommittee

Joint Subcommittees between Trial Court Presiding Judges Advisory Committee (TCPJAC) and Court Executives Advisory Committee (CEAC)

  • Court Facilities Subcommittee
  • Legislative Subcommittee
  • Rules Subcommittee
  • Technology Subcommittee

The Court Executives Advisory Committee (CEAC) makes recommendations to the council on policy issues affecting the trial courts (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.48(a)).
In addition to this charge, the committee has the following additional duties (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.48(b)):

  1. Recommend methods and policies to improve trial court administrators' access to and participation in council decision making;
  2. Review and comment on legislation, rules, forms, standards, studies, and recommendations concerning court administration proposed to the council;
  3. Review and make proposals concerning the Judicial Branch Statistical Information System or other large-scope data collection efforts;
  4. Suggest methods and policies to increase communication between the council and the trial courts; and
  5. Meet periodically with the Administrative Office of the Courts’ executive team to enhance branch communications.

Contact Information

Trial Court Liaison
Leadership Services
CEAC@jud.ca.gov

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