1991-2011 Committee Members

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The process of recommending award recipients has evolved over the years. From 1991 through 2001, the Court Management Committee of the Judicial Council, the California Judicial Administration Conference Planning Committee (CJAC), and select AOC staff recommended recipients to the Judicial Council. In 2002, the Kleps Award Committee was formed, and it continues to evaluate and recommend Kleps Award recipients to the Judicial Council.
Hon. Richard D. Aldrich
Hon. Patricia Bamattre-Manoukian
Hon. Kathleen Banke
Mr. Ronald Barrow
Ms. Tamara Beard
Hon. Hollis G. Best
Hon. Ernest Borunda
Mr. James Brighton
Ms. Tina Burkhart
Mr. Alex Calvo
Ms. Karen Camper
Hon. Marjorie Laird Carter
Ms. Jeanne Caughell
Ms. Yvonne Choong
Hon. Warren Conklin
Hon. Patricia Yim Cowett
Hon. Rudolph Diaz
Ms. Lee Edmon
Ms. Meri Fischer
Ms. Rebecca Fleming
Hon. Judith Donna Ford
Hon. Ronald F. Frazier
Hon. Richard D. Fybel
Ms. Lisa Galdos
Ms. Janet M. Gallagher
Hon. Ronald M. George
Hon. Arthur Gilbert
Mr. Michael Glisson
Ms. Sharon Gonterman
Ms. Sheila Gonzalez
Mr. Hector Gonzalez, Jr.
Ms. Tammy Grimm
Mr. José O. Guillén
Hon. Brad R. Hill
Hon. Thomas E. Hollenhorst
Hon. Mary Thornton House
Hon. Steven Howell
Hon. Phil Isenberg
Hon. Anthony W. Ishii
Ms. Marilyn K. James
Mr. Allen Jensen
Mr. Peter Keane
Mr. Stephen M. Kelly
Hon. Daniel J. Kremer
Ms. Sheila Kuck
Mr. Robert B. Kuhel
Ms. Louise A. La Mothe
Mr. Joseph Lane
Mr. Kevin J. Lane
Ms. Nicole N. Le
Ms. Sharon Lear
Hon. Jackson Lucky
Hon. Cynthia Ludvigsen
Mr. Donald Lundy
Ms. Mary Majich Davis
Mr. Lawrence Maligie
Hon. Jon M. Mayeda
Hon. Judith McConnell
Mr. William McCurine, Jr.
Mr. Terry McNally
Mr. John Mendes
Hon. Marilyn Miles
Hon. Patrick J. Morris
Mr. Martin J. Moshier
Hon. William J. Murray, Jr.
Ms. Susan M. Myers
Hon. Henry E. Needham, Jr.
Ms. Susan Null
Mr. Frederick Ohlrich
Hon. Kathleen E. O’Leary
Hon. Robert H. Oliver
Mr. Ronald Overholt
Hon. Richard A. Paez
Mr. Gordon Park-Li
Ms. Christine Patton
Hon. James F. Perley
Hon. Wayne Peterson
Hon. Donna M. Petre
Ms. Nancy Piano
Mr. Michael Planet
Ms. Florence Prushan
Mr. Charles Ramey
Hon. Mel Recana
Hon. Ronald B. Robie
Mr. Mike Roddy
Mr. Alan I. Rothenberg
Hon. Arthur Scotland
Hon. Patricia Sepulveda
Mr. Arthur Sims
Ms. Kelly Sims
Ms. Dale Sipes
Mr. Alan Slater
Hon. James L. Smith
Ms. Eve Sproule
Ms. Sharol Strickland
Mr. Kevin Swanson
Hon. Nancy L. Sweet
Hon. Robert G. Taylor
Hon. Ricardo A. Torres
Mr. Michael Tozzi
Ms. Deena Trujillo
Hon. Michael S. Ullman
Ms. Sylvia White-Irby
Hon. Roy L. Wonder
Mr. Michael Yerly
Hon. Erica Yew
Ms. Joyce M. Ziegler

We sincerely apologize if any names have been excluded. Every effort was made to provide a complete and accurate listing of all past committee members. If you were left off the list, please contact Deirdre Benedict at deirdre.benedict@jud.ca.gov or 415-865-8915 so that we may correct our records.
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