North Dakota Judicial Conference
November 24, 2009
Radisson Hotel, Bismarck, ND
Judge Richard Geiger, Chair
Justice Carol Ronning Kapsner, Chair-Elect
Justice Daniel J. Crothers
Judge Steven McCullough
Judge Douglas Herman
Judge Robert Wefald
The Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference met on November 24, 2009. Chair Geiger called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m.
Judge McCullough made a motion to approve the minutes of the last meeting. Justice Crothers seconded the motion. The motion carried and the minutes of the April 7, 2009 meeting were approved.
Justice Kapsner made a motion that the June Judicial Conference be held in conjunction with the State Bar Association Annual Meeting on June 17, 2010, at the Ramkota Hotel, in Bismarck. Judge McCullough seconded the motion. The motion carried. The time and the details of the educational program will be decided at a later date.
Staff notified the Executive Committee that Judge Wefald's term as the chair of the Standing Committee on Legislation will expire on June, 30, 2010, and advised the committee that the position is an appointment by the North Dakota Judges Association. Judge Geiger offered to contact Judge Kleven, the President of the North Dakota Judges Association, to advise her of the need to find a replacement. No committee action is required on this item.
It was decided that the next meeting of the Executive Committee will be near the beginning of April. It will be over the noon hour, with a preference that it not be scheduled for a Monday or Thursday.
Justice Kapsner made a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried and the meeting was adjourned at 8:18 a.m.
Sally A. Holewa
Executive Secretary to the Judicial Conference