Chair M. Richard Geiger called the business meeting of the Judicial Conference to order at 1:45 p.m.
on June 16, 2011. Sally Holewa, State Court Administrator, called the roll:
Judges of Supreme Court
Gerald W. VandeWalle Dale V. Sandstrom Mary Muehlen Maring Carol Ronning Kapsner Daniel J. Crothers
Judges of District Court
Donovan Foughty Lee A. Christofferson M. Richard Geiger Michael G. Sturdevant Sonja Clapp Joel D. Medd >Frank L. Racek Wickham Corwin Douglas R. Herman John C. Irby Steven L. Marquart Wade L. Webb John T. Paulson John E. Greenwood James D. Hovey Thomas E. Merrick Jay A. Schmitz Gail Hagerty Sonna M. Anderson David E. Reich William A. Herauf H. Patrick Weir William W. McLees Todd Cresap Gary H. Lee Douglas L. Mattson
Judges of Municipal Court
Robert A. Keogh DeNae C.H. Kautzmann
William F. Hodny
Members of the Bar
Steven J. Lies Sherry Mills Moore
A quorum was declared and the business meeting proceeded.
Judge Marquart made a motion to approve the minutes of the November 22, 2010 meeting.
The motion carried and the minutes were approved.
Chair Geiger called for the report of the Committee on Legislation. Judge Sonna Anderson, chair
of the Committee on Legislation, reported that the committee had no unfinished or new business
at this time.
Chair Geiger then opened the floor for nominations for the Chair-Elect of the Judicial
Conference. Judge Weir nominated Judge Steven McCullough. The nomination was seconded
by Justice Maring. No other nominations were received. Justice Crothers moved that the
nominations be closed and a unanimous ballot be cast for Judge McCullough. The motion
carried and Judge McCullough was elected as the new Chair-Elect.
Chair Geiger than passed the gavel to Justice Carol Kapsner as the new Chair of the Judicial
Conference. Justice Kapsner’s first order of business as Chair was to present Judge Geiger with
a plaque to recognize his service as Chair of the Judicial Conference.
There being no further business, the meeting was ended at 2:00 p.m.
Sally Holewa State Court Administrator Executive Secretary to the Judicial Conference