Lorri Montgomery
Director of Communications
National Center for State Courts


New leadership at NCSC

Court leaders from Vermont and North Dakota heading the board

Williamsburg, Va., Aug. 27, 2018 – Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Reiber is the new chair of the National Center for State Courts Board of Directors, and Sally Holewa, North Dakota’s state court administrator, is its vice chair.

The board appointed Reiber and Holewa to those positions at its recent meeting in Newport, R.I., where Reiber became president of the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) and Holewa became president of the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA).

CCJ promotes the interests and effectiveness of state judicial systems by developing policies and educational programs designed to improve court operations. COSCA is committed to strengthening the judicial branch by improving the quality of state courts and increasing the public’s trust and confidence in the justice system.

Chief Justice Reiber and Holewa bring years of stability and excellence to their NCSC leadership positions. Chief Justice Reiber has held that position since 2004, and Holewa has been North Dakota’s top state court administrator since 2005.

The National Center for State Courts, headquartered in Williamsburg, Va., is a nonprofit court reform organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice by providing leadership and service to the state courts. Founded in 1971 by the Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Justice of the United States Warren E. Burger, NCSC provides education, training, technology, management, and research services to the nation’s state courts.


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