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President: Karen Krauser

Vice-President: Stacey Lett

Treasurer: Charles Lonardo

Secretary: Ardie Bland

Ex-Officio: Renee' Hardin-Tammons 
 
Executive Secretary: Jean Harmison
 

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MMACJA Office

MMACJA
1717 E. Republic Rd, Ste. A
Springfield, MO 65804
phone 417.886.8606
fax 417.886.3685
jean@clubmanagementservices.com

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MMACJA Committees

The chair of each committee appears at the beginning of the list and in bold font.
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Annual Conference Nominating Budget & Finance By-Laws
Court Room Security Electronic Courts & Internet Grants & Other Judicial Organizations Facilities
Historian Judicial Independence & Integrity CLE/MJEC Long-Range Planning
MACA Liaison Membership MML Liaison New Legislation
Newsletter OSCA Liaison Pittman Award Mentor
Regional Seminars

Annual Conference

This conference committee presents the annual conference and is responsible for arranging speakers, preparation of the announcement, etc. The Vice President of the Association chairs the committee.
  • Stacey Lett
  • Jeff Eastman   
  • Chuck Lonardo   
  • Steve Sanders
  • Ardie Bland
  • Andrea Niehoff
  • Mark Rundel 
  • Brandi Miller
  • Cotton Walker
  • Renee' Hardin Tammons 


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Budget & Finance

This committee prepares the budget and analyzes the Association’s income and expenses. The treasurer is the committee chair.
  • Charles Lonardo
  • Tom Motley
  • Steve Sanders 

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By-Laws

This committee reviews the current by-laws and makes recommendations for revisions.
  • Chuck Billings   
  • Jennifer Fisher   
  • Cavanaugh Noce   
  • Jess Ullom
  • Mark Levitt
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Court Room Security

  • Mark Rundel   
  • Hugh Ryan
  • Christie Swaim

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CLE/MJEC

This committee is a liaison with the Municipal Division Education Committee and the office of the State Court Administrator's Office.   
  • Teresa Bright-Pearson
  • Becky Borthwick
  • Ardie Bland 
  • Traci Fann
  • Andrea Niehoff
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Electronic Courts & Internet

This committee is charged with establishing and maintaining our website in which to publish information regarding the Association.
  • Bill Piedimonte
  • Rick Brunk
  • Chuck Curry   
  • John Newsham
  • Cavanaugh Noce

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Facilities

This committee makes all meeting arrangements for meeting space and lodging at the hotel facility. It negotiates contracts for our meetings with the hotel management staff and makes the physical preparations for board meetings and the annual conference.
  • Steve Sanders
  • Greg Beydler
  • Chuck Lonardo
  • Tom Motley
  • Karen Krauser
  • Stacey Lett

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Historian

  • Kevin Kelly
  • Todd Thornhill
  • Mark Levitt
  • Cotton Walker

Judicial Independence & Integrity

This committee is to monitor developments regarding encroachments on judicial independence.
  • Tom Motley
  • Kevin Kelly    
  • Bob Aulgur
  • Keith Cheung
  • Celeste Endicott
  • Mike Rumley
  • Susan Watkins
  • Louis Angles
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Long-Range Planning

This committee discusses, and prepares for Board discussion, long-range goals for the Association.
  • Ardie Bland
  • Stacey Lett
  • Renee Hardin-Tammons    
  • Bob Aulgur
  • Charles Lonardo 
  • Karen Krauser 
  • Tom Motley   
  • Steve Sanders
  • Cotton Walker  
  • Todd Thornhill 
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Andrea Niehoff

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MACA Liaison

This committee provides the official contact with the Missouri Association for Court Administration.
  • Traci Fann
  • Rick Brunk
  • Chuck Billings
  • Becky Borthwick


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Membership

This committee is to analyze membership in each district and coordinate with district directors to contact non-member eligible judges.
  • Tom Fincham
  • Mark Levitt   
  • Teresa Bright-Pearson
  • Greg Beydler
  • Dennis Chassaniol
  • Forest Wegge
  • Brandi Miller
  • Cole Bradbury
  • Cavanaugh Noce
  • Kristie Swaim
  • Mike Rumley
  • Hugh Ryan
  • Joel Harris
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Mentors

  • Chuck Billings
  • Brandi Miller (District 1)
  • Chuck Lonardo (District 7)
  • Teresa Bright-Pearson (District 3)
  • Mike Rumley (District 4)
  • Hugh Ryan (District 5)
  • Greg Beydler (District 7)
  • Cole Bradbury (District 11)
  • Dennis Chassaniol (District 9)
  • Cavanaugh Noce (District 1)
  • Kristi Swain (District 11)
  • Tom Fincham (District 12)


  • MML Liaison

    • Kevin Kelly
    • Chuck Lonardo
    • Mark Rundel 
    • Mark Levitt
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    New Legislation

    This committee recommends a legislative agenda for the Association, helps write legislation, contacts key representatives and senators, and testifies before subcommittees of the Missouri General Assembly.
    • Bob Aulgur 
    • Becky Borthwick          
    • Jess Ullom
    • Kim Whittle


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    Newsletter

    This committee produces Benchmark, the newsletter of MMACJA. The editor is in charge of obtaining ideas, recommending articles, and editing articles that are submitted. Each board member is a reporter responsible for submitting articles and ideas. The newsletter is read not only by members, but also is sent to presiding judges, members of the legislature, and to the Missouri Supreme Court.
    • Todd Thornhill
    • Cole Bradbury 
    • Kim Whittle     


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    Nominating

    • Chuck Curry
    • Jess Ullom      
    • Cotton Walker

     

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    OSCA Liaison

    • Dennis Chassaniol
    • Bob Aulgur    
    • Cotton Walker
    • Keith Cheung

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    Pittman Award

    This committee receives recommendations and recommends persons for an association award for long-time meritorious service, with an accompanying annual scholarship to the conference. The committee operates under specific guidelines. 
    • Chuck Billings
    • Jess Ullom
    • Todd Thornhill
    • Steve Sanders

     

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    Regional Seminars

    This committee plans and conducts seminars in the fall of each year at various locations around the state. In the coming year, this committee will further implement coordination efforts with OSCA for educational purposes. The regional seminars, the annual conference, and the Municipal Education Committee's seminars in the fall give ample options and opportunities to fulfill CLE requirements.
     
    • Andrea Niehoff
    • Teresa Bright Pearson
    • Keith Cheung
    • Becky Borthwick
    • Traci Fann
    • Cavanaugh Noce

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    Ad Hoc Committee - Missouri Court Automation Liaison

    Cavanaugh Noce
    Cotton Walker