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December 2010

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New Members Named to Executive Committee


Judge Robin J. Cauthron (W.D. Okla.)
Judge Robin J. Cauthron
(W.D. Okla.)
Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance (E.D. La.)
Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance (E.D. La.)

The Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference has added two new members, completing its eight-member roster. Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance (E.D. La.) and Judge Robin J. Cauthron (W.D. Okla.) have been named to the committee by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.

Cauthron was a member of the Judicial Conference Committee on Defender Services, from 1995–2002, serving as the committee chair from 1998 to 2002. Vance was a member of the Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System from 1996 to 2003, and was a Board member of the Federal Judicial Center, 2003–2007.

They join Executive Committee chair, Chief Judge David B. Sentelle (D.C. Cir.), and other committee members: Chief Judge Harvey Bartle III (E.D. Pa.), Chief Judge Joel F. Dubina (11th Cir.), Judge Rodney W. Sippel (E.D. Mo.), Chief Judge William B. Traxler, Jr. (4th Cir.), and ex-officio member James C. Duff, Director of the Administrative Office.