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Commission Members

The Commission is composed of members of the public, attorneys and judges. 

CHAIR
10/14/2015 to 12/31/2017
Mike Hellon 
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2005
Current Term: 2/26/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Pima

VICE CHAIR
10/14/2015 to 12/31/2017
Stephen T. Portell
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2008
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pima

William Auther
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

David N. Byrne, Ph.D.
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 6/18/2013
Current Term: 6/18/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Pima

Karen Clark
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Doug Cole
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 01/06/2016
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

George H. Foster, Jr.
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 6/4/2014
Current Term: 6/4/14 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

Douglas Gerlach
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Dennis Hixon
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pinal

Maria Hoffman
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 01/06/2016
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Robert C. Irish 
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2008
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Andrew M. Jacobs
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Pima

George Kennedy
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/17/2016
Current Term: 2/17/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pima

Laura Krause
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Danelle Liwski
Member Type:  Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 10/14/2015
Current Term: 10/14/2015 to 12/31/2019
County: Pima

Stephen McCarville
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 01/27/2014
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pinal

Care McCray-Lengel
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/15/2009
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

Rick Naimark
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2005
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

Patricia K. Norris
Member Type: Appellate Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa-Division One

Norman Perry
Member Type:  Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Yavapai

Kathleen Quigley
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 01/06/2016
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pima

Janet Regner
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 01/06/2016
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Coconino

Barbara Robertson
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Elizabeth Rueter
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pinal

Daniel Ruiz II
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Dates: 10/10/2014
Current Term: 10/10/2014 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

Francine Sharp
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 01/27/2014
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pinal

David Snider
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 6/18/2013
Current Term: 6/18/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Pinal

Christopher Staring
Member Type: Appellate Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 01/06/2016
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pima-Division Two

Henry W. Varga
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2004
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Mohave

Roberta L. Voss
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2003
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Maricopa

Ronald R. Watson, Ph.D.
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2003
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Pima

Kevin Yeanoplos
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 01/06/2016
Current Term: 01/06/2016 to 12/31/2019
County: Pima

STAFF:

VANESSA HANEY
Program Manager
Phone: (602) 452-3098
Fax: (602) 452-3652
E-Mail: vhaney@courts.az.gov
 
WEB ADDRESS:  azjudges.info

OFFICE ADDRESS:

Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 West Washington, Suite 221
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231

TDD / TTY:  (602) 452-3545