Arizona Commission on Judicial Performance Review

Commission Members

The Commission is composed of members of the public, attorneys and judges.  Most are members of the public and are not attorneys or judges.  There can be no more than six judges and six attorneys among the members.

The public members of the Commission come from varied backgrounds.  The current membership includes active or retired educators, engineers, psychologists, accountants, business executives and community volunteers.

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

VICE CHAIR
1/1/2013 to 12/31/2013
Stephen T. Portell
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2008
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pima

William Auther
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Maricopa

Geraldine Blumberg
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pinal

Kyle Bryson
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pima

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

MonaLou A. Callery
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

George M. Chatalas
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 4/11/2012
Current Term: 4/11/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pima

Karen Clark
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Maricopa

Maureen Warwick Coomler
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 6/18/2013
Current Term: 6/18/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Pima

Susan Edwards
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Maricopa

Douglas Gerlach
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Maricopa

Dennis Hixon
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pinal

Robert C. Irish 
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2008
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
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

Laura Krause
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Maricopa

Ludwig Kuttner
Member Type:  Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Cochise

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: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

Robert Carter Olson
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 9/14/2011
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pinal

Norman Perry
Member Type:  Public
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Yavapai

Douglas Rayes
Member Type: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 2/27/2013
Current Term: 2/27/2013 to 12/31/2016
County: Maricopa

Barbara Robertson
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Maricopa

Elizabeth Rueter
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
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: Judge
Initial Appointment Date: 2/1/2012
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Pima

Henry W. Varga
Member Type: Public
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2004
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
County: Mohave

Roberta L. Voss
Member Type: Attorney
Initial Appointment Date: 1/1/2003
Current Term: 2/1/2012 to 12/31/2015
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

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