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Ohio court professionals complete executive training program

Anne Yeager, Supreme Court of Ohio

With 37 more court professionals achieving national certification last month, Ohio now employs nearly 300 Certified Court Managers working in courts statewide.

Offered through a partnership between the Ohio Supreme Court’s Judicial College and the National Center for State Courts’ Institute for Court Management since 2002, the Court Management Program addresses specific training needs of court leaders.

Each court professional attained the credential by completing a three-year program of courses, including the purposes and responsibilities of courts, caseflow management, and court performance standards.

Ohio is among a handful of states that bring this training program to court professionals so that traveling out-of-state isn’t necessary.

Participants represent all jurisdictions and regions of the state and include court administrators, elected and appointed clerks, chief probation officers, and other court staff in management positions. Supreme Court Justice Patrick F. Fischer offered his congratulations, as did Supreme Court Administrative Director Michael L. Buenger during a graduation ceremony today at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

The members of the Class of 2017 are:

RaMona D. Benson, Project Manager, Cleveland Municipal Court

Karen A. Berner, Court Administrator, Domestic Relations, Clark County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division

Kevin M. Bonecutter, Probation Supervisor, Hamilton County Municipal Court

Dana G. Brown, Director of Information Services, Montgomery County Clerk of Courts

Lisa Zeno Carano, Court Administrator, Summit County Probate Court

Tina A. Carpenter, Court Administrator, Ashland County Common Pleas Court

Michele Salvino Cercel, Assistant Court Administrator/Bailiff, Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court

Kimberly S. Coller, Court Administrator, Williams County Common Pleas Court

Lisa Kay Deters, Court Administrator, Lima Municipal Court

LaGina Enyart, Court Administrator, Van Wert County Common Pleas Court

Melissa M. Ferguson, Case Management Counsel, Supreme Court of Ohio

Kevin Floyd, Felony Disposition Supervisor, Summit County Juvenile Court

Ronald Fowler, Probation Officer Supervisor, Franklin County Municipal Court

Ann M. Garcia, Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Wood County Court of Common Pleas

Elizabeth Hill, Assistant Chief Deputy, Montgomery County Municipal Court

Montrella S. Jackson, Court Administrator, Akron Municipal Court

Orvell Johns, Court Director, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch

Michelle (Mikki) Jones, Court Administrator, Jackson County Common Pleas Court

Suzanne E. Kallas, Court Administrator, Van Wert County Probate & Juvenile Court

Christina K. Kraft, Court Administrator, Scioto County Domestic Relations Court

Elisabeth A. Long, Director of Legal Resources, Supreme Court of Ohio

Terease Z. Neff, Court Administrator/Magistrate, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court

Jeremy E. Payne, Director of Juvenile Probation, Knox County Juvenile Court

Veronica Marie Perry, Director of Probation, Medina County Court of Common Pleas

Amy M. Rife, Clerk of Court/Court Administrator, Perrysburg Municipal Court

Lisa A. Russell, Court Administrator/Civil Bailiff, Seneca County Common Pleas Court

Laura A. Schnecker, Chief Probation Officer, Warren County Juvenile Court

Andrea D. Sellers, Assignment Commissioner/Jury Commissioner, Knox County Court of Common Pleas

A. Nicole Shaw, Chief Probation Officer, Coshocton County Juvenile Court

Burma L. Stewart, Chief Probation Officer, Toledo Municipal Court

Leigh A. Taylor, Assistant Court Administrator, Licking County Domestic Relations Court

Tyler P. Tooman, Chief Probation Officer, Sandusky County Juvenile Court

Sondra Dee Troyer, Deputy Court Administrator, Massillon Municipal Court

Jessica Lynnette Wallace, Assistant Chief Deputy Clerk/Assistant Fiscal

Administrator, Marion County Family Court

Larry Withrow, Bailiff/Court Security, Butler County Area Courts

Michele Selig Worobiec, Chief Counsel, TASC, Inc.

Joel Andrew Zeugner, Chief Probation Officer, Dayton Municipal Court

Date Published: December 6, 2017


Supreme Court of Ohio


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