Judicial Resources Commission

Judicial Resources Commission

Origin/Authorization: §24-1201 (1995 supp). There is hereby created the Judicial Resources Commission consisting of: (1) Four judges, including one district court judge, one county court judge, one separate juvenile court judge, and one Justice or judge of the Supreme Court, all of whom shall be appointed by the Supreme Court; (2) one member of the Nebraska State Bar Association from each of the six judicial districts prescribed in Article V, section 5, of the Constitution of Nebraska who shall have practiced law in this state for at least ten years and who shall be appointed by the Executive Council of the Nebraska State Bar Association; and (3) one citizen from each of the six judicial districts prescribed in Article V, section 5, of the Constitution of Nebraska appointed by the Governor and one additional citizen who shall be appointed at large, none of whom shall be (a) a justice or judge of the Supreme Court or a judge of any other court, active or retired, (b) a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, or (c) an immediate family member of any person listed in subdivisions (a) and (b) of this subdivision. The Justice or judge of the Supreme Court serving on the commission shall also serve as chairperson of the commission. A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The commission shall act by a vote of the majority of its members.

Terms:  Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1202. The term of office of each member of the Judicial Resources Commission shall be six years. In the event of a vacancy, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment in the same manner as the original member was appointed, and the individual so appointed shall serve for the balance of the original term. Any member of the commission shall be eligible for reappointment for an additional term without regard to the number of years that such individual has served as a member of the commission.

E-Manual for Judicial Resources Commissioners

Minutes of the Judicial Resources Commission

Member Representation App. Date Term Expires
Chair: Stephanie F. Stacy
Lincoln, NE
Reappointed 9-7-16
Supreme Court 3-16-16
7-14-2022
John Samson
Blair, NE
Reappointed 9-7-16
District Court 6-30-10 7-14-2022

Anne H. Paine

McCook, NE 

County Court
1-17-18
7-14-2022
Matthew R. Kahler
Omaha, NE
Juvenile Court 12-2-19 12-2-2025
Timothy Engler
Lincoln, NE
Reappointed 6-16-14, 9-17-20
Attorney
1st Dist.
9-9-13 7-1-2026

Robert Slovek
Omaha, NE

Reappointed 9-17-20

Attorney
2nd Dist.
6-6-14 7-1-2026

Jacqueline Tessendorf
Columbus, NE

Reappointed 9-17-20

Attorney
3rd Dist.
1-16-19 7-1-2026

William Dittrick
Omaha, NE

Reappointed 9-17-20

Attorney
4th Dist.
6-16-14 7-1-2026
Robert J. Parker
Hastings, NE
Reappointed 6-13-10, 6-16-14, 9-17-20
Attorney
5th Dist.
7-24-04 7-1-2026

Michael J. McCarthy
North Platte, NE

Reappointed 9-17-20

Attorney
6th Dist.
6-16-14
7-1-2026

Darlene Starman
Lincoln, NE

Reappointed 7-02-16

Lay Member
1st Dist.
8-30-10 7-1-2022
Christopher Nielsen
Omaha, NE
Lay Member
2nd Dist.
7-14-11 7-1-2022

Lori Scherer
Beemer, NE

Reappointed 7-02-16

Lay Member
3rd Dist.
8-30-10 7-1-2022
Stephen Bader
Bellevue, NE
Lay Member
4th Dist.
7-18-16 7-1-2022
Charles E. Conrad
Hastings, NE
Lay Member
5th Dist.
7-14-16
7-1-2022

Brian Phares
North Platte, NE

Reappointed 7-02-16

Lay Member
6th Dist.
8-30-10 7-1-2022

Roxanne Rae Kracl

Fremont, NE

Lay Member
At Large
2-11-20
7-1-2022