Committees

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Committee Responsibilities 

Annual Conference
Lloyd Bell
Supervises the planning of the Annual Conference; suggests policy, and establishes procedures to plan, coordinate and host the conference
Awards
Joann Landi
Oversee all awards, including Angelo Rolando, Robert Geiss Excellence in Reporting, Local Achievement, Certificates of Special Recognition and Honor Roll.
Finance
Lloyd Bell

Oversees the financial management of the Association.

Legal & Legislative Resources
Karen Jahr
Monitors legislative activity regarding issues that affect the grand jury system; provides answers to questions regarding grand jury law process, powers and jurisdiction.
Membership Relations
Rich Knowles
Encourages membership in CGJA as well as in local chapters; facilitates exchange of best practices among the chapters; ensures coordination of members and chapters with Association initiatives.
Public Relations
Jim Ragan
Manages website, publishes Journal, educates public in support of California’s regular grand juries.
Training
Marsha Caranci
Develops and conducts annual training programs for new grand jurors presented at statewide locations.
Nomination/Elections
Jerry Kunkle
Supervises annual election of directors and submits recommended slate of officers on even-numbered years.