Board Details

Judicial Nominating Committee

Type of Board: Advisory Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Voting Members: 6 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 1 Created by: NDCC § 27-25-02
Length of Terms: 3 years, 2 term limit
Frequency of Meetings: As needed, at the call of the Chairman
Address: PO Box 2136 Bismarck, ND 58502-2136
Phone: (701) 255-1404
Fax: (701) 224-1621
Website:
Email: tony@sband.org
Contact: Tony Weiler
This Committee screens candidates for vacant judgeships and to provide the governor with a list of names from which to make an appointment. The recommended appointees are then interviewed and one is appointed by the governor. The judge serves a minimum of two years and then must run for the judgeship in the next election. The governor, chief justice, and president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota each appoint two permanent members. No member shall serve more than two three-year terms. The governor appoints the chairman.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Bendewald, Jeremy SBAND Appointee (701) 239-8513 Cass 7/1/2017 6/30/2020
Butts, Linda Governor's Appointee (701) 400-4769 Burleigh 7/1/2014 6/30/2020
Hagerty, Gail Supreme Court Appointee (701) 222-6682 Burleigh 7/1/2014 6/30/2020
Olson, John Chairman - Governor's Appointee (701) 426-9393 Burleigh 7/1/2016 6/30/2019
Rogneby, Monte SBAND Appointee (701) 258-7899 Burleigh 7/1/2012 6/30/2020
Sisk, Susan Supreme Court Appointee (701) 530-8850 Burleigh 7/1/2013 6/30/2019
Weiler, Tony Secretary - Non Voting (701) 255-1404 Burleigh Open