Join the Board of Directors!

NCJFCJ Leadership Opportunity!

Apply to serve on the Board of Directors of the premier national organization that serves children, families, and victims of domestic violence in the court system.

During the NCJFCJ Annual Conference each July, the Nominating Committee is charged with recommending the slate of judicial candidates to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors.  The candidates are chosen from active judicial members who submit applications to serve as Directors. The election of judicial Directors takes place at the General Business Meeting of the Membership during the Annual Conference in July.

If you are interested in applying for a judicial Director position, we encourage you to talk with one of our current Directors to discuss serving on the Board and ask any questions you may have. Email to make a connection!

Please read carefully below for important information and timelines:

  • Visit to review the qualifications necessary to become a Director.  Please verify your eligibility before submitting an application.
  • The deadline for submitting an application for the 2018 election is no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific time, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
  • Application materials must include:
    • a cover letter addressed to the Hon. Louis Trosch, Chair of the Nominating Committee (contact information below) expressing your interest in applying for a position on the Board; and
    • a copy of your current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Applicants are also required to complete an application questionnaire. Follow the link to complete candidate questionnaire:

Application materials should be sent to:

Honorable Louis Trosch, Nominating Committee Chair
c/o Cheryl Davidek, Chief Administrative Officer, NCJFCJ
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507
by email to
by fax to (775) 507-4813


  • Once all materials have been received and eligibility confirmed by NCJFCJ, you will be contacted regarding an appointment to interview with the Nominating Committee on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency, in Denver, Colorado (please visit for more information).
  • It is very important to plan to arrive at the Hyatt Regency in Denver on Saturday, July 21. The Nominating Committee will meet with all qualifying candidates on Sunday, July 22 at apprx. 8:00 am (time to be confirmed). This will be followed by private interviews with individual candidates during the day, and a group meeting at the end of the day to receive the results of the Committee's deliberations.
  • The slate will be voted on and new Directors will take the oath of office during the General Business Meeting of the Membership on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
  • If elected to the Board of Directors, you are expected to attend a short Introduction Meeting on Wednesday, July 25 prior to the start of conference sessions. Departing travel should be scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to allow for attendance at this meeting.

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