Summary of Council Member Duties

I. Judicial Selection Duties

Review materials distributed by staff

Attend selection meetings and public hearings

Vote on candidates to be sent to the Governor

Review judicial selection procedures

II. Judicial Retention Evaluation Duties

Review materials distributed by staff

Attend retention meetings and public hearings

Vote on judges to be retained

Review retention evaluation procedures

III. Research Projects

Approve research projects

Oversee (and sometimes participate in) projects

Approve research reports

IV. Administrative Oversight

Supervise executive director

Hire/fire

Supervise

Set salary

Approve moving expenses

Approve outside employment

Budgetary oversight

Approve annual budget

Review quarterly financial reports

Approve grant requests

General administrative oversight

Review materials distributed by staff

Approve sole-source procurement over $10,000

Miscellaneous

Engage in public outreach

Complete required APOC filings.