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  • May 19, 2015 11:40 AM | GCCA (Administrator)

    New changes are coming.  Stay tuned for more!

  • May 18, 2015 8:59 AM | Tracy BeMent

     

    Why Seek Mentorship In GCCA?

    GCCA is the premier forum for court management and leadership in Georgia.  Our organization includes the most diverse court leaders in the state from all disciplines within the field of court administration.  GCCA retains more than 200 active members across the state who work for every class of court, both general and limited jurisdiction.

    What is Mentoring?

    Mentoring is a partnership between an experienced GCCA member (the Mentor) and a GCCA member in good standing (the Mentee) who desires additional professional knowledge, expertise or guidance. The partnership is based on trust, respect, confidentiality and a commitment to the administration of justice. Through regular and timely contact, the Mentor will guide and support while answering questions, providing referrals, and sharing experiences and opportunities for growth with the Mentee.

    More information

  • April 20, 2015 11:33 AM | Tracy BeMent
    leadership conference is underway at Brasstwon Valley...
  • April 13, 2015 11:32 AM | Tracy BeMent

    The Board welcomes Stephanie Hines and Robbie Walka to fill two recent vacancies.

  • January 07, 2015 9:25 AM | Tracy BeMent

    A updated list of this year's officers and board members is posted at Executive Board

  • January 07, 2015 9:22 AM | Tracy BeMent

    The 2014 award goes to the Cobb County Superior Court's Family Law Workshop.  For more information, please see  Program of the Year Awards

  • March 10, 2014 10:46 AM | Anonymous

    The J.W. Fanning Institute published an article on the Athens Peer Court winning the program of the year award. 

     

    https://www.fanning.uga.edu/pressroom/press-releases/201403/athens-peer-court-named-2013-program-year

  • September 18, 2013 2:08 PM | Anonymous

    The new executive board for 2014 are listed below.  

    Officers

    President
    Cheston Roney
    Court Administrator
    Sandy Springs Municipal Court
    croney@sandyspringsga.gov

    President-Elect
    Brad Butler
    Court Administrator
    Conasauga Circuit
    bbutler@whitfieldcountyga.com

    Vice President
    Tracy BeMent
    District Court Administrator
    10th Judicial Administrative District
    TJBeMent@gmail.com

    Immediate Past President
    Edwin T. Bell, MBA
    Deputy Court Administrator
    Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit
    etbell@dekalbcountyga.gov

    Secretary
    Jeff West
    Gwinnett County
    jeff.west@gwinnettcounty.com

    Treasurer
    Yolanda Lewis
    District Court Administrator
    5th Judicial District, Atlanta Circuit
    yolanda.lewis@fultoncountyga.gov

    Board Members

    Lynn Ansley
    Circuit Court Administrator
    Superior Court of Southwestern Judicial Circuit
    lynnswjc@gmail.com

    Tracy Johnson
    Director, 6th District ADR Program
    tjohnson@adr6th.org
    Kelly Bush
    Court Financial Administrator
    Henry County Courts
    kbelcastro@co.henry.ga.us

     

    Joy Williams
    Chief Clerk of Court
    Norcross Municipal Court
    joy.williams@norcrossga.net

    Matthew Sorenson
    Superior and State Court Administrator
    Clayton County
    matt.sorensen@co.clayton.ga.us

    Taylor Jones
    Director
    Piedmont Circuit Specialty Courts
    tayvjones@gmail.com

  • September 16, 2013 9:35 AM | GCCA (Administrator)
    As voted by the membership at the September 10, 2013 business meeting, the bylaws were amended.

  • July 23, 2013 3:19 PM | Anonymous

    GCCA is now accepting nominations for the 2013 program of the year award.  If you have started a new program or implementing any processes that has improved the court system to those whom the court serves, let us know.

    Please remit all nominations before September 1, 2013.  The nominations should include the following:

    1. Cover Letter.  The cover letter should not be more than two pages in length, should briefly state the purpose and the success of the program.

    2. Program Submissions.  The program submissions should not be more than five (5) pages in length, and should include the following:

    · An explanation of the existing process and problem.

    · An outline target group.

    · List of the team members who worked on process or project.

    · Describe solutions and alternative solutions (if appropriate).

    · Describe program details.

    3. Nominations will be evaluated on the following:

    a. Transferability of Programs

    b. Uniqueness of Program - Creativity / Innovation

    c. Durability of Program

    d. Goals met in Program

    e. Cost Analysis – “Bang for the Buck”

    Please remember to submit only programs that have actually been implemented and evaluated.  The winner will be announced at the Fall Conference. 

    Please mail or e-mail award submissions to: 

    Cheston Roney

    GCCA Court Program Award

    7840 Roswell Road, Building 500

    Sandy Springs, GA 30350

    croney@sandyspringsga.gov

     

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