CONTACT PERSON: VALERIE WILLARD
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
| AUGUST 2, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Suzanne H. Stinson, 26th Judicial District Court Administrator, received an award of appreciation from the Louisiana Court Administrators Association (LCAA) in recognition of her distinguished service and outstanding achievement as the 25th President of the National Association of Court Administrators (NACM). The award ceremony took place during the NACM annual conference held in New Orleans July 20-24, 2010. The award was presented to her by Louisiana Supreme Court Judicial Administrator Hugh M. Collins, Ph.D. on behalf of LCAA.
According to Collins, “The award honors Stinson’s national achievement and leadership in serving this past year as President of NACM, the largest organization of court management professionals in the world. She represented NACM, an organization with 2000 members from the United States, Canada and Australia with excellence, and in so doing, made Louisiana proud.”
Stinson graduated magna cum laude from Louisiana Tech University and has a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Arts degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. She also received her Fellowship from the Institute for Court Management. She is a past-president of the Louisiana Court Administrators Association and is a member of the American Judicature Society, Bossier City Mayor’s Commission for Women, Junior League of Shreveport/Bossier City, Bossier Parish Truancy Interagency Committee, and the Forum on Advancement of Court Technology. She is also a member of the board of directors for the National Center for State Courts, on the advisory board of the Institute for Court Management and is a past-president of the Rotary Club of Benton. Stinson served on the Louisiana Supreme Court’s State Court Rules Committee and the Disaster Recovery Planning Committee. She was appointed by Governor Jindal to serve on the Louisiana Board of Examiners of Certified Shorthand Reporters.
In 2010-2011, Stinson will continue to hold a significant leadership role in NACM now serving as the Immediate Past-President.
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