About Us

Our Mission

The National Conference of Federal Trial Judges was established to meet the needs of the federal judiciary and to offer opportunities for interaction among federal trial judges through educational, networking and social programs. NCFTJ acts as the voice of the federal judiciary on a wide variety of issues affecting the federal courts.

2018-2019 NCFTJ Executive Committee

Chair – Hon. Barbara McAuliffe, Fresno, CA

Chair-Elect – Hon. Leo Brisbois, Duluth, MN

Vice-Chair – Miguel Torres, El Paso, TX

Secretary – Hon. Diana Song Quiroga, Laredo, TX

Immediate Past Chair – Hon. J. Michelle Childs, Columbia, SC

Executive Committee –

Hon. Nanette A. Baker, Saint Louis, MO

Hon. Stanley Boone, Fresno, CA

Hon. Richard F. Boulware, Las Vegas, NV

Hon. Timothy Brooks, Fayetteville, AR

Hon. Robert B. Collings, Boston, MA

Hon. Willie J. Epps, Jefferson City, MO

Hon. Jeffery Hopkins, Cincinnati, OH

Hon. Pamela Reeves, Knoxville, TN

Hon. Juan Vasquez, Washington, DC

Delegate to ABA House of Delegates – Hon. Elizabeth Snow Stong, Brooklyn, NY

ABA Board of Governors Liaison – Hon. Frank J. Bailey, Boston, MA

Governance