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.

2020-2019 NCFTJ Executive Committee

Chair – Hon. Miguel Torres, El Paso, TX

Chair-Elect – Hon. Diana Song Quiroga, Laredo, TX

Vice-Chair – Hon. Willie J. Epps, Jefferson City, MO

Secretary – Hon. Richard F. Boulware, Las Vegas, NV

Immediate Past Chair – Hon. Leo Brisbois, Duluth, MN

Executive Committee –

Hon. Nanette A. Baker, Saint Louis, MO

Hon. Stanley Boone, Fresno, CA

Hon. Nannette Brown, New Orleans, LA

Hon. Maurice Foley, Washington, DC

Hon. Elizabeth Snow Stong, Brooklyn, NY

Hon. Juan Vasquez, Washington, DC

Hon. Kaymani West, Florence, SC 

Delegate to ABA House of Delegates – Robert B. Collings, Boston, MA

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

Governance