In accordance with NAICJA Bylaws, Article V, Sec. 3, you are hereby notified that the Annual Meeting of the National American Indian Court Judges Association (“NAICJA”) will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Flicker Ballroom at the Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa, owned by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians located at 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon, CA. The Annual Meeting is being held in conjunction with NAICJA’s 44rd Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Clerks’ Conference, “Renewing and Strengthening Tribal Justice System Foundations,” which are being held from October 9-11, 2013. The NAICJA Conference will kick off on October 8 at 6:30 pm with a Welcome Reception at the same location. Please remember to pay your annual dues for 2013-2014 and to register (and submit conference fee) for the conference if you plan to attend. Please visit for more information and details.


The following is the agenda for the Annual Meeting:


9:00 a.m.

Call to Order Hon. Jill E. Tompkins, NAICJA President

Roll Call: Hon. Amanda Rockman, NAICJA Secretary


Inaugural NAICJA Awards For Lifetime Achievement,

Judicial Excellence & NAICJA Service

Hon. Jill E. Tompkins, NAICJA President


The State of NAICJA”: Hon. Jill E. Tompkins, NAICJA President


Treasurer’s Report: Hon. Winona Tanner, NAICJA Treasurer


Proposed Amendments to NAICJA’s Bylaws

Hon. Richard A. Blake, NAICJA 1st Vice-President

(Copy of proposed Bylaws amendments accompanies this Notice.)


10:15 a.m. Break


10:30 a.m.

Certification of Regional Election Results

Hon. Amanda Rockman, NAICJA Secretary and

Hon. Kevin Briscoe, NAICJA 2nd Vice-President


Election of NAICJA Officers (By Board of Directors):

Hon. Susan Wells, NAICJA Board Member, Region 9


Re-Envisioning NAICJA: Expanding Association ‘s

Goals and Membership (Small Group Discussions):

Groups Facilitated by NAICJA Board Members


12:00 p.m. Adjourn: Hon. Jill E. Tompkins


Download the Proposed Amended Bylaws