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Subcommittees

SFLAC subcommittee members are appointed by the SFLAC chair to research issues in specific areas involving family law and the courts and make proposals to SFLAC for recommendation to the Chief Justice and the State Court Administrator.

SFLAC Subcommittees

Focuses on how Oregon’s family law courts and the Oregon Child Support Program intersect, researches issues of inconsistency and concern between the courts and the program, and makes recommendations for appropriate rule, statutory, guideline and process changes as needed.
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Members

Co-Chair

The Honorable Keith Raines
Washington County Circuit Judge, Hillsboro
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Co-Chair

Kate Cooper Richardson
Director, Oregon Child Support Program, Salem
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Donna Brann
Presiding Administrative Law Judge, Salem
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Dawn Marquardt
Deputy Director & Policy Section Chief, Child Support Program, Salem
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Laura Snodgrass
Program services Section Chief, Child Support Program, Salem
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Tammy Kramer
Field Operations Section Chief, Child Support Program, Salem
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Claudia Groberg
Civil Recovery Attorney-in-Charge, Department of Justice, Eugene
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Michael Ritchey
General Counsel, Child Support Program, Salem
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Carol Anne McFarland
Child Support Liason, Oregon District Attorneys Association, Portland
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Erika Hente
Legal Aid Services, Bend
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Laurie Hart
Mediator, Parenting Time Coordinator, Philomath, OR
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Kim Migliaccio
Trial Court Administrator, Malheur Circuit Court, Vale
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Serves as a resource to courts on domestic violence issues and legislation, provides input on FAPA and stalking procedures and forms, creates written materials for self-represented litigants and abuse victims, and advocates for improvements in protective orders.
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Members​

Chair

Debra Dority
Family Law Support Unit Attorney, Oregon Law Center, Portland
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Samantha Benton
Family Law Attorney, Hood River 
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Diana Fleming
Crime Victims Services Division, Oregon Department of Justice, Salem
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Trish Meyer
Assistant Executive Director, Saving Grace, Bend
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Cheryl O'Neill
Child Safety Unit, Oregon Department of Human Services, Salem
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Hon. Dawn McIntosh
Judge, Clatsop County Circuit Court, 
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Sarah Sabri
Sr. Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, Eugene

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Dr. Sheldon Levy, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Affiliate Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Portland
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Hon. Maureen McKnight
Senior Judge, Multnomah Circuit Court, Portland
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Hon. Patricia McGuire
Judge, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland
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Hon. Jennifer Gardiner
Attorney and Pro Tem Judge, Marion County Circuit Court, Salem
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Amy Benedum
Juvenile & Family Court Programs Division, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem

Members

Chair

Lauren MacNeill
Director, Clackamas County Family Court Services, Oregon City

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Laura Bisbee
Program Manager, Multnomah County Family Court Services, Portland
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Hon. Karrie McIntyre
Circuit Court Judge, Lane County, Eugene
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Amy Bonkosky
Trial Court Administrator, Crook/Jefferson Counties
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Cindy Carr
Mediator, Washington County Mediation, Hillsboro
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Caitlyn Jackson
Program Supervisor, Lane County Mediation, Eugene
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Kristen Jocums
Mediator, Benton County, Corvallis

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Amy Benedum
Juvenile & Family Court Programs Division, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem​
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​The SFLAC Education Subcommittee assists the State Court Administrator in developing, organizing, and implementing statewide training opportunities, including the Family Law Conference. The committee helps develop the conference theme, recommends and contacts national and local speakers, selects a date and location for the conference, reviews and selects workshop proposals, and attends to various other conference details as needed. 
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Members

Co-Chair

Debra Dority
Family Law Support Unit Attorney, Oregon Law Center, Portland
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Co-Chair​

The Hon. Keith Raines
Circuit Court Judge, Washinton County, Hillsboro
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The Hon. Karrie McIntyre
Circuit Court Judge, Lane County, Eugene 
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Colleen Carter-Cox
Family Court Coordinator, Lane County Circuit Court, Eugene
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Elizabeth Vaughn
Family Court Facilitator, Clackamas County Circuit Court, Oregon City
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Bryan Marsh
Family Law Program Manager, Family Law Program, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem
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Melissa Dablow
Management Assistant, Family Law Program, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem
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Recommends and vets nominees for SLFAC membership

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Members

Chair

William Howe
Vice Chair of SFLAC, Attorney, Portland
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Amy Bonkosky
Trial Court Administrator Crook/Jefferson, Prineville
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Stephen Adams
Mediator, Wallowa County, Enterprise​

 

Makes recommendations for legislative concepts to improve family law and court processes, reviews and evaluates family law bills during legislative session, provides feedback to stakeholders on the effect of proposed legislation on the courts, and analyzes the fiscal impact of legislation on the OJD.
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Members

Chair

Ryan Carty
Attorney, Salem
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Prioritizes the data reports that can be obtained and developed from the Odyssey case management system to provide information to OJD, our community partners, and the legislature to further the mission and goals of the OJD in the particular contex of family law matters. 


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Members

Co-Chair

Linda Hukari
Trial Court Administrator, Marion County, Salem
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Co-Chair

Ryan Carty
Attorney, Salem
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The Hon. Matthew Donohue
Benton County Circuit Court Judge, Corvallis
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The Hon. Maureen McKnight
Senior Judge, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland
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The Hon. Lauren Holland
Judge, Lane County Circuit Court, Eugene
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John Grant
Attorney, Portland
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Jessica Roeser
Manager​, Revenue and Research, Buisness & Fiscal Service Division, Oregon Judical Department, Salem
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Conor Wall
Data Analyst, Juvenile & Family Court Program Division, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem
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Bryan Marsh
Family Law Analyst, Juvenile & Family Court Program Division, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem​​


 

Researches national and international models for resolving family law disputes outside of the traditional, adversarial legal system and the courts (e.g., the Australian family court system) and develops recommendations for implementation in Oregon.
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Members

Chair

William J. Howe, III
Family Law Attorney, Portland
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Stephen Adams
Attorney and Mediator, Enterprise
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Colleen Carter-Cox
Family Court Coordinator, Lane County Circuit Court, Eugene
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Hon. Karrie McIntyre
Judge, Lane CountyCircuit Court, Eugene
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Hon. Dan Murphy
Senior Judge, Linn County Circuit Court, Albany 
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Jodiann Harvey 
Executive Director of Community Solutions of Central Oregon, Oregon Mediation Association, Bend​
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Linda Hukari
Trial Court Administrator, Marion County, Salem
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Eric McClendon
Oregon State Bar, Portland
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Neal Japport
Trial Court Adminstrator, Multnomah County, Portland 
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John Grant
Attorney, Portland 
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Amy Bonkosky
Trial Court Administrator, Crook/Jefferson County, Prineville
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Bryan Marsh
Juvenile & Family Court Program Division, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem​

The ORS Chapter 125 Subcommittee advises on issues related to guardianships, conservatorships, court visitors, and protected persons. The subcommittee makes recommendations on materials for court staff and the public, provides assistance in procedures and best practices, and serves as a resource to courts on legislation.
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Members

Co-Chair

The Honorable Rita Cobb
Senior Judge, Washington County Circuit Court, Hillsboro
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Co-Chair

The Honorable Lauren Holland
Lane County Circuit Court Judge, Eugene
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Stephen Adams
Attorney and Mediator, Enterprise
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The Honorable Sean Armstrong
Marion County Circuit Court Judge, Salem
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The Honorable Claudia Burton
Marion County Circuit Court Judge, Salem
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The Honorable Katherine Tennyson
Senior Judge, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland
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Parmie VanDyke
Probate Commissioner, Washington County Circuit Court, Hillsboro
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Bryan Marsh
Juvenile & Family Court Programs Division, Oregon Judicial Department, Salem

 

​Brainstorms and develops ideas for improving services to parents and children around parental involvement (parenting time and decision-making).

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Members

Co-Chair

Adam Furchner, Ph.D
Therapist and Custody Evaluator, Portland
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Co-Chair

Hon. Amy Holmes Hehn
Judge, Multnomah Circuit Court, Portland
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Hon. Sean Armstrong
Judge, Marion County Circuit Court, Salem 

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Hon. Bethany Flint
Judge, Deschutes County Circuit Court, Bend

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Hon. Dawn McIntosh
Judge, Clatsop County Circuit Court, Astoria

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Linda Scher
Parenting Supervisor/Educator, Portland
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Jane Parisi-Mosher
Therapist and Mediator, Yamhill County
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Scott Leibenguth
Attorney, Portland
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Robin Stedfeld
Mediator, La Grande
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Judith Swinney
Family Mediator, Portland
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Tracy Vogeltanz
Marriage and Family Counselor, Portland


 

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