Satchell Appointed to Commission
PRINCESS ANNE-Dr. Ernest Satchell, chairman of the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, was recently appointed to serve as a member of the State of Maryland Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for commission district one encompassing Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. He will serve a 3-year term beginning January 2008.
As a member of the commission, he will perform the duties associated with screening judges and forwarding the names of those recommended for consideration to serve in a judicial office.
“I will do all that I can to assure that qualified, unbiased judges are nominated,” said Satchell. “Diversity is important as well as selecting candidates that will be objective in their decision making and recommendations.”
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