Satchell Appointed to Commission

  • Monday, November 5, 2007

    Satchell, Ernie

                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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    Gail Stephens, assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580, gcstephens@umes.edu. 

    Suzanne Waters Street, director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-621-2355, sstreet@umes.edu.