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News: Nate Alder finishes second term of service with Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission
On May 17, 2017, Nate Alder completed his second term (total of six years) of service on the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission.  Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Nate to this independent body in 2011. JPEC was created in 2008 to replace the review system operated by the judiciary; JPEC is a thirteen-member commission with four people appointed by the governor, four by the legislature (two from the House, two from the Senate), four by the supreme court, and one being the director of CCJJ.

More information at: https://judges.utah.gov/. JPEC honored Nate at its May 17th meeting; Governor Herbert will now appoint Nate’s replacement to JPEC.
 
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