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 Administrative Office of the United States Courts
    Office of the
General Counsel (OGC) Sheryl L. Walter, General Counsel William S. Meyers, Deputy General Counsel
Office of the Director (D)
James C. Duff, Director
Office of the Deputy Director (DD)
Jill C. Sayenga, Deputy Director Gary A. Bowden, Chief of Staff
Office of Audit
Veleda T. Henderson, Audit Officer
Office of Fair Employment Practices (OFEP) Nancy J. Dunham, FEP Officer
          Ethics Staff (ETH)
Rules Committee Support Staff (RCS)
Judicial Conference Secretariat (JCS) Katherine Hord Simon, Judicial Conference Secretariat Officer
Budget, Accounting, and Procurement Office (BAPO)
Karin O’Leary,
Chief Financial Officer
Administrative Systems Office (ASO) Joseph W. Bossi, Chief
      Department of Program Services (DPS)
Laura C. Minor, Associate Director
Michel M. Ishakian, Chief of Staff
       Judicial Services Office (JSO)
Michele E. Reed, Chief
Court Services Office (CSO)
Mary Louise Mitterhoff, Chief
Defender Services Office (DSO)
Cait T. Clarke,
Probation and Pretrial Services Office (PPSO) Matthew Rowland, Chief
Judiciary Data and Analysis Office (JDAO) Gary Yakimov, Chief
Case Management Systems Office (CMSO) Andrew M. Zaso, Chief
Human Resources Office (HRO)
Patricia J. Fitzgibbons, Chief Human Resources Officer
Facilities and Security Office (FSO) Melanie Gilbert, Chief
Office of Public Affairs (OPA)
David A. Sellers, Public Affairs Officer
Technology Solutions Office (TSO) Farhad K. Safaie, Chief Technology Officer
Systems Deployment and Support Office (SDSO) Ronald E. Blankenship, Chief
IT Security Office (ITSO)
Bethany J. De Lude, Chief Information Security Officer
Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) Cordia A. Strom, Legislative Affairs Officer
Cloud Technology and Hosting Office (CTHO) Robert D. Morse, Chief
Infrastructure Management Office (IMO)
Tim Hanlon, Chief
AO Technology Office (AOTO) John C. Chang, Chief
                  While reinstating DSO as an independent directorate could be a temporary solution that would allow for more flexibility and a stronger office to better support the defense function, it is not a panacea. Other problems, described below, exist and cannot be remedied solely by restoring DSO to its former status.
3.3.3 Inability of Defenders to Meaningfully Participate in JCUS
The attenuation of the defender and panel attorneys’ input creates a void of infor- mation which not only disenfranchises the defenders but also puts decision-mak- ers in a position of deciding on policies or funding without the best and most complete information. Simply stated, “[T]he information flow is defective when you carve people out and you cut people out of the process.”130 As the CJA program has grown, the link between those doing the work of public defense and those making the decisions that impact the program’s governance and administration
130 JudgeJohnGleeson(ret.),E.D.N.Y.,PublicHearing—Miami,Fla.,Panel3,Tr.,at6.
No recommendation presented herein represents
the policy of the Judicial Conference of the United 2 0 1 7 R E P O R T O F T H E A D H O C C O M M I T T E E T O R E V I E W T H E C R I M I N A L
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 States unless approved by the Conference itself.
Department of Administrative Services (DAS) James R. Baugher, Associate Director Michael Milby, Chief of Staff
Department of Technology Services (DTS) Joseph R. Peters, Associate Director Terry A. Cain, Chief of Staff

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