The Family Division Oversight Committee is an advisory board to the Vermont Supreme Court. This committee makes recommendations to the court about administrative and judicial matters in the family division. Its work helps to promote the vision of the Vermont Judiciary for a fair, well-managed, and impartial court system. Issues the committee reviews include:

  • Changes or additions to family statutes and rules
  • Efficiency in scheduling, calendaring, and case-flow management in the courthouses
  • Improvements to family division policy, procedures, and forms
  • Concerns about the division from members of the judiciary, legislature, judicial rules committee, and legal associations.

The sixteen members of the committee serve three-year terms.

Committee Members

Honorable Brian J. Grearson

Chief Superior Judge

Honorable Beth Robinson

Supreme Court Justice, Liaison from the Supreme Court

Tari Scott

Chief of Trial Court Operations, Court Administrator's Designee

Honorable Kirstin K. Schoonover

Superior Judge

Honorable Mary L. Morrissey

Superior Judge

Honorable Thomas J. Devine

Superior Judge

Honorable Kevin W. Griffin

Superior Judge

Honorable Barb Zander

Magistrate, Chair

Gaye Paquette

Superior Court Clerk

Suzanne Borichevsky

Court Operations Manager

Elizabeth Aiken

Family Division Case Manager

Sally Carruthers

Family Division Case Manager

Linda Reis, Esq.

Attorney Designee, Family Rules Member

Susan Murray, Esq.

Attorney Designee

Emily Davis, Esq.

Attorney Designee

Liam Page

Court Operations Manager

 

Contact Information

Vicki Harty, Program Administrator
Office of Chief Superior Judge
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609