NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT'S ADVISORY COUNCIL
Chief Judge Rader has appointed three new members to serve on the court’s Advisory Council. The appointments became effective on October 1, 2012. The new members appointed to three-year terms are David Folsom (former Chief Judge of the Eastern District of Texas), MSPB Chairman Susan Grundmann and Martin Hockey from the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition, Chief Judge Rader appointed Ed Reines and Jeanne Davidson, current members of the Advisory Council, to a new three-year term.
Chief Judge Rader and the court express their gratitude and appreciation to three members of the Advisory Council whose terms expired on September 30, 2012: John Cooke, Mike Jakes and Bob Huffman.
Chief Judge Rader takes great pleasure in welcoming the new members to the Advisory Council, and conveys his heartfelt thanks to the members who are leaving the Advisory Council after their many years of dedicated and committed service to the Council and the court.