Indiana Innovation Institute executive vice president of strategy, partnerships and outreach Julie Griffith of Carmel has been appointed as the newest member to the Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission.
Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Griffith’s appointment Tuesday. She succeeds Lynette Long, who has served on the commission since 2016. Long’s term expires December 31, and Griffith’s three-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2018.
Chaired by Chief Justice Loretta Rush, the Judicial Nominating Commission consists of three attorneys elected by the members of the bar in northern, central and southern Indiana, along with three lay members appointed from each district by the governor. The JNC’s duties include interviewing and nominating judges on the Indiana Tax Court and the Indiana Court of Appeals as well as justices of the Indiana Supreme Court.