THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL
The Judicial Council is established pursuant to section 11 of the Constitution of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. The Judicial Council is composed of three judges, including one elder, appointed by the Elders Council. The Board has the power to expand the composition of the Judicial Council to five judges, including two elders. The appointments of judges to the Judicial Council are for a term of five years.
The powers and responsibilities of the Judicial Council are described in the Constitution of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council and in the Elections Act (Ta’an Kwäch’än Council). The official way of the operations and business of the Judicial Council is set out in the Rules of Procedure for the Judicial Council.
Current Judicial Council Appointments
Michael Dougherty, Judge
Barbara A. Evans, Judge
Darla Jean Lindstrom, Judge