Topeka, KS—The Kansas Supreme Court reappointed 13 members to the eCourt Steering Committee overseeing implementation of a statewide centralized case management system.
The new Kansas eCourt case management system allows all district and appellate case data to reside on a single web-based platform, transforming the way state courts serve the people of Kansas.
Justice Dan Biles chairs the committee. He and other members were reappointed through June 30, 2023:
- Chief Judge Karen Arnold-Burger, Kansas Court of Appeals
- Christine Blake, clerk of the Finney County District Court in the 25th Judicial District
- Stephanie Smith, judicial administrator, Office of Judicial Administration
- Chief Judge Jeffery Gettler, 14th Judicial District, composed of Montgomery and Chautauqua counties
- Kelly Johnson, court administrator, 4th Judicial District, composed of Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, and Osage counties
- Kelly O’Brien, chief information technology officer, Office of Judicial Administration
- Kathy Oliver, clerk of the Riley County District Court in the 21st Judicial District
- District Judge Thomas Kelly Ryan of the 10th Judicial District, composed of Johnson County
- Doug Shima, clerk of the appellate courts
- Amber Smith, deputy judicial administrator and general counsel, Office of Judicial Administration
- Justice Caleb Stegall, Kansas Supreme Court
District Magistrate Judge Debra Wright, serving in Mitchell County of the 12th Judicial District