Pamela Harris

PAMELA HARRIS is the state court administrator for Maryland. She is responsible for a budget of more than one-half billion dollars and approximately 4,200 employees. She previously held the trial court administrator position in Maryland for 27 years. Ms. Harris is committed to infusing evaluation-based practices into every aspect of court management so that quality initiatives achieve intended results while meeting the needs of court personnel and clientele. She is certified as a Fellow the Institute of Court Management, serves as faculty for caseflow management, and has taught national and international programs on ethics, leadership, and differentiated case management. Ms. Harris is a past president of NACM and the Mid-Atlantic Association of Court Management. She currently serves on the Board of the International Association for Court Administration as vice president-international associations. Ms. Harris is serving a four-year term on the board of directors of the National Center for State Courts and also serves on their Programs and International committees. She also serves on the board of the Justice Management Institute. In addition, she is a Senior Fellow at American University in the School of Public Affairs.