PAMELA RYDER LAHEY is chief executive officer for the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. She has 33 years’ experience in court operations, both in Canada and abroad. Ms. Ryder Lahey is an expert in the design, development and implementation of court administration reform projects and played a lead role in introducing video conferencing to the justice system in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001. In addition to extensive experience in all facets of court operations, Ms. Ryder Lahey has experience in strategic planning, policy development, collective bargaining, and classification of public-funded positions. She is a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management. She received NACM’s 2010 Award of Merit, as well as the 2006 ICM Fellows Star Award. She is a past president of the Association of Canadian Court Administrators, a past director of NACM, and a past vice president of the North American Board of the International Association for Court Administration.