EDWARDSVILLE — Third Judicial Circuit Associate Judge Martin J. Mengarelli was elected to the Illinois Judges Association’s Board of Directors at the annual meeting June 3 at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Mengarelli will serve a three-year term. There are approximately 50 members on the board.
The association is composed of 1,250 active and retired Illinois State Court judges. The association provides education and services to its members and information about court operations to the public.
Mengarelli has been a judge in the Family Division of Madison County since November 2014 and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Madison County Bar Association, the Tri City Bar Association (past president), and the Alton-Wood River Bar Association.
The Illinois Judges Association also installed new officers for 2016-17 at the annual meeting. They are President Israel A. Desierto, Cook County; First Vice President Judge (Ret.) John P. Coady, Taylorville, Ill.; Second Vice President Judge James E. Snyder, Cook County; Third Vice President Judge Margaret J. Mullen, Lake County; Secretary Judge Diane M. Shelley, Cook County; and Treasurer Judge Barbara Crowder, Madison County.
For information, visit ija.org.