Hon. Cris Patnode
NJA Senior Director
Justice of the Peace
Gilliam County, Oregon

Believes judicial education is essential to our roles as judges. She has served on the education committee for three OJPA/OMJA conferences, has attended the National Judicial College in Reno, participates in numerous judicial webinars, and has attended every NJA Annual Conference since 2005. She has been serving as Justice of the Peace in Gilliam County, Oregon since 2003.

Remarkable Judicial Involvement
Member of the Oregon Justice of the Peace Association
A founding member of Suicide Awareness for Everyone (SAFE)

2015 NJA Kenneth L. MacEachern Award for Outstanding Non-Attorney Judge of the Year