Lorraine White, Saint Regis Mohawk Judicial Oversight Commissioner Sworn Into Office

SRMT JOC Lorraine White

AKWESASNE, NY – Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council recently hosted a swearing-in ceremony to appoint Lorraine White as a Commissioner on the Judicial Oversight Commission (JOC). After a review by the JOC Selection Committee, White received a unanimous recommendation to serve a three-year term. The appointment was accepted and passed through Tribal Council Resolution 2024-22.

White will work with Commissioner Kurt Fetter and Commissioner Martha Montour in their mandate to ensure that tribal court judges fulfill their obligation to observe high standards of conduct under the Judicial Code of Ethics while safeguarding their right to decide cases independently.

“Lorraine is an attorney with many years of legal experience and service to her Mohawk community, and she will certainly be a great asset to the Judicial Oversight Commission,” said Martha Montour, JOC Chairwoman. “Commissioner Fetter and I look forward to working with her.”