State of Georgia

Open Meeting Minutes
Zoom Conference

Thursday, April 1, 2021

This non-regularly scheduled meeting of the Investigative Panel of the Judicial Qualifications Commission of the State of Georgia was held virtually via Zoom Conference pursuant to JQC Rule 3(A). Judge Stacey Hydrick chaired the meeting and Ms. Kristen Bertsch served as Recording Secretary.

Investigative Panel Members Present:

Judge Stacey Hydrick
Mr. Warren Selby
Mr. Bob Barr
Judge Verda Colvin
Mr. James Balli
Mr. Dane Kirby

JQC Staff Members Present:

Mr. Chuck Boring, Director
Ms. Courtney Veal, Deputy Director
Mr. Lance Alford, Chief Investigator
Ms. Kristen Bertsch, Executive Administrator

Chairman’s Comments:

The Investigative Panel’s Vice Chair, Judge Stacey Hydrick, called the meeting to order and determined that a quorum was present. Judge Hydrick announced that Chairman Langdale was unavailable to attend this non-regularly scheduled meeting due to a conflict, therefore she would chair the meeting.

Judge Hydrick announced that this is a specially scheduled meeting to consider one specific disciplinary matter and moved into the closed portion of the meeting.

There being no further old or new business for discussion, the Open Meeting was adjourned at 12:05pm.

These minutes were approved by the Judicial Qualifications Commission.

Judge Stacey Hydrick, Vice Chairman

Charles P. Boring, Director