Below is a list, in chronological order, of past training presenters who offered training sessions between 1994 and 2004. All archival information from 1984 to 1993 has not yet been unearthed, and any details after 2004 can be found in the Referees Association of Michigan's Newsletter, Referees Quarterly.


YEAR
PRESENTER
TRAINING TOPIC

2003
Christian Moore, LCSW, MSW
Orem, Utah
Using Workplace Challenges to Motivate Us: The Why Try Program
  Kent L. Weichman, Attorney
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The New FOC Guidelines: Through the Looking Glass... and Out of Wonderland?
  Jack Kresnak, Reporter
The Detroit Free Press
Juvenile Court Issues: Hot Topics Fresh Off the Press
  William Newhouse, BA, MA
State Court Administrator's Office
The Family Court Plan
  Hon. Linda S. Hallmark, Chief Judge
Oakland County Probate Court
State of the Law Update (Materials Submitted for Booklet)

2002
Keith Neuber, President
I Kan Presentations - Alton, Illinois
Docket Management/Life Management: Power to Control Your Life
  Sue Ann Keagle, HRD Director
Adrian Training School
Balanced & Restorative Justice: Juvenile Justice/Juvenile Accountability
  Hon. Maura Corrigan, Chief Justice
Michigan Supreme Court
The Family Court: Present & Future
  Hon. Linda S. Hallmark, Chief Judge
Oakland County Probate Court
State of the Law Update

2001
Thomas N. Langhorne, III, Director
Judicial Education, VA Supreme Court
Dousing Judicial Burnout: Rekindling Your Passions
  Thomas N. Langhorne, III, Director
Judicial Education, VA Supreme Court
Judicial Decision-Making
  Elliot B. Glicksman, Law Professor
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
On the Way to the Administrative Forum: What Evidence Principles Would I Meet?
  Hon. Linda S. Hallmark, Chief Judge
Oakland County Probate Court
State of the Law Update

2000
Michael Turpen, Attorney
Riggs, Agney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis
Socio-Legal Benefits of a Referee's Work: 10 Reasons Why Ref.'s Have the Best Job in the World
  Karol L. Ross, MA, JD
Behavioral Trial Strategist
Sexual Allegations in the Context of Family Dissolution
  Debra Poole, BS, PhD
Professor of Psychology, CMU
Interview Techniques - How to Obtain the Information You Need in Family Court
  Pam Creighton, Coordinator
Access to Justice Department, SCAO
Domestic Violence & Parenting Time: PPO Issues
  Jon T. Ferrier, Referee
17th Judicial Circuit Court, Kent County
Legislative Update

1999
Dr. Deborah Greening, PhD
Center for Contemporary Psychology
Stalking within Intimate Relations/Myths & Realities of Domestic Violence; the Role of Alcohol; Kids in DV
  Hon. Thomas P. Zampino, Presiding Judge
Family Division, Essex Co. Supreme Ct. of NJ
Establishing an Effect Family Court: Issues to Consider
  F. Philip Colista, Attorney
Member, Judicial Tenure Committee
Assuming an Independent Judiciary: The Referee as a Judicial Officer
  Jon T. Ferrier, Referee
17th Judicial Circuit Court, Kent County
Compare & Contrast Family Courts in MI/Part II: One Year Later, Are They Working?

1998
William Kandler, Lobbyist
Family Law Section, Michigan State Bar
Family Law Legislation & Its Unique Problems
  David W. Ruskin, Attorney
Chap. 13 Standing Trustee/US Bankruptcy Ct.
The Impact of Bankruptcy on Divorce (Materials by Lisa Sommers Gretchko, Esq.)
  Dr. Donna Rosenberg, MD
Forensiv Pediatrician, Colorado
Child Physical Abuse Medical Update/Forensive Evidence: Child Neglect; Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
  Philip Ingraham, FOC, Referee
6th Judicial Court, Oakland County
Compare & Contrast the Family Courts in Michigan

1997
Hon. Marilyn J. Kelly
Michigan Supreme Court
Court Reform, the Family Court, & the Role of a Referee in the Reformed Court System
  Lyle Danuloff, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Use of Psychological Testing in Custody Matters: Uses & Abuses
  Anne Graffam Walker, PhD When We Think We Understand But Don't: The Missing Piece in Interviewing - Understanding the Language of Children
  Karol L. Ross, MA, JD
Behavioral Trial Strategist
Parental Alienation Syndrome & Its Use in Domestic Relations Matters
  C. Dennis Simpson, EdD, Director
Specialty Prog. in Alcohol/Drug Abuse, WMU
Interpretation & Analysis of Various Types of Drugs, Testing, & Agencies

1996
Hon. Ed Sosnick for
Hon. James Brickley, Chief Justice
6th Judicial Circuit Court
Personal Protection Orders & the Stalking Statute
  Ronald Bookholder, Attorney
Bookholder, Bassett, Hornbein, Solomon & Cohen, PLLC
Arbitration
  David Garwin, Director
Alternatives to Domestic Aggression
Washtenaw County, Catholic SS
Treatment Policies
  Scott Ryder, Chief Referee
Kalamazoo County Probate Court
Juvenile Crime: Victim Rights & Restitution
  Jon T. Ferrier, Referee
Kent County Friend of the Court
The Role of the Referee in the 21st Century

1995
Cheryl Marks Time and Stress Management for Referees
  Michelle Gaskell, Referee UFISA
  Larry Gibson & Lisa Tomko Gangs
  Tom Biersdorf Gift of Life
  Group Discussion The Role of Referees in the Justice System
  Bob Martin, Referee Judicial Ethics
  Doug Dok, Referee History of RAM

1994
Suellyn Scarnecchia Third Party Custody Issues
  Joan Nelson
Movement Arts, Inc.
Personal Safety Skills Training
  Nancy Diehl & Roger Christ Child Abuse Protocol
  Joseph Cunningham
Plante Moran
Financial Issues Affecting Divorce