The Third District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the Third District Court. This position results from the retirement of Judge Su J. Chon, Nov. 25, 2022.
The nominees for the vacancy are: Darcy Goddard, chief policy advisor/deputy district attorney, Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office; Kyle Kaiser, assistant attorney, Utah Attorney General’s Office; Amanda Montague, assistant attorney, Utah Attorney General’s Office; Coral Sanchez, division chief, Davis County Attorney’s Office; Charles Stormont, director of right of way and property management, Utah Department of Transportation.
Written comments can be submitted to the Third District Judicial Nominating Commission at [email protected] or Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, P.O. Box 142330, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2330. The deadline for written comments is noon on Nov. 21, 2022. TheNominating Commission may request further information or conduct an investigation of the nominees after reviewing public comments. After the public comment period, the names will be sent to Gov. Spencer J. Cox, who will have 30 days to make an appointment. Gov. Cox’s appointee is subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.