Certified Court Interpreter Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Nevada Certified Court Interpreter Advisory Committee is to conduct an ongoing assessment of Nevada’s Certified Court Interpreter Program in order to make recommendations to the State Court Administrator for improvements to the program. This committee was established through NRS 1.530. The 81st Legislation Session (2021) amended NRS 1.530 further with AB212.

2023 Meeting Schedule: Agenda's will be posted as available

If you have interest in serving on the committee, you must submit a letter of interest to the chair of the committee for consideration. Consideration given to new members must insure appropriate representation from rural and urban courts and limited and general jurisdiction courts. Letters of interest to serve on the Nevada Certified Court Interpreter Advisory Committee should be addressed to:

Katherine Stocks
Director and State Court Administrator
201 S. Carson Street, STE 250
Carson City, NV 89701

Certified Court Interpreter Advisory Committee Members:

Judge Vincent Ochoa
Seat A: Eighth Judicial District Court
Araitz Ceberio
Seat F: Director - Nevada Interpreters and Translators Association (NITA)
Judge Dee Primeaux
Seat B: Carlin Municipal Court
Mariteresa Rivera-Rogers, Esq.
Seat G: Federally Certified Interpreter
Alicia Lerud
Seat C: Court Administrator and Clerk of the Court
2nd Judicial District Court
Napoleon Buenrostro
Seat H: NV State Certified Spanish Court Interpreter
Seat D: Court Administrator
Seat I: NV State Certified/Registered LOTS Court Interpreter
Judith Jenner
Seat E: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Brad Lewis
Director – Access to Justice Commission
State Bar of Nevada
Katherine Stocks
Administrative Office of the Courts
Committee Chair Ex-Officio Member
Committee Staff
Kimberly Williams
Administrative Office of the Courts


2021 CCIAC Annual Report

2022 CCIAC Annual Report

Need more information?
Court Interpreter Program Coordinator