Referees Association of Michigan revamps its website

Referees Association of Michigan (RAM) is pleased to announce the completion of its revamped website at

Founded in 1984, RAM is a special-purpose bar organization recognized by the State Bar of Michigan that consists of attorneys who serve as juvenile and domestic relations referees throughout the state.

RAM’s primary focus is to educate its members through an annual training conference, its publication, “Referees Quarterly,” and a listserv. RAM’s mission is also to contribute to the improvement of the legal system by appointing members to serve on numerous State Bar of Michigan and State Court Administrative Office committees, and by offering comments to proposed legislation and court rules.

The current board of RAM consists of officers:

• President Kate Weaver, Oakland County
• Vice President Janet Mendez, Ingham County
• Treasurer Amanda Kole, Macomb County
• Secretary Melissa Sytsma, Cass County

Along with board members:

• Lisa Harris, Oakland County
• Sahera Housey, Oakland County
• Agnes Jury, Mason County
• Michelle Letourneau-McAvoy, Oakland County
• Tyler Martinez, Oakland County
• Jenny McNeill, Muskegon County
• Lynn Perry, Kent County
• Stephanie Witucki, Wayne County

Those interested in RAM membership can visit


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