Merced Superior Court Judge Shelly Seymour is pleased to announce that a new panel of jurors has been selected to serve on the 2021-2022 Civil Grand Jury.
The Civil Grand Jury investigates complaints regarding government agencies, including County and City government, special districts and school districts. They are responsible for issuing reports on its findings. Recommendations are not binding, but government agencies must respond in writing.
Members of the grand jury consist of 16 grand jurors. Those selected for the 2021-2022 year are:
David H. Benoy
Linda Seebeck Gamble
Sam Richard Hill
Eloise André Jorritsma
Geniece Fernon Knight, (Pro Tem)
Eric Alan Moore
Joel Matthew Moses
Linda Lee Murphy
Katrina A. Ruiz
Donovan Joe Sizemore, (Foreperson)
Michele Ann Smith
Cynthia Louise Vierra,
Betty Lynn Werner-Valdez
Steven Michael Alberti Williams
The above 2021-2022 Civil Grand Jury Members are from the Merced County areas of: Atwater, Balico, Hilmar, Los Banos, Le Grand, Merced and Planada.