Melissa Nawrocki

Executive Director

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Phone: (617) 226-1568

As Executive Director, Melissa is responsible for the planning of educational programs and publications for Massachusetts judges, as well as development, communications, and community relations. She first joined the Flaschner Institute in the fall of 2004.

Prior to Flaschner, Melissa worked at the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and for the Initiatives for Children program at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from┬áProvidence College and a Master’s degree from Boston University.


Betsy Vander Voort

Program Manager

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Phone: (617) 226-1573

Betsy Vander Voort joined the Flaschner Judicial Institute in 2006 and manages the logistical aspects of educational programs for judges, including marketing and event planning. She is a graduate of Smith College and Suffolk University Law School.