SB County DA Named President

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Photo Courtesy: San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office

Photo Courtesy: San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office

San BernardinoOn July 18, San Bernardino County released that District Attorney Mike Ramos was sworn in as President of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA).

This ceremony was held in Boston, Massachusetts and Ramos was honored during the NDAA’s 2016 Summer Conference and National Victim’s Right Summit.

The former NDAA President, Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick, administered the oath of office to Ramos and the Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker was a main speaker for the ceremony and conducted the “Passing of the Gavel.”

As Ramos made his inaugural speech, he states, “I am honored to have earned the support of my colleagues and given the opportunity to represent the thousands of elected District Attorneys across our great nation,” and also stating, “My intent is to work with my fellow District Attorneys and utilitize this position to continue to fight for justice and victims’ rights at a national level.”

According to SB County District Attorney’s office, Ramos also promised to continue working cooperatively with all local, state, and federal partners in the law and justice community and to help further develop the functions and valuable services NDAA has to offer.

His previous leadership roles for the organization have included vice president and current co-chair of NDAA’s Training and Education Committee. He currently is serving his fourth term as District Attorney of SB County and previously served as president of the CA District Attorneys Association, as well as currently one of three members appointed by the Governor to the CA Victim Compensation Board.

Memberships include District Attorneys from across the United States for NDAA, formed in 1950 and represents the interests of prosecutors and influences federal and national policies affecting law enforcement and prosecution across the country, which is based in Arlington, Virginia.