NEW?ULM - Jeffrey Bumgarner, of New Ulm, was appointed to the Board on Judicial Standards on Wednesday by Gov. Mark Dayton, according to information from the governor's office. Bumgarner and fellow appointee Gerald Kaplan will serve as public members. Kaplan's term expires Jan. 2, 2017. Bumgarner's term expires Jan. 6, 2014.
The Board on Judicial Standards is an independent state agency that receives and investigates complaints made about judges for misconduct or wrongdoing. The 10 members are public citizens, attorneys and judges.