The Pew Research Center estimates that right now there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in America. By 2030 Millennials and Gen Zs will make up 75% of the workforce. A Gallup Poll found that 21% of Millennials had changed jobs within the last year, that’s three times more than other generations. On top of this demographic shift, technological innovation is increasing exponentially.
The American workforce is racing toward a major generational transformation within the next ten years. Will the emerging generations demand new ways of doing business and managing employees? How will the generations impact the courts? What can court administrators do today to prepare for this sea change? Tina Mattison, Stacy Worby, and Paulina Pasquarelli talk about the up-and-coming generations as they flex their social and economic muscle. What it mean to management and the workplace.
This is a compelling podcast episode for listeners interested in generational differences, managing the generations, courts, and court administration.
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About the Presenters
Tina Mattison is the Deputy Court Administrator for the Pima County Juvenile Court. In her position, Ms. Mattison oversees Juvenile Probation, Detention, Court, Children and Family Services, Facilities and Security, as well as the budget of $22 million. Pima County Juvenile court is a general jurisdiction court located in Arizona, with over 400 multi-generational employees. Previously, she worked for the California court system in Riverside and Orange County. Ms. Mattison has been a member of the National Association for Court Management since 1998.
Stacy Worby serves as the State Jury Coordinator for the Alaska Court System. In that capacity she is responsible for the coordination and operation of the centralized processes for the court’s jury management systems. Additionally, she provides jury procedure training and guidance for personnel in 40 court locations statewide. Prior to serving as the State Jury Coordinator, she managed a staff of jury clerks in Anchorage (the state’s largest general jurisdiction court). Stacy has enjoyed managing staff of all generations since 1998.
Paulina Pasquarelli has served the 15th Judicial Circuit in Palm Beach County, FL since 2015. In her current role as the Mental Health Case Manager, she is responsible for the operations of the Circuit’s Mental Health Specialty Division which focuses on the issue of competency to proceed in felony cases. Ms. Pasquarelli holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Palm Beach Atlantic University. In addition, Ms. Pasquarelli serves as a member on NACM’s Membership Committee and Early Career Professionals (ECP) Subcommittee. She hopes she can encourage fellow millennials to view judicial administration as a career instead of a job.
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