ROSS MUNNS received his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) majoring in Psychology in 1992 and his Master's Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of North Dakota in 2002.  Prior to joining the North Dakota Judiciary in July of 2008, Mr. Munns worked 14 years with the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCR), where he held positions as the Director of Treatment for the North Dakota Youth Correctional Center (NDYCC), the Assistant Superintendent of NDYCC, and as Deputy Director of the Division of Juvenile Services (DJS) where he fulfilled duties as Regional Manager for the western half of the state of North Dakota.

Presently Ross works as the Assistant Court Administrator for Unit 3 of the North Dakota Judiciary, serving 17 counties in the South Central and Southwestern Judicial Districts. Primary duties include providing technical assistance and support to clerks of district court, monitoring consistent application of policies and procedures, coordinating personnel administration functions, approving and monitoring expenditures, and assisting in the development of budgets and timelines.

Mr. Munns is a recent graduate of the Institute for Court Management Fellows program (Spokesman - Class of 2013). Additionally, Ross has enjoyed serving six years on the ND Judiciary Personnel Policy Board and for the past four years has been designated the statewide Chair of the Courthouse Technologies Jury Management Software User Group.