Contact information:

Phone: (316) 660-5900

Fax: (316) 941-5361


Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM


Main Courthouse 11th floor

Welcome to Administration

General Information:

The District Court Administrator is the focus of responsibility for many of the requirements placed on the district courts by the Supreme Court. It is the responsibility of the Administrator, under the direction of the Chief Judge, to manage day-to-day operations at the local level.

The functions of the District Court Administrator are highly varied. Working with her staff, this individual plans the layout of the district court offices and determines workflow: she hires and fires non-judicial employees and assigns them to their administrative and clerical functions; and also procures office equipment and supplies.


The Administrator handles fiscal matters such as budgeting, accounting, payroll, purchasing, and financial reporting. These functions are supported by the Administrator's direct reports: Clerk of Court, Court Services Administrative Officer, Project Manager, Management Analyst, Court Trustee Manager, Managing Court Reporter, and two Administrative Assistants.

Senior Staff Members

Ellen M. House - Court Administrator

Tina Herriage-Harrision - Case Management System Manager

Bernie Lumbreras - Clerk of the District Court

Rhonda Lewis - HR Manager

Jennifer Dombaugh - Management Analyst

Wilma Germany - CIO (Chief Information Officer)

Melinda Wilson - Chief CSO (Court Services Officer)

Joni Wilson-Colby - Court Trustee Program Director

Mary Castaneda - Managing Court Reporter

Location and hours:

Administration is located on the 11th floor of the Sedgwick County Courthouse.

Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.


8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am - 5:00pm









Main Courthouse
525 N Main St.,  
Wichita, KS 67203

Some departments have different hours of operation please visit their page for more in-depth information.

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Juvenile Courthouse
1900 E Morris St, Wichita, KS 67211

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