The Honorable Brian D. Burns has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the New York Association of Drug Court Professionals. The NYADCP was chartered in 1997 and advocates for the establishment, funding, and enhancement of Drug Courts and provides education and training across all of New York. Judge Burns was elected as an Otsego County Court, Family Court, and Surrogate Court Judge in 2001, and has been a full-time Acting New York State Supreme Court Justice since 2008. He also serves on the New York State Family Violence Task Force, and supervises approximately 160 Town and Village Judges in a five-county area of New York. His chambers are in Cooperstown, New York.