Copyright 2005 - Judy Martin was terminated on May 23, 2005, as the NHSC Director of Judges. When previously contacted to make a comment, she declined to comment. Today however, she has released a statement to The Report.

"I was fired by Lonnie Messick. He has the authority to hire and fire. The board was notified only after I was terminated," said Martin.

The Report broke this story on Monday, May 23, 2005, and we have updated the story on this site as Messick and Martin have released their comments.