The 11 judges on the panel are selected from the pool of sitting federal judges by the chief justice of the United States. Members serve staggered terms of up to seven years, and at least three must live in the Washington area.
Reggie B. Walton A judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Walton is the presiding judge on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. He was nominated to the bench by President George W. Bush in 2001 after a career as a prosecutor, D.C. superior court judge and White House adviser on crime for President George H.W. Bush. U.S. DC District Court Buy Photo