The Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution is hereby created. The council shall be comprised of individuals from a variety of disciplines who are trained and knowledgeable in mediation and selected to be representative of the geographical and cultural diversity of the state and to reflect gender fairness. The council shall consist of eleven voting members. The membership shall include a representative from the Nebraska District Court Judges Association, the Nebraska County Court Judges Association, and the Nebraska State Bar Association. The council shall be appointed by the Supreme Court or a designee. Nominations shall be solicited from the Nebraska District Court Judges Association, the Nebraska County Court Judges Association, the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Nebraska Mediation Coalition, the Public Counsel, social workers, mental health professionals, educators, and other interested groups or individuals. The Supreme Court or its designee shall not be restricted to the solicited list of nominees in making its appointments. Two nonvoting, ex officio members shall be appointed by the council from among the approved centers.