Juvenile Justice Planning Committee

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Juvenile Justice Planning Committee
Department 
Crime Commission
Governor Appointments 
20
Total Board Positions 
20
Cite Name 
Exec. Order
Cite Number 
No. 167, issued 25 September 2020
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
2 years POG
Purpose 
The committee advises the state board on administering juvenile justice and delinquency prevention grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The committee has 25 members. They are all appointed by the governor.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Diane Whitman 4/5/20184/4/2024LimitedRep. of local law enforcement and juvenile justice agencies
Julius H. Corpening II10/12/20204/4/2024LimitedPersons licensed or certified by the state with expertise and competence in preventing and addressing mental health and substance abuse needs in delinquent youth and youth at risk of delinquency
Virginia Lee Jicha 10/12/20204/4/2024LimitedPrivate non-profit agency working with children and families
Lorraine C. Taylor 4/5/20184/4/2022LimitedRep. of public agencies concerned with delinquency prevention
Christopher J. Suggs 4/5/20184/4/2024LimitedElected Official representing general purpose local government
Lauren Smith 10/12/20204/4/2024LimitedVolunteers who work with delinquents or children at risk of delinquency
Greear Webb 10/7/20224/4/2024LimitedPrograms that are alternatives to confinement, including organized recreation activities
Michael D. O'Key 10/12/20204/4/2024LimitedPrograms that are alternatives to confinement, including organized recreation activities
Joseph A. Maimone 10/12/20204/4/2022LimitedPrograms addressing problems related to school violence and vandalism and alternatives to suspension and expulsion
Erendira E. Ramirez 10/7/20224/4/2024LimitedPrograms that are alternatives to confinement, including organized recreation activities
James Speight 4/5/20184/4/2022LimitedPrograms providing alternatives to suspension or expulsion
William L. Lassiter 4/5/20184/4/2024LimitedRepresentatives of public agencies concerned with delinquency prevention, or treatment
Danielle McLean 10/12/20204/4/2022LimitedAmerican Indian tribal representative or other individual with significant expertise in tribal law enforcement and juvenile justice in the American Indian tribal communities
Vacant4/5/20184/4/2022LimitedCounty Sheriff Department
Wendy C. Sotolongo 4/5/20184/4/2022LimitedVictim or witness advocacy groups including at least one (I) individual with expertise in addressing the challenges of sexual abuse exploitation and traumas· advocacy organizations
Bruce E. Stanley 4/5/20184/4/2024LimitedNon-profit faith-based groups or community groups
Matthew G. Hughes 10/7/20224/4/2024LimitedAt-Large
James P. West 4/5/20184/4/2022LimitedPrivate non-profit agency working with children and families
Beth Freshwater-Smith 4/5/20184/4/2024LimitedElected Official representing general purpose local government


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