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Virginia Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice and Prevention

Advises the Board, the Executive Branch and localities on matters related to the prevention/treatment of juvenile delinquency and the administration of the juvenile justice system; reviews grant applications for Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act and Juvenile Accountability Block Grant funds (when federally funded), as well as other juvenile justice-related grant applications, and makes recommendations on them to the Board.

For more information about the Committee and their meeting schedule, contact Greg Hopkins at (804) 692-0977.

Boards & Committees

Hon. Stephanie M Ayers
(Judge, Bedford County. Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court)
Term Expires:
"Shelly" Lena Baker-Scott
(Mental Health Licensed Professional)
Term Expires:
Mrs. Gena Berger
(Proxy for Department of Social Services)
Teresa Berry
(Victim Witness Advocacy Group)
Term Expires:
Bridgette Bowman
(Representing juvenile defense)
Term Expires:
Sandra Lawyer Term Expires:
Valerie Coley
(Representing private nonprofit organizations)
Term Expires:
Erik A Conyers
(Youth Member)
Term Expires:
Demetria Davis
(License Clinician)
Term Expires:
Amy Floriano
(Director, Department of Juvenile Justice Director)
Hon. Debra Gardner
Delegate
Virginia House of Delegates
(ex-officio)
Joseph L Gong
(Representing public agency)
Term Expires:
Robert Gray
(Non-profit)
Term Expires:
Julianna Herbek
(Private Non-Profit)
Term Expires:
James E Laster
(Private Nonprofit, Volunteer)
Term Expires:
Marie C Matricardi
(Youth Member)
Term Expires:
Melissa Morgan
(City of Newport News Police Department)
Term Expires:
Samuel A Perez
(Representing volunteer working with youth)
Term Expires:
Toni Randall
(Representing prosecution)
Term Expires:
Kathryn Rowell
(Indian Tribe Representative)
Term Expires:
Brooke Rudis
(Chesapeake Public Schools)
Term Expires:
Olivia Saunders
(Youth Member)
Term Expires:
Kari Savage
(Proxy for Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Commissioner)
(ex-officio)
Alexandria Wall
(Safe Harbor)
Term Expires:
Jack White
(Youth Member)
Term Expires:
Valerie Coley
(Representing private nonprofit organizations)
Term Expires:
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***Juvenile Justice System Representation: 3 of the above meet the juvenile justice jurisdictional provisions. For confidentiality purposes, they are not identified here.***