Virginia Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice

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.

Vacant
(Proxy for Department of Health)
(ex-officio)
Hon. Stephanie M. Ayers
(Judge, Bedford County. Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court )
Term Expires: Jun 2026
"Shelly" Lena Baker-Scott
(Mental Health Licensed Professional)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Mrs. Gena Berger
(Proxy for Department of Social Services)
Term Expires: May 2022
Sherri Blevins
(Representing Christiansburg, Chair, Montgomery County Board of Supervisors)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Marilyn Brown
(Representing local detention)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Ngan Bui
(Victim Witness Advocacy Group)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Jeffery Charity
(Vice Chair)
Term Expires: Sep 2021
Erik A. Conyers
(Youth Member)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Alana Corn
(Youth Member)
Term Expires: Jun 2022
Morgan Faulkner
(Indian Tribe Representative)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Amy Floriano
(Director, Department of Juvenile Justice Director)
Joseph L. Gong
(Representing public agency)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Julianna Herbek
(Private Non-Profit)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Ms. Maria Jankowski
(Executive Director)
Virginia Indigent Defense Commission
(CJSB member/representing public defense)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
James E. Laster
(Private Nonprofit, Volunteer)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Nina Marino
(Proxy for Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Commissioner)
(ex-officio)
Marie C. Matricardi
(Youth Member)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Julie McConnell
(Committee Chair)
(Representing juvenile defense)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Melissa Morgan
(City of Newport News Police Department)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Hon. Joseph Morrissey
Senate of Virginia
(Senator, Senate of Virginia)
(ex-officio)
Samuel A. Perez
(Representing volunteer working with youth)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Toni Randall
(Representing prosecution)
Term Expires: Jun 2023
Brooke Rudis
(Chesapeake Public Schools)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Olivia Saunders
(Youth Member)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Sherri Blevins
(Representing Christiansburg, Chair, Montgomery County Board of Supervisors)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Rick White
(Representing DOC)
Jack White
(Youth Member)
Term Expires: Jun 2026
Hon. Rodney Willett
(Delegate)
Virginia House of Delegates
(ex-officio)
Amy Woolard
(Representing private nonprofit organizations)
Term Expires: Jun 2023