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Sub-Committees


The State Advisory Group has four sub-committees; each sub-committee has its own unique responsibilities and members are appointed by the SAG Chair.

Executive

Responsibilities

      • Acts on behalf of the SAG when not in session. 
      • Assists in the creation of the agenda for future SAG meetings. 
      • Assists in the development of the OJJDP Annual Report to the Governor.

Members

      • Dwayne Maddron - SAG Chair
      • Judge Daniel Dawson, SAG Vice-Chair
      • Cheryl Massaro, DMC Committee Chair
      • Dwayne Maddron, Finance Committee Chair
      • Kristin Early, Grants & Contracts Committee Chair

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)

Responsibilities

      • Creates a balanced juvenile justice system and long-term systemic changes.
      • Oversees the allocation of funding for each DMC initiative.

Members

      • Cheryl Massaro, Chair
      • Tony Jones
      • Kip Beacham
      • Ed Brodsky 

Finance

Responsibilities

      • Reviews current and proposed financial plans for the disbursement of funds.
      • Recommends financial action under the direction of the SAG.

Members

      • Dwayne Maddron, Chair
      • Judge Daniel Dawson, Vice-Chair
      • Caroline Zucker
      • Stacy Gromatski

Grants and Contracts

Responsibilities

      • Reviews Requests for Proposals and programmatic evaluation reports.
      • Reviews JJDP grant funded applications.

Members

      • Kristin Early, Chair
      • Sharon Bryan
      • Curtis Jenkins
      • Mercedes Jimenez-Ramirez
      • Gisela Laurent

 

Youth

 

Resposibilities

      • Gathering input from system-involved youth and families and making recommendations
      • Conduct surveys or focus groups with young people in detention facilities, gather information from at-risk youth involved in prevention programs
      • Strategize for ways to promote and sustain youth membership on the SAG
      • Lead in organizing efforts to achieve the aforementioned goals
      • Report results by providing updates to the wider SAG committee at meetings
      • Sit on an executive committee comprised of the chairs concerning the other standing sub-committees

Members

      • Michael Long, Chair
      • Alan Abramowitz
      • Michael Howard
      • Shadai Simmon
      • Jennifer Walmach