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Juvenile Justice Oversight Council


Wendy Morris
Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health, Development and Intellectual Disabilities, ex-officio

Marta Maria Miranda-Straub
Commissioner of the Department for Community Based Services, ex-officio

Kevin Brown
Commissioner of the Department of Education, ex-officio

Laurie Dudgeon
Director of Administrative Office of the Courts, ex-officio

Damon Preston
Public Advocate, ex-officio

Sen. Whitney Westerfield
Senate Chair of the Committee on Judiciary, non-voting ex-officio

Rep. Jason Petrie
House Chair of the Committee on Judiciary, non-voting ex-officio

Tyra Walker
Representing public schools or an education group or organization

John Lindsey Adams
District Judge nominated by the Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court

Sheriff John Ward
Representing law enforcement

Steve Gold
Member of the County Attorney's Association nominated by the Attorney General

Dr. John Sivley
Member representing community-based organizations, whether for-profit or non-profit, with experience in programs for juveniles, including substance abuse prevention and treatement, case management, mental health, or counseling.

*The Chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary shall serve as co-chairs