Criminal Justice Advisory Board

Meetings

  • Meetings are held as scheduled every other month, prior to the General Membership meeting.

Members

  • Joe DeMore, Warden, Chair
  • Thomas J. Doerr, President Judge
  • Joyce G. Ainsworth, Director, Butler County Human Services
  • Lori Altman, Chief Clerk/Director of Human Resources
  • Amy Badger-Witenski, Director, EI/DD Services
  • Christina Beaver, Butler Veterans Administration
  • Kevin Boozel, County Commissioner
  • Harry Callithen, Butler County Sheriff's Department
  • Joseph DeMore, Warden
  • Adam Fencil, Family Court Administrator
  • Kevin Flaherty, Chief Public Defender
  • Lisa Gill, First Church
  • Richard A. Goldinger, District Attorney
  • Amy Goslaw, Director, Butler Alcohol Countermeasures
  • Candace Y. Graff, District Court Administrator
  • Janis Hackett, Butler County Bar Association
  • Tara Hamilton, Forensic Services Manager
  • Kenneth R. Harris, Esquire, Butler County Bar Association
  • Denna Hays, Executive Director, Child Advocacy Center
  • Chief John Hays, Butler Township Police Department
  • Donna Jenereski, Director Butler County Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Charles Johns, Director, Butler County Children and Youth Services
  • Sarah Kuehn, Ph.D., Slippery Rock University
  • Lisa Lotz, Clerk of Courts
  • Timothy F. McCune, Judge
  • Robert McLafferty, Butler County Emergency Services
  • Patricia McLean, 1st Assistant District Attorney
  • Chief Kevin Meyer, Butler County Chiefs of Police Association
  • Jeff Mrozek, State Probation and Parole
  • Shawn Pugh, Criminal Advisory Board (CJAB) Director/Criminal Justice Specialist
  • Ruth Purcell, Butler County Community College
  • Douglas E Ritson, Director of Community Corrections
  • Michael Robb, M.A., Center for Community Resources
  • Brandon Savochka, Director Butler County Mental Health
  • Wayne Seibel, Magisterial District Judge
  • William R. Shaffer, Administrative Judge
  • Linnea Shields, Deputy District Court Administrator
  • Michael Slupe, Sheriff
  • Ben Smith, Butler City Mayor
  • Linda Strachan, Director, VOICE
  • Stephan K. Todd, Member at large
  • James Venturini, Director, Information Services

All CJAB Members are invited to attend Executive Committee meetings.

Overview

  • Assess progress towards short/long term goals
  • Conduct Annual Needs assessment of CJAB membership and court systems and services
  • Facilitate CJAB retreat/training
  • Plan for and coordinate strategic planning and development process
  • Provide direction for program development and applications for funding
  • Provide technical assistance to the court, as appropriate
  • Receive and review services provided by CJAB Director/Criminal Justice Specialist
  • Review CJAB activity and suggest enhancement/modification
  • Setting an agenda for General CJAB meetings
  • Suggest topics for subcommittees