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Members are appointed by the Governor for a term of four years and have training, experience, or special knowledge concerning the prevention and treatment of juvenile delinquency, the administration of juvenile justice, or the reduction of juvenile delinquency. They advise the Governor and the Legislature on issues concerning juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. The Advisory Group is charged with monitoring Maine's compliance to the requirements of the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Act and the development of Maine’s Comprehensive Three-year Plan for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

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Name Affiliation
Barrows, Teresa Behavioral Health Director, OCFS, DHHS
Besteman, Dr. Catherine Anthropology, Colby College
Campbell, Gifford* Youth Member
Chester, Esq., Edwin, Vice Chair Juvenile Defense Attorney, Chester & Vestal
Coleman, Bishop Steve Pastor, Church of God in Christ
*Gallagher, Bryn UM School of Law, Maine Youth Court
Daley, Antonia #
*Haydym, Marta Maine Youth Court
Horton, Dr. Tracey Forensic Psy & Criminal Justice, Thomas College
Ibrahim, Abeir Human Services Counselor, City of Portland HHS
Kelly, Hon. Mary Chief Judge, Maine District Court
LaMarre, Mary-Anne RSU #18 School Board
Makin, Pender Assistant Superintendent, Brunswick School Department
*Megathlin, Kaitlyn Maine Youth Court
Mosher, Tessa Director, Victim Services, MDOC
Nichols, Page Restorative Learning Specialist, The REAL School
O'Neill, Colin Associate Commissioner, Juvenile Services, MDOC
*Park, Kelsey Restorative Justice Institute of Maine
Reilly, Esq., Atlee Managing Attorney, Disability Rights Maine
Shapiro, Sgt. Jonathan J. Maine State Police
Stoodley, Bartlett, JJAG Chair Consultant
Thibeault, Esq., Christine Assistant District Attorney, Cumberland County Court House
*Wesley, Nickole Assistant Clerk, Portland District Court
* Youth Member
Staff JJAG
Jay Pennell Juvenile Justice Specialist
Lisa Wojcik Compliance Monitor
Jason Carey JJAG Staff