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Members of the CJCC

Created -- Montgomery County Code Section 2-60 (as amended 3/04)

Purpose -- Evaluate the organization and adequacy of law enforcement and the administration of justice in the County; review and comment, at the request of the County Executive or County Council, on programs proposed by law enforcement and criminal justice agencies for: long-term impacts on the criminal justice system; feasibility; and implementation issues; respond to requests from the Executive, Council, and the judicial system for any analysis concerning criminal justice programs; educate the community about law enforcement, crime prevention, reentry of individuals to the community, and other criminal justice issues, promote respect for law, and encourage community involvement in law enforcement and other appropriate components of the criminal justice system; facilitate coordination of the programs and activities of County law enforcement and criminal justice agencies; facilitate coordination of County law enforcement and criminal justice agencies with those of the State and neighboring state and local governments; promote efficient processing of criminal cases at every stage from arrest to completion of trial and correctional programs; and advise the County on how to achieve fair and effective law enforcement, crime prevention, and juvenile justice. The Commission makes reports and recommendations to the Executive and Council as it finds appropriate. The Commission must report to the Council and Executive on request.

Membership -- 32 members total (twenty are ex-officio; see list on page 3). The County Executive appoints, subject to Council confirmation, a member of the MC Council selected by the Council President, a member of the County Legislative Delegation selected jointly by the Chairs of the House and Senate Delegations; 7 members of the public, one of whom must be a member of the Maryland bar who practices law in the County; an employee of the Division of Parole and Probation in the State Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, after giving the Director of the Division an opportunity to make a recommendation; an employee of the State Department of Juvenile Justice, after giving the Secretary of the Department an opportunity to make a recommendation; and a member of the Advisory Board on Victims and their Families, after giving the Board an opportunity to make a recommendation.

Financial Disclosure -- Not required.

Terms -- Appointed members serve three year terms.

Chair and VC -- After considering recommendation of the CJCC, if any, the CE must Designate the Chair and Vice Chair who serve one-year terms.

Meetings -- The Commission must meet at least four times per year.

Staff -- Hon. Mike Subin, 240-777-2773

MEMBERSHIP

Type of Position: Commission on Juvenile Justice
Mr. Ronald Wright, Silver Spring
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Employee  MD Department of Juvenile Services
Mr. Maurice Sessoms, Baltimore
Affiliation: MD Department of Juvenile Services

 
Type of Position: Employee MD Division of Parole and Probation, Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Mr. William Sollod, Baltimore
Affiliation: Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Administrative Judge, Circuit Court
Hon. John W. Debelius  III, Rockville
Affiliation: Circuit Court for Montgomery County

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Administrative Judge, District Court
Hon. Eugene Wolfe, Rockville
Affiliation: District Court for Montgomery County

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Asst. Chief Fire Code Enforcement and Fire Explosive Investigations, FRS  
Battalion Chief Michael Donahue, Rockville
Affiliation: Fire & Rescue Service

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Chair Council Public Safety Committee
Hon. Phil Andrews, Rockville
Affiliation: County Council

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Chief Administrative Officer  
Mr. Timothy Firestine, Rockville
Affiliation: Offices of the County Executive

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Chief of Behavioral Health and Crisis Services, DHHS  
Mr. Raymond Crowel, Rockville
Affiliation: DHHS

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Chief of Children, Youth and Family, DHHS  
Ms. Kate Garvey, Rockville
Affiliation: DHHS

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Clerk, Circuit Court  
Hon. Loretta Knight, Rockville
Affiliation: Circuit Court for Montgomery County

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Dept. of School Safety and Security for MCPS  
Mr. Robert Hellmuth, Rockville
Affiliation: MCPS


 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Director, Dept. of Correction & Rehabilitation   Chair
Mr. Arthur Wallenstein, Rockville
Affiliation: Dept. of Correction and Rehabilitation

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Director, Dept. of Technology Services  
Mr. Sonny Segal, Rockville
Affiliation: Dept. of Technology Services

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Member of County Legislative Delegation  
Delegate Kathleen Dumais, Annapolis
Affiliation: MD House of Delegates

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Montgomery County Sheriff  
Sheriff Darren Popkin, Rockville
Affiliation: Sheriff's Office

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Police Chief Chevy Chase Village  
Sgt Adventino Dasilva, Chevy Chase
Affiliation: Village of Chevy Chase Police Department

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Police Chief City of Gaithersburg  
Chief Mark Sroka, Gaithersburg
Affiliation: Gaithersburg Police Department

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Police Chief City of Rockville  
Chief T. N. Treschuk, Rockville
Affiliation: City of Rockville Police

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Police Chief City of Takoma Park  
Chief Ronald Ricucci, Takoma Park
Affiliation: City of Takoma Park Police Department

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Police Chief MNCPPC  
Chief Darien Manley, Silver Spring
Affiliation: MNCPPC Police

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Police Chief Montgomery County  
Chief Thomas Manger, Rockville
Affiliation: MCPD

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio Public Defender  
Mr. Brian Shefferman, Esq., Rockville
Affiliation: Public Defender for Montgomery County

 
Type of Position: Ex Officio State's Attorney for Montgomery County  
Hon. John McCarthy, Rockville
Affiliation: State's Attorney for Montgomery County

 
Type of Position: Public   Co/VC
Ms. Chiquita Shands Pollard, Germantown
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public
Ms. Marlene Beckman, Cabin John
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public  
Mr. Steve Berry, Esq., Chevy Chase
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public  
Ms. Vanessa Hall, Silver Spring
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public  
Mr. Vernon Scott, Silver Spring
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public  
Ms. Wendy Stickle, Gaithersburg
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public - MD Bar Member Practicing in County  
Mr. Patrick Hoover, Derwood
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Public - MD Bar Member Practicing in County  
Mr. Patrick Hoover, Derwood
Affiliation: None

 
Type of Position: Victim Services Advisory Board  
Ms. Judith Whiton, Gaithersburg
Affiliation: None

 

Ex-Officio Members, CJCC

The County requests the following 12 individuals to serve as ex-officio members of the Commission:

  1. Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County; Hon. John Debelius, 50 Md. Ave., Rockville
  2. Administrative Judge of the District Court for Montgomery County; Hon. Eugene Wolfe, 27 Courthouse Sq., Rockville
  3. State's Attorney for Montgomery County; Hon. John J. McCarthy, 50 Md. Avenue, Rockville
  4. County Sheriff; Hon. Darren Popkin, 50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville
  5. Clerk of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County; Hon. Loretta Knight--, 50 Maryland. Avenue, Rockville
  6. Public Defender for Montgomery County; Brian Shefferman, 199-P East Montgomery Avenue, Rockville
  7. Chief of the City of Rockville Police Department; Chief T. Treschuk, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville
  8. Chief of the City of Gaithersburg Police Department; Chief Mark Sroka, 14 Fulks Corner Avenue, Gaithersburg,MD 20877
  9. Chief of the City of Takoma Park Police Department; Chief Ronald Ricucci, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park
  10. Chief of the Village of Chevy Chase Police Department; Chief Adventino Dasilva, 5906 Conn. Ave., Chevy Chase 20815
  11. Chief of the Montgomery County Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Police Department; Chief Darien Manley, 12751 Layhill Road, Silver Spring 20906; and
  12. Director of the Department of School Safety and Security for the Montgomery County Public Schools, Robert B. Hellmuth, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville

 

The following 8 individuals are ex-officio members of the Commission:

  1. Chair of the County Council's Public Safety Committee; Phil Andrews, 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville
  2. Chief Administrative Officer; Timothy Firestine, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville
  3. Chief of the County Police Department; Chief J. Thomas Manger, 2350 Research Blvd., Rockville
  4. Director of the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation; Art Wallenstein, 51 Monroe Street, Rockville
  5. Chief of Behavioral Health and Crisis Services of the Department of Health and Human Services; Raymond Crowel, 401 Hungerford Drive, Rockville
  6. Chief of Children, Youth, and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services; Kate Garvey, 401 Hungerford Drive, Rockville (VICE CHAIR)
  7. Director of the Dept. of Technology Services, Sonny Segal, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville
  8. Assistant Chief of the Fire Code Enforcement and Fire Explosive Investigations Sections of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Assistant Chief Michael Donahue, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville

 

 

Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission Montgomery County, Maryland
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