Dallas county criminal justice advisory board

Leadership


The Chair for the 2014-2015 term is Dr. Elba Garcia, Dallas County Commissioner, District 4. The Vice Chair is Chief Charles M. Cato, Dallas Police Department. The daily operations of the CJAB are managed by the Dallas County Criminal Justice Department with Director Ron Stretcher and CJAB Coordinator Duane Steele. Questions regarding CJAB documents, agendas, and meetings can be directed to 214.875.2429.

CJAB is comprised of two primary bodies; the Executive Committee and the General Membership Committee. The Executive Committee Members are established in the by-laws. The current members are:

Chair Members:
CJAB Chair – The Honorable Elba Garcia, Dallas County Commissioner, District 4
CJAB Co-Chair – Chief Charles M. Cato, Dallas Police Department

Standing Committee Chair Members:
Corrections – The Honorable John Wiley Price, Dallas County Commissioner, District 3
Pre-Trial/Diversion – Ron Stretcher, Director, Dallas County Criminal Justice
Courts – Judge Gracie Lewis, Presiding Judge Criminal District Court #3
Fair Defense – Lynn Richardson, Dallas County Chief Public Defender
Jurisprudence – Ellyce Lindberg, Asst. District Attorney
Justice of the Peace – Judge Steve Seider, JP Pct. Pl 3
Juvenile Justice – Dr. Terry Snow Smith, Director, Juvenile Services
Law Enforcement – Chief Jim Spivey, Richardson Police Department
Public Policy – The Honorable Adam Medrano, Dallas City Council, District 2
Re-Entry – Christina Crain, Unlocking DOORS
Research – Dr. Robert G. Morris, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
Serial Inebriate Program (SIP) - Ron Stretcher, Director, Dallas County Criminal Justice Dept.

Additional Executive Members:
Commissioners Court – The Honorable Clay Jenkins, Dallas County Judge
City of Dallas – The Honorable Mike Rawlings, Mayor
Dallas County R & B 1 – Chief Jim Spivey, Richardson Police Department
Dallas County R & B 2 – Chief Sidney Fuller, Farmers Branch Department
Dallas County R & B 3 – Chief Ed Morris, Balch Springs Department
Dallas County R & B 4 – Chief Robert Brown, Duncanville Police Department
The Honorable Lupe Valdez, Dallas County Sheriff
The Honorable Susan Hawk, Dallas County District Attorney
The Honorable Gracie Lewis, Presiding Judge Criminal District Court #3
The Honorable Tina Yoo, Presiding Judge of County Criminal Court #8
The Honorable Felicia Pitre, District Clerk
The Honorable John F. Warren, County Clerk
Chief David Brown, Dallas Police Department
Jacqueline Dickerson, Regional Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Jay Dewald, Assistant U.S. Attorney
Lynn Richardson, Dallas County Chief Public Defender