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COMMUNITY RESTORATIVE JUSTICE COMMISSION 
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Legislative Reference
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09-26-00 Resolution 00-364 Established Commission

01-08-02 Resolution 02-008 Amended

06-24-08  By Resolution No. 08-228

04-14-09  By Resolution 09-219 Bylaws.

04-06-10 Bylaws Amended

05-03-11 By Resolution 11-134 Bylaws amended

Membership:  The Community Restorative Justice Commission consists 19 members:

  • The Chief Probation Officer or his/her designee;

  • The District Attorney or his/her designee;

  • The Public Defender or his/her designee;

  • One member of the Board of Supervisors;

A member who is an elected official, the Chief Probation Officer or the Public Defender may designate a representative to participate and vote at meetings if he/she is unable to attend

Additionally, 15 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors,

  • Five residents who have been victims of a crime, appointed by each Supervisor;

  • Nine appointees, to establish a broad-based community representation on the Commission, including:

    • One Local correctional professional

    • One State member of the Monterey County Chief Law Enforcement Officers’
      Association

    • One mayor of a city in Monterey County

    • One student attending a college, university or a Monterey County High School

    • One person who has personal experience with the criminal justice system

    • One member of the faith community

    • One business person

    • One educator

    • One official of a non-profit organization concerned with law enforcement and
      victim’s rights.

Terms: The initial appointments were for two-year terms. Appointments now will be for three-year terms. The Chief Probation Officer, the Chief Assistant District Attorney and the Public Defender all serve as long as he/she holds office. The Board member serves a three-year term.

Qualifications & Functions:  The Commission oversees community education on restorative justice issues and reviews and evaluates restorative justice needs, services, facilities and special concerns. In addition, the Commission oversees the partnership between probation, law enforcement, the judiciary, and the Community Justice Commission on the Central Coast, the community based non-profit corporation established to implement restorative justice in Monterey County.

The Commission makes recommendations to the Probation Department and Law Enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, and the Coordinated Trial Courts for the successful implementation of restorative justice principles.

Meeting Date, Time and Place: Meetings are held once a month at a place and time to be determined by the Commission.

Staff Contact: Pascuala Rios-Commission Secretary
                        Probation Department 755-3961

 Each Supervisor appoints a person who has been a victim of a crime. 

District

Name

Appointed

Expires

1

Angie Ortega

10-01-13

10-01-17

2

Bertha Gonzalez

09-11-12

12-31-14

3

Veronika Barajas

04-08-14

03-11-17

4

Cheryl Ward-Kaiser

05-08-12

04-11-15

5

Kathleen Bauer 06-12-12

06-12-15

 Full Board Appointments 

Name

Appointed

Expires

Supervisor Jane Parker

District 4

01-07-14

12-31-14

Manuel Real

Chief Probation Officer

02-27-04

TBD

Terry Spitz

District Attorney

01-11-05 TBD

James Egar

Public Defender

   

Connie White,

Offender Representative

06-12-12

06-12-15

Frank O'Connell,

Business Representative

10-04-11 09-27-14

Mayor John Huerta,

Mayor Representative - Greenfield

12-10-13 10-26-16

Deborah Carrillo,

Non-profit representative

06-12-12 06-12-15

Vivienne Moore,

Faith Representative

02-25-14 01-29-17

Unscheduled Vacancy

State Corrections Representative

  03-20-15

Chief Philip Penko,

Law Enforcement

02-09-10 09-16-11

Diana M. McKibben

Student Representative

07-30-13 07-30-16

Vacant

Alt. Student Representative

  04-27-13

Dr. Juvenal Luza

Superintendent Representative

09-10-13

05-17-14

Commander John Mihu

Corrections Representative

11-01-11 11-01-14

                

 
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