Commission On Criminal And Juvenile Justice
Commission on Criminal & Juvenile Justice
63M-7-202 UCA
6 times per year
4 years
Necessary Expenses
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Active
Taylor, Monica
801-538-1856


Cordova, Kim
801-538-1031


Amended 2019 General Session

(1) The commission on criminal and juvenile justice shall be composed of 25 voting members as follows:
(a) the chief justice of the supreme court, as the presiding officer of the judicial council, or a judge designated by the chief justice;
(b) the state court administrator or the state court administrator's designee;
(c) the executive director of the Department of Corrections or the executive director's designee;
(d) the executive director of the Department of Human Services or the executive director's designee;
(e) the commissioner of the Department of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee;
(f) the attorney general or an attorney designated by the attorney general;
(g) the president of the chiefs of police association or a chief of police designated by the association's president;
(h) the president of the sheriffs' association or a sheriff designated by the association's president;
(i) the chair of the Board of Pardons and Parole or a member of the Board of Pardons and Parole designated by the chair;
(j) the chair of the Utah Sentencing Commission or a member of the Utah Sentencing Commission designated by the chair;
(k) the chair of the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council or a member of the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council designated by the chair;
(l) the chair of the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice or a member of the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice designated by the chair;
(m) the chair of the Utah Council on Victims of Crime or the chair's designee or a member of the Utah Council on Victims of Crime designated by the chair;
(n) the executive director of the Salt Lake Legal Defender Association or an attorney designated by the executive director;
(o) the chair of the Utah Indigent Defense Commission or a member of the Indigent Defense Commission designated by the chair;
(p) the Salt Lake County District Attorney or an attorney designated by the district attorney; and
(q) the following members designated to serve four-year terms:
(i) a juvenile court judge, appointed by the chief justice, as presiding officer of the Judicial Council;
(ii) a representative of the statewide association of public attorneys designated by the association's officers;
(iii) one member of the House of Representatives who is appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives; and
(iv) one member of the Senate who is appointed by the president of the Senate.
(2) The governor shall appoint the remaining five members to four-year staggered terms as follows:
(a) one criminal defense attorney appointed from a list of three nominees submitted by the Utah State Bar Association;
(b) one attorney who primarily represents juveniles in delinquency matters appointed from a list of three nominees submitted by the Utah Bar Association;
(c) one representative of public education;
(d) one citizen representative; and
(e) a representative from a local faith who has experience with the criminal justice system.
(3) In addition to the members designated under Subsections (1) and (2), the United States Attorney for the district of Utah or an attorney designated by the United States Attorney may serve as a nonvoting member.
(4) In appointing the members under Subsection (2), the governor shall take into account the geographical makeup of the commission.

 

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Positions
Board member Type Qualification Original Appointment Current Appointment Expiration
Anderson, Jess Ex-Officio Commissioner of Public Safety 10/17/2018 10/17/2018 N/A
Atherton, Judith Member Citizen Member 10/1/2014 01/01/2019 1/1/2023
Cochran, Carrie Member Chairman, Board of Pardons and Parole 1/1/2019 01/01/2019 N/A
Cullimore, Kirk A. Member Member of the Utah State Senate 1/15/2019 01/15/2019 N/A
Fleming, Patrick J. Member Chair of USAAV 5/1/2018 05/01/2018 N/A
Garciaz, Maria J. Member Chair, Utah Board of Juvenile Justice 12/1/2008 12/01/2008 N/A
Haddon, Mike Ex-Officio Executive Director, Dept. of Corrections 10/17/2018 10/17/2018 N/A
Hill, Jean W. Member From a local faith who has experience with the criminal justice system 7/1/2019 07/01/2019 N/A
Hutchings, Eric K. Member Member of the House of Representatives 9/15/2003 09/15/2003 N/A
Larsen, Mike Member Chief's Association 4/1/2006 04/01/2006 N/A
Lindsley, Elizabeth A. Member 3rd District Juvenile Court Judges Rep. 10/1/2006 10/01/2006 N/A
Low, Thomas Ex-Officio Designee for 3rd District Chief Justice 9/1/2013 09/01/2013 N/A
Maldonado, Dan Member Director, Division of Youth Corrections 8/1/2005 08/01/2005 N/A
Mckelvie, Richard Member non-voting member appointed by the U.S. Attorney for Utah 10/1/1998 10/01/1998 N/A
Moffat, Mark Member Criminal Defense Lawyer--appointed from a list submitted by the Utah State Bar Association 1/1/2013 01/01/2013 N/A
Nelson, Lynn Member Sheriffs Association 6/1/2002 06/01/2002 N/A
Noonan, Mary Ex-Officio State Court Administrator 1/15/2019 01/15/2019 N/A
Norman, Patty A. Member Public Education Representative 7/1/2019 07/01/2019 N/A
Reyes, Sean Ex-Officio Utah Attorney General 12/23/2013 12/23/2013 N/A
Richards, Reed M. Member Crime Victim Council designee 4/1/2002 04/01/2002 N/A
Robinson, Ryan Ex-Officio Statewide Association of Prosecutors 1/1/2019 01/01/2019 1/1/2023
Stohl, Lana Member Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health 10/18/2010 10/18/2010 N/A
Walker, Carlene M. Member Chair, Sentencing Commission 8/1/2009 08/01/2009 N/A
Williams, Tasha Member Utah Bar Association rep. 7/1/2019 07/01/2019 N/A