TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 23, 2019
During his final week in office, former Gov. Bill Haslam appointed members to the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation Council. During the prior legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly passed reforms to the state’s juvenile justice system based on recommendations from the Joint Ad-hoc Tennessee Blue Ribbon Task Force on Juvenile Justice. The members appointed by Haslam include: Sen. Raumesh Akbari, Kathy Benedetto of Frontier Health, Judge Andy Brigham, Nashville attorney Cindy Chappell, Rep. Michael Curcio, Dr. Jeff Feix of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, senior advisor to Gov. Bill Lee Brandon Gibson, Rachel Harmon of the Administrative Office of the Courts, Mike Herrmann of the Tennessee Department of Education, Dr. Mary Karpos of the Tennessee Department of Correction, Richard Kennedy of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, Charmaine Kromer of Youth Villages, Shelby County Deputy District Attorney General Ray Lepone, Debbie Miller of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, deputy counsel in the governor's office Clark Milner, Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy, Dr. Altha Stewart of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Julie Warren, State Director of Right on Crime.