Corrections Advisory Boards

Community Corrections Advisory Board

This board actively participates in the formulation of comprehensive plans for the development, implementation and operation of corrections services funded through the Community Corrections Act. Furthermore, the SCCC Advisory Board shall make formal recommendations to the Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners at least annually concerning the comprehensive plan and/or the Community Corrections Act grant request, its implementation and operation.

The board was established on May 21, 1980 by resolution #119-1980. The board consists of 13 appointed members, including:

1) The Sheriff of Sedgwick County or designee; 2) the Chief of Police for Wichita or designee; 3) the District Attorney of the 18th Judicial District or designee; 4) the Administrative Judge of the 18th Judicial District or designee; 5) an educational professional; 6) a probation officer designated by the administrative judge; 7) four members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners; and, 8) three members appointed by the City Council.

Current Members

- Mark Orr appointed by Sedgwick County
- Ignacio Ayala appointed by Sedgwick County
- Kelli Grant appointed by Sedgwick County
- Mary San Martin appointed by the City of Wichita
- Paul Duff, Captain (Chief of Police)
- Judge Kevin O’Connor (Administrative Judge) City & County joint appointee
- Captain James Convey (Sheriff) City & County joint appointee
- Professor Michael Birzer (Education) City & County joint appointee
- Peter Shay (Probation) City & County joint appointee
- Ann Swegle (District Attorney) City & County joint appointee
- Joshua Wright appointed by the City of Wichita
- Lashonda Garnes appointed by Sedgwick County
- Sara Finney-Tolson appointed by the City of Wichita

2020 Meetings

2019 Meetings

Team Justice - Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board

The 17-member Board meets monthly and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding the ongoing needs of juveniles in the community. Read the bylaws.

Current Members / Representing

- Gilbert (Gil) Alvarez appointed by Sedgwick County
- Karen Countryman-Roswum appointed by Sedgwick County
- Paul Duff, Captain (Chief of Police)
- Corinthian Kelly appointed by the City of Wichita
- Mark Masterson appointed by the City of Wichita
- Terri Moses appointed by Sedgwick County
- Ron Paschal (District Attorney)
- Kristin Peterman appointed by Sedgwick County
- Helena Popejoy appointed by City of Wichita
- Taunya Rutenbeck appointed by Sedgwick County
- Peter Shay, Chief Probation Officer (Probation)
- Dan Soliday appointed by Sedgwick County
- Lieutenant KeeKee Taylor (Sheriff)
- Judge Kellie Hogan (Administrative Judge)
- Shantel Westbrook (Mental Health)


The Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board shall:

  • Provide a vision and guidance on juvenile justice matters;
  • Evaluate publicly funded juvenile justice programs and services;
  • Modify the juvenile justice comprehensive strategic plan periodically;
  • Be a catalyst for improved networking of all services to youth and families;
  • Facilitate Grants for juvenile justice programs and services in Sedgwick County;
  • Advocate for all youth in Sedgwick County.


The Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board shall:

  • Review information on risks and resources for youth at least once every three years;
  • Conduct a series of community meetings on juvenile justice at least once each year;
  • Participate in appropriate activities sponsored by the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority;
  • Review performance measures information on all publicly funded juvenile justice programs;
  • Review grant applications related to juvenile justice programs in Sedgwick County

2020 Meetings

  • January 3, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes
  • February 7, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes
  • March 2, 2020 - Team Justice Work Group | Minutes
  • March 6, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • March 20, 2020- Team Justice Work Group | Minutes Meeting location changed to 700 S. Hydraulic. This meeting was primarily conducted through WebEx.
  • April 3, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes Meeting location changed to 700 S. Hydraulic. This meeting was primarily conducted through WebEx.
  • May 1, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes Cancelled
  • June 5, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes Cancelled
  • July 10, 2020 (2nd Friday) - Agenda | Minutes
  • August 7, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes
  • September 4, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes
  • October 2, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes
  • November 6, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes
  • December 4, 2020 - Agenda | Minutes

2019 Meetings