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 / Representing

- Janet Federico appointed by Sedgwick County
- Richard Vargas appointed by Sedgwick County
- Kelli Grant appointed by Sedgwick County
- Sandra Clinard-Flanders appointed by the City of Derby
- Brent Allred, Captain (Chief of Police)
- Judge Kevin O’Connor (Administrative Judge) 
- Captain Cody Alexander (Sheriff) 
- Professor Michael Birzer (Education) appointed by Sedgwick County
- Peter Shay (Probation) 
- Aaron Breitenbach (District Attorney) 
- Sean Gates appointed by the City of Wichita
- Patricia Houston appointed by Sedgwick County
- AlmaAnn Jones appointed by the City of Wichita

2022 Meetings

2021 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

- Amanda Kingrey (Education) appointed by Sedgwick County
- Karen Countryman-Roswum appointed by Sedgwick County
- Jason Stephens, Captain (Chief of Police)
- Aaron Bohannon 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
- Karen Dunlap appointed by City of Derby
- Taunya Rutenbeck appointed by Sedgwick County
- Peter Shay, Chief Probation Officer (Probation)
- Taishma Owens-Council appointed by Sedgwick County
- Pending appointment by Sedgwick County
- Lieutenant Clayton Barth (Sheriff)
- Judge Kellie Hogan (Administrative Judge)
- Shantel Westbrook (Mental Health)
- Grant Brazill, Defense Attorney (Administrative Judge)

Purpose

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.

Duties

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

2022 Meetings

  • January 7, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • February 4, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • March 4, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
  • April 1, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • May 6, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • June 3, 2022- Agenda | Minutes
  • July 8, 2022 (2nd Friday) - Agenda | Minutes 
  • August 5, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • September 9, 2022 (2nd Friday) - Agenda | Minutes
  • October 7, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • November 4, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
  • December 2, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes 

2021 Meetings

  • January  7, 2021 – Team Justice Workgroup Meeting - This meeting is conducted in person and  through Zoom

  • January 8, 2021 (2nd Friday) - Agenda | Minutes - This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom
  • January  21, 2021 – Team Justice Workgroup Meeting - This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom

  • January  28, 2021 – Team Justice Workgroup Meeting - This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom

  • February 5, 2021 - Agenda | Minutes – This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom
  • February 10, 2021 – Team Justice Workgroup Meeting- This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom

  • March 1, 2021 – Team Justice Workgroup Meeting- This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom
  • March 5, 2021 - Agenda | Minutes - This meeting is conducted in person and through Zoom
  • April 2, 2021 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • May 7, 2021 -  Agenda | Minutes 
  • June 4, 2021 - Cancelled
  • July 9, 2021 (2nd Friday) - Agenda | Minutes 
  • August 6, 2021 - Agenda | Minutes 
  • September 10, 2021 (2nd Friday) - Agenda | Minutes
  • October 8, 2021 - Cancelled
  • November 5, 2021 - Agenda | Minutes
  • December 3, 2021 - AgendaMinutes will be posted once approved