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MARICOPA COUNTY COMMISSION ON JUSTICE SYSTEM INTERVENTION FOR THE SERIOUSLY MENTALLY ILL

MISSION: The commission shall act in an advisory role to the Board of Supervisors on matters pertaining to individuals identified as seriously mentally ill and their interactions, or possible interactions, with the Maricopa County Justice System. The commission shall make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors as appropriate.

 

       
CURRENT MEMBERS:      
Carolyn Allen 

Carolyn Allen
Arizona State Senate

 
 

Nancy Barto
Arizona House of Representatives

Don Stapley 
Don Stapley
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, District 2
 
Andy Kunasek 

Andy Kunasek
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, District 3

 
Rosa Mroz
Maricopa County Superior Court
 

 

MaryAnne Majestic
City of Tempe Municipal Court
Jeremy Mussman 
Jeremy Mussman
Maricopa County Public Defender's Office
 
Barbara Marshall 
Barbara Marshall
Maricopa County Attorney's Office               
 
MaryEllen Sheppard
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
 
 
Betty Adams
Maricopa County Correctional Health Services
 
Elizabeth Evans
Maricopa County Superior Court
 
 
Lee Ann Bohn
Maricopa County Office of Management and Budget       
 
Penny Stinson
Maricopa County Adult Probation
 
 
Rebekah Trexlar
Maricopa County Adult Probation
 
Dr. Laura Nelson
Arizona Department of Health Services
 
 
Nick Margiotta
City of Phoenix Police Department 
 
Dr. Carol Olson
Maricopa Integrated Health District    
      Diana Yazzie Devine    
Native American Connections 
    
Dr. Carlos Carrera
Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
     Shelley Curran
Magellan Health Services               
    
Lynne Lagarde    
Earl, Curley & Lagarde, P.C.  
                                              


MEETINGS
:
The Commission meets when there are matters requiring discussion or at the call of the chairman.  Meeting notices will be posted in the lobby area of 301 W. Jefferson Street at least 24 hours in advance of a meeting, announcing the date, time, and location.

MEETING NOTICE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: Link to Disclosure Statement

LIAISON: Amy Rex, Justice System Coordinator, (602) 506-1310

FORMATION AUTHORITY: Approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 15, 2004.

COMPOSITION: 21 Members:
Two members of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Two members of the judiciary - one representing the Maricopa County Superior Court and one representing Limited Jurisdiction Courts
Two members from the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department - one of whom will represent the Pre-Trial Division
One Mental Health Court Coordinator for Maricopa County Superior Court
One member from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
One member from the Maricopa County Attorney's Office
One member from the Maricopa County Public Defender's Office
One member representing the mental health advocacy community
One member from the state Department of Health Services
One member from the Regional Behavioral Health Authority
One member from the Maricopa County Correctional Health Services Department
One member from the Maricopa County Office of Management and Budget
Two members from the Arizona State Legislature
One member representing local law enforcement
One member representing veteran's affairs
One member representing Native Americans
One member representing continuity of care issues

DUTIES AND POWERS: The commission shall act in an advisory role to the Board of Supervisors on matters pertaining to individuals identified as seriously mentally ill and their interactions, or possible interactions, with the Maricopa County Justice System. The commission shall make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors as appropriate.