Introduction

The advisory council consists of:

  • the executive director of TJJD or the executive director's designee;
  • the director of probation services of TJJD or the director's designee;
  • the director of state services of TJJD or the director’s designee;
  • the commissioner of human services or the commissioner's designee;
  • two juvenile court judges, appointed by the TJJD Board of Directors;
  • one representative of the county commissioners courts, appointed by the TJJD Board of Directors; and
  • seven chief juvenile probation officers, appointed by the TJJD Board of Directors, with representation from each of the following:
    • the seven Juvenile Probation Chiefs Associations in Texas;
    • a county with fewer than 7500 juveniles;
    • a county with at least 7500, but fewer than 80,000 juveniles; and
    • a county with 80,000 or more juveniles.

Council Members

Ed Cockrell, Chair


Jefferson County Juvenile Probation
5326 Hwy 69
South Beaumont, TX 77705

PH (409) 722-7474 | FX (409) 722-2755
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Lynn Hadnot, Vice-Chair


Collin County Juvenile Probation
4690 Community Avenue, Suite 100
McKinney, TX 75071

PH (972) 548-6470 | FX (972) 547-5069
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Mark Allen (Honorable)


Jasper County Judge
121 North Austin, Room 106
Jasper, TX 75951

PH (409) 384-2612 | FX (409) 384-9745
Designation: County Commissioner’s Court

Christy Ashworth-Mazerolle


Family & Youth Services
701 W. 51st Street MC W-157
Austin, TX 78751

PH (512) 840-7917 | FX (512) 339-5927
Designation: CPS Director of Permanency

Marc Bitner


Marc Bitner
1701 East Polk
Burnet, TX 78611

PH (512) 756-5470 | FX (512) 756-4738
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Karina Browning


Upton / Reagan Juvenile Chief
PO Box 876
205 E. 10th Street
Rankin, TX 79778

PH (432) 693-2170 | FX (432) 693-2869
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Homer Flores


Nueces County Juvenile Probation
2310 Gollihar Rd
Corpus Christi, TX 78415

PH (361) 855-7303 | FX (361) 852-5846
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Shanna Floyd


100th Judicial District
P.O. Box 37
Panhandle, TX 79068

PH (806) 279-2153 | FX (806) 537-4579
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Natalia Oakes (Honorable)


313th Juvenile District Court
1200 Congress Avenue, 5th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002

PH (713) 222-4900 | FX (713) 222-4909
Designation: Juvenile Court Judge

Melanie Ramsey


Nacogdoches County Juvenile Probation
2723 Center Hwy
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

PH (936) 560-7710 | FX (936) 560-7811
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Lou Serrano


Texas Juvenile Justice Department
P.O. Box 12757
Austin, TX 78711

PH (512) 917-0985 | FX (512) 490-7717
Designation: TJJD Deputy Executive Director, Probation Services

Larry Thorne (Honorable)


317th District Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
1149 Pearl St.
Beaumont, TX 77701

PH (409) 835-8588 | FX (409) 838-2376
Designation: Juvenile Court Judge

Upcoming Meetings

Friday, September 16, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Travis County Juvenile Probation Dept.
Gardner-Betts Training Room
2515 South Congress Ave
Austin, Tx. 78704

Documents

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