Introduction

The Advisory Council on Juvenile Services assists the Texas Juvenile Justice Department by:

  • determining the needs and problems of county juvenile boards and probation departments;
  • conducting long-range strategic planning;
  • reviewing existing or newly proposed standards affecting juvenile probation programs, services, or facilities; and
  • analyzing the potential cost impact on probation departments of new standards proposed by the board.

Council Members

Membership Overview

The advisory council consists of:

  • two juvenile court judges, appointed by the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas;
  • three chief juvenile probation officers, appointed by the Juvenile Justice Association of Texas;
  • the executive director of TJJD or the executive director's designee;
  • the commissioner of human services or the commissioner's designee;
  • one representative of the county commissioners courts, appointed by the Texas Association of Counties; and
  • the director of probation services of TJJD or the director's designee.

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

Camille Cain

Texas Juvenile Justice Department
P.O. Box 12757
Austin, TX 78711-2757

PH (512) 490-7004 | FX (512) 490-7717
Designation: TJJD Executive Director

Shandra Carter


Texas Juvenile Justice Department
P.O. Box 12757
Austin, Texas 78711
 
PH (512) 490-7612 I FX (512) 490-7140 
Designation: TJJD Deputy Executive Director, State Services

Debra Emerson

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

PH (512) 438-4760 | FX (512) 339-5927
Designation: DFPS/HHSC

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

Ron Quiros

Guadalupe County Juvenile Probation
2613 N. Guadalupe St.
Seguin, TX 78155

PH (830) 303-1274 | FX (830) 303-5276
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

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

Teri Trull


452nd Judicial District
P.O. Box 548
Brady, Texas 76825-0548

PH (325) 597-2753 I FX (325) 597-0723
Designation: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Upcoming Meetings

Friday, October 8, 2021 at 10:00 AM

This meeting will be held virtually.

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