JJGRTF Role: Leadership Committee Member

Description: Serve as primary vehicle for moving work out of the task force through implementation in the county.


  • In alignment with the task force’s vision, mission, and value statements lead the creation and implementation of viable policy, practice, and program solutions.
  • Prioritizes and commits to collecting and sharing county data pertaining to the incarceration of youth on the girls’ side of the juvenile justice system.
  • Fulfills two-year term length responsibilities committing a minimum of 3-5 hours a month with the capacity to dedicate more time according to task force needs.
  • Attend quarterly general body meetings and monthly Leadership Committee meetings.

Community Connectivity

  • Leadership Committee members are respected stakeholder within the county, interacting effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, young people, and other child serving systems throughout the county and state while employing a nonhierarchical lens.
  • Willing to leverage robust social and political county network when necessary to complete key actions and implement advocacy-based solutions that support the task force in achieving identified goals.
  • Assess and address personal knowledge gaps, as well as respective organization’s ineffective and harmful practices, policies, and programs.

Strategic Planning

  • Make decisions on behalf of their organization or has a direct line to the person who can make decisions to help with moving through red tape and barriers more quickly. Ideally, able to execute critical tasks, requests, and decisions to advance the JJGRTF work with little to no need for higher approval.
  • Based in quantitative and qualitative data of girls and gender non-conforming youth engage in collaborative development and implementation of the task force’s 3–5-year goals, and strategic and sustainability plans to position the county as leaders in the field. This includes establishing and managing plans of action for: decision-making; barriers and threats; institutionalization; data driven and advocacy-based solution development and evaluation; publishing task force progression; county data collection and sharing; and awareness and outreach.
  • Assist co-chairs in overseeing and managing task force strategic and sustainability plans.
  • Seek counsel from general body and assemble ad hoc and standing subcommittees, as needed

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