This year at the Leadership Institute, the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) introduced an award to honor newer members who have taken on leadership roles in CJCA by mentoring new directors, participating in semiannual meetings and participating on regional and standing committees. The recipients of the first President’s Award were Charles Flanagan of Arizona and Susan Burke of Utah.
Charles Flanagan has been involved with CJCA since his appointment as Director of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections in July 2011. Susan Burke has been involved since her appointment as Director of the Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services, also in July 2011. Charles and Susan both participate on the Western Region Committee and are involved in the CJCA Executive Board of Directors meetings. Flanagan serves as the Chair for the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) committee and Burke for the Recidivism committee.
It is an honor to present this award to Charles and Susan who have demonstrated exemplary service and commitment to improving the lives of youths, families and communities.
- Written by Mike Dempsey
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