Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

The Fort Wayne and Allen County community come together for the common purpose of administering to the needs of law enforcement and detention in our community. The persons at the table today go further by committing resources and cooperation with Community Corrections to better the lives of the individuals we serve. We are thankful for your contribution and continue to look forward to ongoing collaboration and mutual support

Therese Brown
Commissioner, Allen County
Pos: Lay Person/Commissioner Appt.
Honorable Ashley Hand, Judge**
Allen Circuit Court
Position: Judge with Criminal Jurisdiction
Troy Hershberger
Sheriff, Allen County
Position: County Sheriff
April Winfield
Allen County Juvenile Center
Juvenile Probation Officer
Honorable Frances Gull, Judge *
Allen Superior Court
Position: Judge with Criminal Jurisdiction
Elisha Harris, Assistant Chaplain
Allen County Jail Ministry
Pos: Ex-Offender
Chief Scott Caudill
Proxy for Mayor of Fort Wayne
Mayor of Fort Wayne
Pos: Executive / Mayor
Rev. Bill McGill ***
Pos: Lay Person/Commissioner Appt.
William Lebrato
Chief Public Defender
Pos: Public Defender
Ahsan Mahmood
Parkview Behavioral Health Institute 
Pos: Mental Health Administrator
Bob Armstong
Allen County Council Member
 * Chairperson
** Vice-Chairperson
*** Secretary/Treasurer
Thet Khine Min
Allen County Juvenile Center
Pos: JDAI Coordinator
F. Nelson Peters, IV
Commissioner, Allen County
Pos: Other
Honorable Andrea R. Trevino, Judge
Allen Superior Court
Pos: Judge with Juvenile Jurisdiction
Gradlin (Grady) Pruitt
L.C. Ward Education Center
Pos: Education Administrator
Michael McAlexander*
Prosecuting Attorney, Allen County
Pos: Prosecutor
Melissa Hayden
Department of Child Services
Pos: Director of Department of Child Services
Catherine Maggart
Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
Pos: Victim/Victim Advocate
Eric Zimmerman
Adult Probation Department, Chief
Pos: Probation Officer
Spencer Feighner
Attorney
Pos: Of Counsel / County Attorney
Advisory Board – Non-Member
Honorable David Zent, Judge
Allen Superior Court
Appointed by Commissioners
Kim Churchward
Allen County Community Corrections, Executive Dir.
Pos: Ex-Officio / Agency Executive

Allen County does not engage in illegal discrimination.  No person shall be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, a program, service, or activity of Allen County, or be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, religion, income status, or limited English proficiency.  Any individual with a disability who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Allen County, should contact the Allen County ADA and Title VI Coordinator Laura Maser, (260) 449-7555, laura.maser@allencounty.us, as soon as possible but no later than seventy-two (72) hours before the scheduled event.  Individuals requiring special language services should contact the Allen County ADA and Title VI Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the date on which the services will be needed.

Advisory Board Meeting Dates

All meetings will take place in Room 2A/2B at Allen County Community Corrections at 12pm.

 

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Thursday, October 24, 2024

Thursday, December 5, 2024

Local JRAC Meeting Dates

All meetings will take place in Room 2A/2B at Allen County Community Corrections at 12:30pm.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Thursday, October 24, 2024

Thursday, December 5, 2024

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