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Website Updates for October 20 - November 2, 2011

Officers - The Commission elected the following officers at the 2011 Annual Business Meeting:
  • Chair - Terry Clark, PA
  • Vice Chair - Summer Foxworth, CO
  • Treasurer - Phil Cox, OR
Advisory Opinions - The Executive Committee released the new Advisory Opinion 4-2011.
By-laws - Read the amended by-laws here.

Legal Memo - View the new legal memo for guidance on transferring juveniles to and from non-member states here.

Training Evaluation - Did you attend the training sessions offered at the 2011 Annual Business Meeting? Take a moment and complete an evaluation here.

Compact Office Updates

District of Columbia - Please welcome Michael Umpierre as the Commissioner for the District of Columbia. His contact information is below:
Michael Umpierre, Commissioner
District of Columbia ICJ Office
Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services
450 H St., N.W. 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
T: (202) 727-1836 

+ Virginia - Runaway Coordinator Connie Richardson is on leave from October 12 - December 12, 2011. Please send all runaway referrals to Letta Porter Jones during this time.

Vermont - Due to flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene, please contact the VT ICJ in the following manner:
Please continue to use the Waterbury mailing address. There will be a delay in processing of mail by up to a week. Please e-mail or call the VT ICJ Office prior to sending physical mail.

Important Reminders

+ Compact Office Directory - If you would like specific information listed on your Compact Office Directory or state page regarding who to contact for runaways, parole, probation and general correspondence, please click here to submit those changes.

+ HTML Rules - The ICJ Rules are now available in a Step-by-Step HTML format.

+ Bench Book for Judges & Court Personnel - Available for download in PDF

+ Training and Technical Assistance - Training and Technical Assistance is available to Compact Offices at no charge. Contact Jack Branum at for more information.

+ Training Report Form - Have you recently conducted training in your state? Make sure your statistics are counted by using the online training reporting form.

+ Submitting Announcements - The deadline to post comments in the weekly newsletter is 12:00pm EST on each Tuesday. Please submit announcements to


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