Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is empowered to act on behalf of the Interstate Commission during periods when the Interstate Commission is not in session, with the exception of rulemaking and/or amendments to the compact.  The power of the Executive Committee is subject to any limitations imposed by the Commission, the Compact, or its By-laws.

The Executive Committee is responsible for monitoring the health, needs, and accomplishments of the Commission while also ensuring the organization operates according to its By-laws.  As described in  ICJ Article III (F), the functions include, but are not limited to: 

  • Financial management;
  • Strategic planning;
  • Scheduling of full Commission meetings;
  • Oversight of day-to-day activities of the administration of the compact, managed by the Executive Director;
  • Administration of enforcement and compliance activities; and
  • Performs such other duties as directed by the Interstate Commission or set forth in the By-laws.

Meeting Dates:

October 17, 2019
November 21, 2019
December 19, 2019
January 16, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 13, 2020 - special meeting
March 19, 2020
April 14, 2020
April 23, 2020 - special meeting
May 21, 2020
June 18, 2020
July 16, 2020
August 20, 2020
September 17, 2020


Chair

Jacey R. Rader

Commissioner, Nebraska

Jacey Rader was appointed as Assistant Deputy Administrator of the Administration & Operations Division in May of 2018.  Jacey serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) and the Interstate Commission for Juveniles in the State of Nebraska. Jacey graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2002 and has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. She began her career with probation in 2004, and served as a probation officer until 2013, when she was promoted to Compliance Officer with the Administrative Office of Probation. In 2014, she was appointed to the Deputy Compact Administrator position and currently serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). 

Vice Chair

Jedd Pelander

Commissioner, Washington

Jedd Pelander currently serves as the Interstate Compact for Juveniles Commissioner for Washington State within the Department of Children, Youth & Families - Juvenile Rehabilitation Programs.   Jedd has worked in State Government for over fifteen years in direct service, supervisory and administrative roles. Jedd received his Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Central Washington University in 2003.  Jedd currently provides administration of Washington State’s Juvenile Sex Offender Programs in institutional and community programs.  Jedd is a current member of Washington’s States Sex Offender Policy Board and is the Chair of Washington State’s End Of Sentence Review Committee for juveniles.    

Treasurer

Nate Lawson

Commissioner/Finance Committee Chair/UNITY Coordinator, Ohio

Nata Lawson was appointed as the Commissioner for the Ohio Interstate Compact for Juveniles Office in February of 2018.  Nate has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree from Bowling Green State University as well as a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree from the University of Cincinnati.  Nate began working for the Ohio Department of Youth Services in 2000 as a Juvenile Parole Officer and over his 19 years of state service has held the following positions: Juvenile Parole Officer, Social Worker II, Juvenile Parole Services Supervisor, Parole Regional Administrator, and Standards and Accreditation Administrator. 

Immediate Past Chair

Anne Connor

Deputy Compact Administrator/Designee/UNITY Coordinator, Idaho

Anne joined the Idaho ICJ Office as the official Designee in December 2017. Anne was previously the ICJ Commissioner for Nevada, having been appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval on November 28, 2012. She began her Interstate career at the Nevada ICJ Office in March 2010, coming from the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services and the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office. As the sole practitioner in the Nevada ICJ Office, Anne was responsible for the day to day operations of the Nevada ICJ Office and provided training to juvenile parole and probation staff across the state regarding ICJ.

Anne was responsible for the development of an internal database to track Nevada’s ICJ youth in 2010 and was a designated “power user” representing the West Region in the development of the National database (JIDS) currently used by all member states within the ICJ. She has been one of two JIDS Trainers since the system went live in November 2012 and is currently involved in the development of ICJ’s new UNITY database. As the Chair of the Training, Education and Public Relations Committee from 2015-2017, Anne presented trainings on a variety of topics including Rules, Rule Amendments, JIDS, JIDS Enhancements and Returning Youth via ICJ.  In addition, she has been privileged to provide training about the ICJ to national juvenile justice stakeholders such as NCJFCJ and APPA. After assisting in the development of a Best Practice for States in Transition, Anne provided countless hours of support, training and technical assistance via WebEx, by phone and on-site to member states across the country. She was also, along with the four Region Representatives, one of the designated ICJ Mentors for the Commission from 2014-2019.

In October 2012, Anne was elected as the Western Region Chair and in October 2013, she was elected as the Vice Chair of the National Interstate Commission serving until August 2015. Anne served as Chair of the Training, Education and Public Relations Committee as well as the Human Trafficking Ad Hoc Committee from 2015-2017. In September 2017, Anne was elected as the Commission's Chair and served 2 terms. She received the ICJ Commission’s Leadership Award in 2015 and again in 2018 in recognition of her dedication to the National Commission for Juveniles.

Compliance Committee Chair

Natalie Dalton

Commissioner/UNITY Coordinator, Virginia

Natalie currently serves as the Interstate Compact for Juveniles Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned a BA in Sociology from Roanoke College. Natalie has worked for the Department of Juvenile Justice for over 20 years. Prior to ICJ, her roles have included probation officer, supervisor and program administrator. Natalie has served on several ICJ committees including Information and Technology, Special Projects, Compliance, and the Unity Business Analysis Team. She previously served as the Vice Chair and is currently Chair of the Compliance Committee.   

Finance Committee Chair

Nate Lawson

Commission Treasurer/Commissioner/UNITY Coordinator, Ohio

Nata Lawson was appointed as the Commissioner for the Ohio Interstate Compact for Juveniles Office in February of 2018.  Nate has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree from Bowling Green State University as well as a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree from the University of Cincinnati.  Nate began working for the Ohio Department of Youth Services in 2000 as a Juvenile Parole Officer and over his 19 years of state service has held the following positions: Juvenile Parole Officer, Social Worker II, Juvenile Parole Services Supervisor, Parole Regional Administrator, and Standards and Accreditation Administrator. 

Rules Committee Chair

Tracy Hudrlik

Commissioner/Compact Office/Deputy Compact Administrator, Minnesota

Tracy Hudrlik is currently the ICAOS Deputy Compact Administrator and the ICJ Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Corrections. In this role, she is responsible to provide statewide direction, planning and coordination of all activities related to the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision and Interstate Compact on Juveniles. She is the primary liaison between the Department of Corrections and the courts, corrections agencies, attorneys, law enforcement, compact staff across the country and other agencies with regard to the Interstate Compact process. Tracy has worked in the field of corrections for over 25 years, holding positions in both Minnesota and Wisconsin ranging from Probation and Parole Agent to Interstate Compact Commissioner.

Training Committee Chair

Summer Foxworth

Commissioner/Deputy Compact Administrator/UNITY Coordinator, Colorado

Summer Foxworth is the currently serves as the Interstate Compact for Juveniles Commissioner for the State of Colorado.   Summer has worked for the Colorado Division of Youth Services for 25 years and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.  Ms. Foxworth started her career with the Division of Youth Services in 1994 as a Security Services Officer at Gilliam Youth Services Center and did this for three years before accepting a position with the Staff Development Office where she trained new employees during a two-week training academy.  She then accepted the ICJ position in 2000.  Summer served on the Executive Board for the Association of Juvenile Compact Administrators (AJCA) for numerous years, and was awarded the William L. Frederick Award from AJCA in 2006 for outstanding service, contribution and dedication to the Juvenile Compact and Corrections.  Summer continued to serve when the Interstate Commission for Juveniles was adopted in 2008 and has held the following positions: Vice Chair, Chair of the Compliance Committee and Western Region Representative (numerous times) and has served on the Finance Committee, and Technology Committee.

Summer and her husband of 21 years and have two children.  Cornelius is a sophomore at Arizona State University and Nyema is a junior in High School.  Summer serves as an Usher at True Light Baptist Church and is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., she is an avid reader and is the president of the Circle of Sister Book Club which she helped to start in 1998. 

East Regional Representative

Rebecca Moore

Designee, Massachusetts

Becki Moore is Director of Community of Operations and ICJ Deputy Compact Administrator at the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services and has worked in juvenile justice for over 20 years. Ms. Moore served as a field-based case manager for a community-based provider agency working with youth committed to the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services (DYS); since 2001, she has worked directly for DYS in several capacities. Most recently, Ms. Moore has worked out of the DYS Commissioner’s Office as the Director of Community Operations and ICJ Deputy Compact Administrator. In this role, she is responsible for the statewide oversight of community re-entry and supervision practices for all youth committed to DYS as well as for formerly committed youth engaged with DYS through a voluntary service agreement. Ms. Moore’s primary responsibilities in this role are policy development, quality assurance, data management, outcome measurement, interstate case management and the establishment of effective transition protocols and case management practices. She also recently managed the implementation of the Department’s OJJDP Second Chance Act grant award and the reintegration of the agency’s utilization of the Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) and related Case Management Plan development.

Ms. Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA and a master’s of science degree in criminal justice from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Midwest Regional Representative

Charles Frieberg

Commissioner, South Dakota

Charles Frieberg started his career in the criminal justice system in September of 1993 as a probation officer. His first duty station was in Lake Andes where he stayed for two years before he was assigned to the office in Yankton, South Dakota. In his capacity as a probation officer he supervised both an adult and juvenile caseload. In 2010 Charles was appointed the Chief Court Services Officer for the First Judicial Circuit of South Dakota. He was implemental in bringing a Drug Court to two areas in his jurisdiction. He supervised a staff of 25 people which covered 14 counties in the southeastern portion of South Dakota. In 2016 Charles was appointed the Director of Court Services and is now living in Pierre, SD. He earned his BA in Criminal Justice from the University of South Dakota, graduating in 1993. He has raised six children who are all grown and are living in South Dakota and Colorado. He enjoys being with his family, golfing and reading.

South Regional Representative

Traci Marchand

Commissioner, North Carolina

Traci Marchand is the ICJ Commissioner and Juvenile Court Services Administrator for North Carolina. She has worked with Interstate Compact for over 12 years. Traci was previously a juvenile intensive parole officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia before becoming a juvenile court counselor in North Carolina. From 2013-2015, she was the Training, Education and Public Relations Chairperson for the Interstate Commission for Juveniles. Traci also served for two years as the Chair of the Information Technology Committee for ICJ from 2011-2013. She is a national ICJ Rules trainer for the Commission as well.

Traci is a past recipient of the NC Juvenile Justice Commissioner’s Award for Excellence for Court Services (July 2013). As the Juvenile Court Services Administrator, she functions as a key link between juvenile justice field staff and the juvenile justice central office in North Carolina. Traci assists in the proper dissemination of information and directives and problem-solves issues on a case-by-case basis across all administrative and support structures. A native Virginian, she became a Tar Heel after earning her BA in Political Science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Traci also has an MS in Criminal Justice from Radford University.

West Regional Representative

Dale Dodd

Commissioner/UNITY Coordinator, New Mexico

Dale is the current Commissioner of the Interstate Compact for Juveniles Office in the State of New Mexico. Prior to taking this position in 2002, he worked as a Juvenile Probation and Parole Officer in New Mexico since 1998. Dale’s experience includes working with juveniles in both California and New Mexico as a Juvenile Detention Center supervisor as well as a manager of a residential treatment facility in California before moving to New Mexico. An active member of the Association of Juvenile Compact Administrators, Dale served three terms on the Executive Board and numerous other Committees. Dale currently serves as the West Region Representative and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Interstate Commission for Juveniles.

Victims Representative

Trudy Gregorie

Victims Representative, District of Columbia