Training Committee

The Training, Education, and Public Relations Committee (commonly referred to as the Training Committee) develops educational resources and training materials for use by the Commission and in member states to help ensure awareness of and compliance with the terms of the Compact and the Commission’s rules.  The Training Committee is responsible for approving, developing, and delivering trainings in addition to increasing Commission awareness.  Members actively participate in committee meetings and sub-committee work team meetings.  The members have a broad understanding of the ICJ rules and are available to review and update training materials and conduct trainings.

Meeting Dates:

December 9, 2020
January 28, 2021
March 25, 2021
May 27, 2021
July 22, 2021


Chair

Felicia Dauway

Compact Office, Deputy Compact Administrator, Designee, UNITY Coordinator, Training Committee Chair, South Carolina

Biography

Felicia L. Dauway is the Community Justice Administrator for the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. In her role as Community Justice Administrator she serves as Deputy Compact Administer and full-time Designee for the Interstate Commission for Juveniles. In addition, she oversees several areas to include, Statewide Arbitration, Prevention & Intervention, Teen After School Programs (TASC) and all community agency initiatives.  She received her B.A. from Claflin University. She has worked in various state agencies over the years to include the South Carolina Governor’s Office and the South Carolina Department of Social Services. Felicia is a board member for the non-profit Lighthouse for Life which is the only human trafficking shelter in the state of South Carolina. Felicia was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Office of Victims Services Education & Certification now known as the Department of Crime Victim Services Training, Provider Certification, and Statistical Analysis. Felicia has served as an instructor for state organizations, victim services and criminal justice organizations, including the National Institute of Justice Conference, South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, Annual Victims’ Rights Week Conferences, and South Carolina’s Victim Assistance Academy, among others. She loves volunteering especially with her sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Vice Chair

Summer Foxworth

Commissioner, Deputy Compact Administrator, UNITY Coordinator, Colorado

Biography

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. 

Roster

First Name Last Name Commission Title Office Email User Profile
Dawn Bailey Dawn Bailey Designee/Compact Administrator Washington wa-icj@dcyf.wa.gov User Profile
"" Lisa Bjergaard Commissioner North Dakota lbjergaa@nd.gov User Profile
Ellen Hackenmueller Compact Administrator/Designee Alaska ellen.hackenmueller@alaska.gov User Profile
Mason Harrington Staff - Compact Coordinator (Cases A - L) South Carolina InterstateCompact@scdjj.net User Profile
Rebecca Hillestead Deputy Compact Administrator Minnesota mnisc.doc@state.mn.us User Profile
Jeff Hood Commissioner / Compact Administrator Arizona jhood@azdjc.gov User Profile
Tiffany Howard Staff - Compact Coordinator (Cases M - Z) South Carolina InterstateCompact@scdjj.net User Profile
Sherry Jones Sherry Jones Commissioner / Deputy Compact Administrator Maryland sherry.jones@maryland.gov User Profile
Holly Kassube Holly Kassube Probation Deputy Compact Administrator Illinois interstate@illinoiscourts.gov User Profile
Nordia Napier Deputy Compact Administrator/Designee Connecticut Nordia.napier@jud.ct.gov User Profile
Chris Newlin Chris Newlin Ex Officio - National Children's Advocacy Center Alabama cnewlin@nationalcac.org User Profile
"" JoAnn Niksa Deputy Compact Administrator/Designee Rhode Island joann.niksa@dcyf.ri.gov User Profile
Latoya Oliver Staff - ICJ Resource Specialist Maryland Latoya.Oliver@maryland.gov User Profile
Pat Pendergast Patrick Pendergast Designee Alabama pat.pendergast@dys.alabama.gov User Profile
Kaki Sanford Deputy Compact Administrator Alabama kaki.sanford@dys.alabama.gov User Profile
Roy Yaple Roy Yaple Commissioner Michigan yapler@michigan.gov User Profile