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Full Name: Summer Foxworth

Title: Commissioner

Commission Title: Commissioner

Role Group:

Agency: Colorado Division of Youth Corrections

Unit: Colorado Division of Youth Corrections

Address: 4143 S Julian Way

Denver, Colorado 80236

Region: West

Office Email: summer.foxworth@state.co.us

Office Phone:

Direct Phone: (720) 595-5173


Fax 1: (303) 866-7930

Fax 2:



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.