The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Administrator Robert L. Listenbee recently appointed NCJFCJ Secretary Judge Thomas Broome and 13 other new members to serve on the 2016-2017 Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). OJJDP received, reviewed, and evaluated applications from across the nation. Newly appointed members represent a range of education, backgrounds, and experience.
Composed of members of state advisory groups on juvenile justice, the FACJJ advises the President and Congress on matters related to juvenile justice, evaluates the progress and accomplishments of juvenile justice activities and projects, and advises the OJJDP Administrator on the work of OJJDP.
Judge Thomas Broome is currently the Rankin County Court Judge and Chair of the Mississippi Council of Youth Court Judges. Judge Broome has had extensive involvement in the community, numerous professional affiliations and received numerous recognitions for his advocacy on behalf of children and families. He has been very active in the SAG and worked to reform the system in Mississippi. He holds a degree from Mississippi State University and a law degree from Mississippi College School of Law. Judge Thomas Broome serves on the NCJFCJ Board of Directors as Secretary.
Click here to view short biographies of the newly appointed members.