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​Want to Serve on the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council?

6/5/2017

BOCCThe Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants for consideration to the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC). On June 20, the Board of County Commissioners will make appointments to fill 10 vacancies on the JCPC advisory board.

Applications should be received by June 12, 2017 to be considered as a new council member. To qualify, you must be a resident of Mecklenburg County. Each new appointment to the JCPC comes with a two-year term of service. There is a 75% attendance requirement for all advisory board members.

The JCPC is the local organization charged by the N.C. General Assembly to plan, organize, and evaluate locally-based programs designed to prevent and mitigate juvenile delinquency in Mecklenburg County. The JCPC works to develop community-based alternatives to training schools and to provide community-based delinquency and substance abuse prevention strategies and programs.
 
The membership of the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will include representatives from the following categories:

  • Youth under the age of 18 (YTH) - 1 member 
  • General Public (GP) - 7 members 
  • Faith Community (FAITH)- 1 member 
  • Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) - 1 member
  • Non-Profit (NP) - 1 member 
  • Business Community (BUS) - 1 member
  • Juvenile Defense Attorney (JDA) - 1 member

 

Anyone interested in serving should apply online here.

Prospective applicants can also contact the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners at 980-314-2912 or email Janice.Paige@Mecklenburgcountync.gov for additional information.

You will be notified if nominated and/or appointed. If you are not initially appointed to a board for which you have applied, your application will be resubmitted automatically until such time that you are appointed, or your application expires. Applications remain on file for one year.

Applications are subject to Public Records Law (NCGS 132-1) and may be released upon request.