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Juvenile Justice Commission



In each county, there shall be a juvenile justice commission consisting of not less than seven and no more than 15 citizens. Two or more of the members shall be persons who are between 14 and 21 years of age, provided there are available persons between 14 and 21 years of age who are able to carry out the duties of a commission member in a manner satisfactory to the appointing authority.

Purpose of Commission

The Commission's purpose is to:

(City and County of San Francisco Juvenile Justice Commission Bylaws, Article 1, Section 1.2)

  • Ensure that facilities used for the confinement of a minor for more than twenty-four (24) hours conform to all applicable laws that govern such operations;
  • Ensure that minors under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court receive care, treatment and guidance consistent with their best interest;
  • Act in conformity with a comprehensive set of goals and objectives determined by the Commission to improve system performances; and
  • Monitor compliance with established standards to ensure the health, education and welfare of minors under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court.

Public Meetings

Regular Commission meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise designated by the Commission, and are open to the public. For more information about public meetings, or for advance copies of meeting agendas, please contact:
Lisa Kong at (415) 682-5101.

2022 Juvenile Justice Membership

Lisa Kong, JJC Executive Staff/Court Supervisor
  • COMMISSIONER Carol Salvagione, Chair
  • COMMISSIONER Danny Smith
  • COMMISSIONER Michael Stewart
  • COMMISSIONER Lark Thomas
  • COMMISSIONER Walter Turner 
  • COMMISSIONER Jennifer Giles
  • COMMISSIONER Jean Osbay-Bell
  • COMMISSIONER Paul Briley
  • COMMISSIONER Alicia Gray

Commission Openings:

 Please contact Lisa Kong ( for more information about Commission openings.

JJC Membership Application

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