Membership & Staff

The Juvenile Committee focuses on all New Mexico juvenile justice issues. The committee visits programs and facilities throughout the state and makes recommendations to the full commission as appropriate.

  • Cindy Aragon, Chair
  • Bob Cleavall, NMSC Chair
  • Corey Adams, for Children, Youth and Families Department
  • Marit Andrews, for the Secretary of Education
  • Diana Garcia, for the District Attorney's Association
  • Deputy Glenn Hamilton, appointed by New Mexico Counties
  • April Land, for the Dean of UNM School of Law
  • Angela "Spence" Pacheco, appointed by the Speaker of the House
  • Scott Patterson, for the Administrative Office of the Courts
  • David Richter, for the Law Offices of the Public Defender
  • Hon. Alma Cristina Romero for Children’s Court Judge, Second Judicial District
  • David Schmidt, appointed by the Senate President Pro Tem
  • Linda Freeman,New Mexico Sentencing Commission Executive Director
  • Douglas Carver, New Mexico Sentencing Commission Deputy Director
  • Keri Thiel, New Mexico Sentencing Commission Staff Attorney