State Sentencing and Corrections Practices Coordinating Council

The table below shows membership to date:

Name Title Organization Location
Harold Doughty Associate Commissioner Department of Corrections Augusta, ME
Hartwell Dowling Family Drug Court Coordinator Judicial Branch Augusta, ME
Neale Duffett Chair, Board of Corrections Cloutier, Conley & Duffett, P.A. Portland, ME
Evert Fowle District Attorney District Attorneys Office Augusta, ME
Brad Grant Municipal Representative Town of Winslow Winslow, ME 
Jason Jabar Attorney Jabar, Batten, & Ringer Waterville, ME 
Hon. Joseph M. Jabar Supreme Court Justice Maine Supreme Court Portland, ME
Anne Jordan Commissioner Department of Public Safety Augusta, ME
Denise Lord Associate Commissioner Department of Corrections Augusta, ME
Martin Magnusson Commissioner Department of Corrections Augusta, ME
Joel Merry Sheriff Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office Bath, ME 
Malory Shaughnessy* Cumberland County Commissioner County of Cumberland Portland, ME
Capt. Richard Wurpell Jail Administrator Kennebec County Sheriff's Office Augusta, ME
Elizabeth Ward-Saxl Executive Director Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault Augusta, ME
       
Kelene E. Barrows Administrative Support Department of Corrections Augusta, ME

      * Chair of the Council

From the authorizing legislation

Membership: The council is composed of the following members:

  • The Commissioner and 2 state corrections officials designated by the Commissioner
  • The Commissioner of Public Safety or the Commissioner's designee
  • A representative of a statewide association of county commissioners nominated by the association and appointed by the Governor
  • A representative of a statewide association of county sheriffs nominated by the association and appointed by the Governor
  • A representative of a statewide association of county jails nominated by the association and appointed by the Governor
  • A representative of a statewide association of prosecutors nominated by the association and appointed by the Governor
  • A representative of a statewide association of criminal defense attorneys nominated by the association and appointed by the Governor
  • A representative of a statewide municipal association nominated by the association and appointed by the Governor
  • A representative of a statewide organization for victims of crime appointed by the Governor.

The Governor also shall ask the Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court to serve as or to name a designee to serve as a member of the council and to appoint one trial judge or another designee to serve as a member of the council.