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Wes Ritchey named Chair of Texas Juvenile Justice Board

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Governor Greg Abbott named Judge Wes Ritchey presiding officer of the Texas Juvenile Justice Board on Monday Jan. 29. Ritchey was appointed to the board in January of 2017. He currently serves as the chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and is a member of the Safety and Security Committee for the board.

The board is charged with developing and implementing rules to govern the department, executive director and staff, and to establish the mission and set goals for the department to emphasize keeping youth in home communities while balancing rehabilitative needs with public safety.

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