LWV General Meeting - Guest Speaker: Edwin Lee

LWV General Meeting - Guest Speaker: Edwin Lee

Edwin Lee

Location

Municipal Building - Courtroom
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Monday, July 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
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Our guest speaker at this month's general meeting is Edwin Lee, the Director of Juvenile Parole and Transitional Services for the NJ Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC). In this position, he oversees the JJC's juvenile parole efforts and community reentry services throughout the state. 

Mr. Lee comes to the Commission from the Judiciary where he most recently served as the Burlington Vicinage Chief Probation Officer.  In that position, he directed and coordinated Juvenile and Adult Probation Services as well as the Child Support Enforcement Unit.  He has also served as the Assistant Chief Probation Officer of the Juvenile Supervision Unit and held other titles in the Mercer Vicinage.  In these capacities, Mr. Lee has established and implemented operational policies, monitored and evaluated program performance, developed various programs, and maintained a close working relationship with various community partners.

Mr. Lee has served as a member of the Governor’s Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Committee and as the chair of JJDP Committee’s Career Paths subcommittee.   As the Burlington County representative to the Council on Juvenile Justice System Improvement (CJJSI), he is very familiar with New Jersey’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).  As the chair of the Burlington County Probation subcommittee of the CJJSI, he played a significant role in establishing detention alternatives in both Mercer and Burlington Counties.  He has also served as co-chair of the Burlington County Drug Court Executive Council.

A wealth of professional and community experience, across agencies and communities, provide Mr. Lee with a unique understanding of the challenges that face the JJC’s parolee, its parole officers, and the transitional services staff.

 

 

 

Edwin Lee
Director of Juvenile Parole and Transitional Services
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Edwin Lee, Jr. was appointed as the Director of Juvenile Parole & Transition Services in April 2013.  In this position, he oversees the JJC’s juvenile parole efforts and community reentry services throughout the state.
Mr. Lee comes to the Commission from the Judiciary where he most recently served as the Burlington Vicinage Chief Probation Officer.  In that position, he directed and coordinated Juvenile and Adult Probation Services as well as the Child Support Enforcement Unit.  He has also served as the Assistant Chief Probation Officer of the Juvenile Supervision Unit and held other titles in the Mercer Vicinage.  In these capacities, Mr. Lee has established and implemented operational policies, monitored and evaluated program performance, developed various programs, and maintained a close working relationship with various community partners.
Mr. Lee has served as a member of the Governor’s Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Committee and as the chair of JJDP Committee’s Career Paths subcommittee.   As the Burlington County representative to the Council on Juvenile Justice System Improvement (CJJSI), he is very familiar with New Jersey’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).  As the chair of the Burlington County Probation subcommittee of the CJJSI, he played a significant role in establishing detention alternatives in both Mercer and Burlington Counties.  He has also served as co-chair of the Burlington County Drug Court Executive Council.
A wealth of professional and community experience, across agencies and communities, provide Mr. Lee with a unique understanding of the challenges that face the JJC’s parolee, its parole officers, and the transitional services staff.