Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1599.03. Membership of the Coordinating Committee.

(a) The Coordinating Committee shall consist of 26 voting members and 4 nonvoting members, as follows:

(1) The following governmental voting members or their designees:

(A) State Superintendent, OSSE;

(B) Director, ReEngagement Center;

(C) Director, Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services;

(D) Director, Child and Family Services Agency;

(E) Director, Department of Corrections;

(F) Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools;

(G) Executive Director, Public Charter School Board;

(H) President, University of the District of Columbia Community College;

(I) Director, Family Court Social Services Division;

(J) Chief Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia;

(K) Executive Director, Corrections Information Council;

(L) Director, Department of Behavioral Health;

(M) Attorney General for the District of Columbia;

(N) Director, Department of Disability Services;

(O) Director, District of Columbia Public Defender Service;

(P) Deputy Mayor for Education; and

(Q) Ombudsperson for Children, Office of the Ombudsperson for Children;

(2) The following nongovernmental voting members:

(A) A parent, guardian, or foster parent of a student in the care of D.C.;

(B) A current or former student involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system;

(C) A current or former student involved in the foster care system;

(D) A representative from an organization that provide services to students involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system;

(E) A representative from an organization that provides services to students involved in the foster care system;

(F) An education attorney representing students in the care of D.C. involved in the juvenile and criminal system;

(G) An attorney representing students in the care of D.C. involved in the foster care system; and

(H) One representative each from 2 charter school local education agencies.

(3) The following nonvoting governmental members or their designees, who the Mayor shall invite to participate:

(A) Director, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia;

(B) Director, Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia; and

(C) Director, Bureau of Prisons; and

(4) The Director of the Coordinating Committee, who shall serve as a nonvoting member.

(b)(1) Within 60 days of October 1, 2019, the Mayor shall nominate individuals to serve as the nongovernmental voting members identified in § 1-523.01(f).

(2)(A) Each nongovernmental voting member of the Coordinating Committee shall serve a term of 4 years; provided, that of the initial appointments, the Mayor shall designate:

(i) 4 members to serve terms of 4 years;

(ii) 3 members to serve terms of 3 years; and

(iii) 2 members to serve terms of 2 years.

(B) Terms for the initial nongovernmental voting members shall begin on the date that a majority of the members are sworn in, which shall become the anniversary date for all subsequent appointments.

(C) When a vacancy occurs, the Mayor shall appoint a new member in accordance with paragraph (1) of this subsection.

(D) Any individual appointed to fill a vacancy of a nongovernmental voting member occurring before the expiration of the predecessor's term shall be appointed only for the remainder of the predecessor's term.

(E) Nongovernmental voting members may serve no more than 2 consecutive terms; provided, that a member appointed pursuant to subparagraph (C) of this paragraph, who served less than one year in the member's initial term, may serve 2 consecutive terms beyond the member's initial term.

(F) No individual who has served the maximum number of terms permitted pursuant to subparagraph (E) of this paragraph may be eligible for reappointment.