Awards

2021 JCAG Award Recipients

Romae T. Powell Service Award

The Romae T. Powell Service Award is named in honor of the first female African American juvenile court judge in the State of Georgia. The recipients for this award need not be members of JCAG, but should have made an outstanding contribution to the field of juvenile justice.

Eric Levels

Henry County Juvenile Court


T. Michael Sanford Award

The T. Michael Sanford Award is named in honor of the first president of the Georgia Association of Independent Juvenile Courts, now JCAG. The recipients of this award must be active members of the Association who have made an outstanding contribution to JCAG.

Jessica Patenaude

Peach-Crawford County

Juvenile Court

Management Award

The Management Award is awarded to active members of JCAG who hold supervisors, assistant supervisors, chief probation officers, and other court administrative offices. The recipients have made an outstanding

Keshia Johnson

Clayton County Juvenile Court


Direct Service Award

The Direct Service Award is awarded to active members of JCAG who are include intake officers, investigators, probation officers, resource coordinators, courtroom counselors, and other categories of personnel who perform similar professional tasks.

Gabriel Ruppert

Henry County Juvenile Court

President's Award

The President's Award is awarded to individuals who have made a special contribution to the organization.

Indya Grier

Clayton County Juvenile Court


Kendra Stevens

Fulton County Juvenile Court


Traci Moultrie

Gwinnett County Juvenile Court


Dean Hix

Clayton County Juvenile Court

Charlatte Smith

Henry County Juvenile Court


Robin Heard

Gwinnett County Juvenile Court


Keshia Johnson

Clayton County Juvenile Court


Kimberly Scott

Gwinnett County Juvenile Court