Executive Commitee

Milwaukee Community Justice Council Executive Committee

Chair: Chief Judge Maxine White

Vice Chair: Tom Reed

Justice Council Director: Mandy Potapenko


  • Milwaukee County Circuit Court Chief Judge Maxine White
  • Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, Jr.
  • County Executive Chris Abele
  • Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm
  • Inspector Richard Schmidt from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
  • County Supervisor Willie Johnson Jr.
  • City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett
  • City of Milwaukee Chief of Police Edward Flynn
  • First Assistant Public Defender Tom Reed
  • Department of Corrections Regional Chief Niel Thoreson
  • Community Member Kit Murphy McNally
  • Director of the Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission Mallory O'Brien
  • Milwaukee County House of Correction Superintendent Michael Hafemann
  • Director of Health and Human Services Hector Colon
  • Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel Paul Bargren
  • Milwaukee Municipal Court Judge Phillip M. Chavez


Executive Committee Responsibilities:

  1. Develop Council meeting agendas and ensure matters are ready for Council meetings.
  2. Review reports and recommendations of Standing Committees to ensure assignments are completed and prepare documents for Council meetings.
  3. Propose to the Council the formation of Standing Committees, Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees.
  4. Recommend to the Council individuals to serve as chairs and members of above-listed committees.
  5. Coordinate and approve the membership of the Standing Committees, Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees.
  6. Review all reports and recommendations from standing committees, subcommittees, and Ad Hoc Committees. If approved to forward based on that review, the Executive Committee will pass the committee’s recommendations to Council for vote.


Past Meeting Minutes and Related Documents:


September 2015

August 2015 (minutes)

July 2015 (no meeting held)

June 2015 (minutes)

May 2015

April 2015

February 2015

January 2015


December 2014

September 2014

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014


December 2013

November 2013

October 2013

August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

2007 - 2010 Meeting Archive

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