Is an entity of the Criminal Justice Commission composed of representatives from the criminal justice system, i.e., assistant state attorneys, assistant public defenders, judges, clerk administrators and law enforcement who meet monthly to identify, research and make recommendations to the Criminal Justice Commission on issues that affect the efficiency, cost effectiveness and timeliness of the court process.


To advise and make policy recommendations concerning the courts in Palm Beach County in a proactive manner or as directed by the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission; and:

  1. identify and assess policy issues which impact the court system and the criminal justice system overall in the county;
  2. research, monitor and evaluate existing and proposed court system programs in order to promote an efficient, cost effectiveness, and timely court system and criminal justice system in general;
  3. communicate and share the findings of the Task Force with the Criminal Justice Commission and members of the criminal justice system.

Meeting Schedule 


Court System Task Force Members

Judge April Bristow, 15th Judicial Circuit
Judge Bradley Harper, 15th Judicial Circuit
Barbara Dawicke, court Administration
Alan Johnson, State Attorney’s Office
Andrea Rocha, Clerk & Comptroller’s Office
Judge Daliah Weiss, 15th Judicial Circuit
Derek Gibson, Florida Department of Corrections
Gregory Starling, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
James Snowden, Public Defender’s Office
Michelle Cruz, Court Administration
Nicole Bishop, Victim & Justice Services
Shantel Drayton, Public Safety Department
Glenny Cueto, Director of Operations, Professional Probation Services, Inc.


Criminal Justice Staff Advisory Members

TBD, Executive Director​
Damir Kukec
Christopher Slydell
Brad Allen
*Non voting members​​​​​