Juvenile Office Staff

Contact the Juvenile Office: 816-736-8400

Juvenile Officer: Janet Rogers

Janet Rogers began her career at the Clay County Children's Justice Center as a supervisor in the Detention Center, then moved to the Probation Unit as a Deputy Juvenile Officer. In 2006, she became the CASA/Transitions Program Director, where she recruited, trained and supervised Court Appointed Special Advocates to be the voice of abused and neglected children in the courtroom. In April 2015 she was appointed Chief Juvenile Officer / Director of Court Services for Clay County. Janet has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Park University.

Our Staff


  • Kitt Woods

Abuse & Neglect Unit

  • Janet Wright, Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Alison Greco
  • Angie Luellen
  • Bonita Copridge
  • Heather Kindle
  • Jade Hemstead
  • Tracey Mauna-Ridle

C.A.S.A. / Transitions Programs

  • Judy Althoff
  • Carole Shost
  • Mim Simpson


  • David Strabala, LCSW, Juvenile Office Counselor

Delinquency Unit

  • Shani Miller, Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer
  • Kim Adams
  • Connie Bell
  • Jeanetta Belfonte
  • Colby Elliott
  • Lisa Rammel
  • Maureen Mihelilc
  • Wendy Kavenaugh


  • Jenny Orr, Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer / Detention Superintendent
  • Kerrie Schwartz, Assistant Superintendent

Group Homes

  • Michelle Huffmann, House Manger, Boys Group Home
  • Lura Spurlock, House Manager, Girls Group Home

Support Staff

  • Cathy Reaves, Officer Manager
  • Barb Collier
  • Kathy Harris
  • Tammy Hawks
  • Tiffany Hill
  • Paula Robinson