Continuous Quality Improvement & Outcome Measures Committee
The Goal of this committee is to further the purposes and goals of both CJCA and PbS as well as serving to provide feedback and input into the continued development and/or improvements for PbS and ensure they are relevant and useful to agency directors in the ever changing juvenile justice systems.
The committee is chaired by Avery Niles, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
Avery Niles, Continuous Quality Improvement & Outcome Measures Committee Chair
Commissioner, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Avery D. Niles was appointed as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice in November 2012. Commissioner Niles is charged with leading the state’s juvenile correctional employees at 26 secure facilities and 96 community services offices who are engaged in working with more than 13,000 Georgia youths.
With 30-plus years of distinguished law enforcement and criminal justice experience, Commissioner Niles built his corrections career as Warden of the Hall County Correctional Institute and Commander of the Hall County Detention Center. Niles service includes acting as the 2nd Vice President of the Georgia Prison Warden’s Association and participation in the National Sheriff’s Association, the Peace Officers Association of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, the Georgia Sheriff’s Association, and F.C.A of Gainesville-Hall County.
Commissioner Niles is a strong proponent of continuing law enforcement education. He is a graduate of the Georgia Police Academy, FBI National Academy, National Association of Child Abuse Investigation, Internal Affairs Investigator Association, Georgia Police Chief Executive Training, Georgia State Board of Funeral Services, and Leadership Hall County.