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Hanley Falls attorney, college professor re-appointed to Minnesota's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee

Amanda Sieling of Hanley Falls has been re-appointed to serve on the Minnesota Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. Her new term expires Jan. 5, 2026.

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ST. PAUL — Amanda Sieling of Hanley Falls will serve another term on the Minnesota Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced her re-appointment effective Monday.

Sieling is an attorney and an associate professor in the criminal justice department of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. She previously served as an assistant county attorney in Yellow Medicine County.

Her new term is effective through Jan. 5, 2026.

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee is the supervisory board for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Title II Juvenile Justice Program with respect to preparation and administration of the state plan and award of grants. The committee oversees Minnesota’s compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee provides leadership and support in setting a vision for juvenile justice in Minnesota that is informed by evidence-based practices, multi-disciplinary experience and the diverse communities of Minnesota.

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