Mr. Kennedy has served as the Court Administrator of the Chatham County Juvenile Court in Savannah since September 2011 and he has been a dedicated servant to DJJ for more than 27 years. Formerly DJJ Regional Administrator over 44 counties in the DJJ Southeast Region, he was responsible for all DJJ community programs as well as DJJ detention programs in the region. He has twice been recognized for his leadership as a former District Director, winning the Vanguard Award as well as being a recipient of the prestigious Harold K. Ables Award for his “outstanding service in the field of Juvenile Justice.” Board Member Kennedy, a native of Evans County and former Chairman of the Evans County Board of Education, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Mercer University with a minor in Criminal Justice.