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Full Name: Sherry Jones

Title: Commissioner / Deputy Compact Administrator

Commission Title: Commissioner / Deputy Compact Administrator

Role Group: Parole & Probation


Unit: Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice

Address: 217 E. Redwood Street; 14th Floor

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Region: South

Office Email:

Office Phone:

Direct Phone: (410) 230-3200


Fax 1: (410) 659-6865

Fax 2: (410) 230-3417



Sherry Jones has more than 27 years of advocacy, education/training, prevention, beauty culture, formal/informal mentorship, policy development, management, leadership, and coaching. Sherry is currently the Interstate Commission for Juveniles' Treasurer, Maryland ICJ Commissioner, and Deputy Compact Administrator. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the Interstate Compact Unit and resolves discrepancies between State and local laws and ICJ Rules, policies, and procedures. Since 2009, Ms. Jones has been an active member of the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force Victim Services Committee. In December 2017, she joined the Baltimore City Human Trafficking Collaborative and Public Awareness Committee. Ms. Jones is co-chair of the Baltimore City Human Trafficking Victims Services Committee. She worked as Maryland DJS Resource Specialist, Aftercare Counselor, and Probation Officer on the Female Intervention Team. Also, she's a Maryland Certified Adjunct Instructor, Sexual Assault Advocate, Victim Assistance Specialist, HIV Prevention Counselor, and Human Trafficking Trainer. 

Ms. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Coppin State University and an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Baltimore City Community College and Eldorado's Cosmetology School. She graduated from the inaugural Maryland Department of Juvenile Service Leadership and ICJ Commission for Juvenile Leadership Exchange Programs (2021). Ms. Jones is a 2019 graduate of the Towson University Women's Leadership Program and one of Maryland's Top 100 Women Honorees for her Professional Accomplishment, Community Leadership, and Mentoring (2021). In 2021, Ms. Jones founded the I Am Her "Teal Sand Project" to address the issue of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of women, boys, and girls in her spare time through advocacy, education, and community engagements.