Judge Robert Duber II, has been appointed to the Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission by Gov. Jan Brewer.
The commission will be advising the governor and legislature on matters relating to the improvement of the juvenile justice and child welfare systems and its services to youth, and programs relating to the investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect cases.
The commission will coordinate with the Commission on Juvenile Corrections Reform, for the reform of state juvenile correctional functions. The commission will also make final determination of funding recipients for approximately $52 million in federal juvenile justice funds.
Duber is the Division II Judge of the Gila County Superior Court. Elected to the Superior Court in 1987, Judge Duber has also served with a number of committees for the Supreme Court. He has also presented numerous times for judicial education programs.
Duber graduated from Arizona State University in 1975. He then worked in private practice, and went on to serve as County Attorney for Gila County, prior to being elected to the Bench.
In 1999, Judge Duber was appointed as Presiding Judge and was reappointed in 2002. In 2000, the National Child Support Enforcement Association recognized Duper as Judge of the Year.
Judge Duber has been active in such community programs as the Mock Trial program, Boy Scouts, and Lion's Club International, where he also served as president.