The Diversion Administrator position was established in 2013 by LB 561, now Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-1427. The Diversion Administrator is essentially responsible for fostering, promoting, researching, and assessing juvenile pretrial diversion programs and developing new programs in collaboration with cities and counties across the state of Nebraska. The administrator coordinates a subcommittee to the Nebraska Coalition for Juvenile Justice, and collaborate with stakeholders across the state to assist in community planning and implementing evidence based juvenile programs as alternatives to detention.