Steering Committee

Interim Officers

Alesha Jones-Garrett

Chair

Alesha Jones-Garrett

alesha.jones-garrett@nccommerce.com

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Dennis Gaddy

Co-Chair

Dennis Gaddy

dgaddy1@bellsouth.net

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Secretaries

Amy Otto

Miea Walker

Website Manager

Barb Baranski

prisonproject@kadampa-center.org

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English – Spanish Interpreter

Sandi Velez

tsvelez@aol.com

Committees

Education:

  • Jameriala Jones – J Peter Two

Employment:

  • Alesha Jones-Garrett – NC Dept. of Commerce/ Division of Workforce Solutions
  • Mary Jane Clark – Alpha USA Prisons & Re-Entry
  • Michael Lockamy – DPS

Faith Based:

  • Sandy Valez – Bridges/ Puentes Prison Ministry
  • Jennifer Jackson – Interfaith Prison ministry for Women

Housing:

  • Karen Mckinnon – Oxford House
  • Stephanie Treadway – Redirection
  • Betty Corbett – Raleigh Rescue Mission

Law Enforcement:

  • Michael Ballen – Raleigh PD

Legal:

  • Leslie Cooley – United States Attorney/ EDNC Reentry Coordinator
  • Jonathan Holbrook – Assistant US District Attorney

Marketing/Mentoring:

  • Jennifer Jackson – Interfaith Prison ministry for Women
  • Meia Walker – Jobs for Life
  • Barb Baranski – Kadampa Center Prison Project
  • Frances Bisby – Community Initiatives

Mental Health/ Substance Abuse:

  • Meia Walker – Jobs for Life
  • Donald Mcdonald – The Healing Place
  • Vielka Gabriel – Department of Health and Human Services

Transportation:

  • Rita Suiter – Jags Program (NCCIW)
  • Frances Bisby – Community Initiatives

Veterans:

  • Michael Bishop – Vocational Rehabilitation