I am a former four-term elected prosecutor for the City of St. Louis. I now provide consulting services to prosecutors on issues such as policy development, process managment, leadership and communications -- both internal and external. I work with the Prosecutors' Center for Excellence, and am a co-owner of Vera Causa Group Consulting, LLC, a woman-owned business.
JZC was created to provide organizational and strategic business services to criminal justice (and related) organizations. JZC focuses on justice policy research, program management, strategy development, publications development, training and technical assistance management, business development and organizational assessment.
NCPCV is a national non-profit that focuses on community-wide violence and crime reduction. We provide training, technical assistance and programs to communities to prevent the process of violence before it becomes an event. We specialize in law enforcement training, community leadership training, and overall community technical assistance to provide violence prevention strategies and information.
You & Five-O, LLC (YFO) is an educational program created to address the unrest between law enforcement agencies and their communities. The mission of YFO is to have an open and candid collaborative conversations with citizens and police to promote mutual unerstanding, reconciliation, and trust.
The LEAD National Support Bureau is a project of the Public Defender Association (PDA) in Seattle, WA (www.defender.org), and the Katal Center for Health, Equity & Justice in New York, NY (www.katalcenter.org), to provide support and technical assistance to jurisdictions around the nation which are planning and implementing LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) programs.
Judge Mize is currently a judicial fellow at the National Center for State Courts. He is also the project director of “Jury Trial Management for the 21st Century” which features a set of judicial education curricula focusing on jury selection and jury deliberations. As a judicial fellow, he serves in the Government Affairs Office monitoring legislation in Congress affecting state courts.
As Vice President of National Programming for National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), Erik Vecere has developed and implemented NFI’s programs and initiatives across the country, including the 24/7 Dad™ and Doctor Dad™ programs. Since 2002, Mr.
Kimberly A. Cobb has been a Research Associate with the American Probation & Parole Association (APPA) in Lexington, Kentucky since 2006. During this time, she has been responsible for developing resources designed to enhance the community supervision practices of tribal probation personnel.
Steven Jansen is Vice-President and COO of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys. In this role, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the association. He supervises the CFO, CIO, project directors/ division directors, staff attorneys and support staff. In his role as COO, Mr.