The work of the Community Corrections Task Force has concluded. The Task Force met from April 2013 to October 2016. The Task Force may be re-seated, if additional community corrections topics arise in the future. (The Commission previously seated the Community Corrections Subcommittee that met from March to July 2009.)
This Task Force was seated to conduct a thorough analysis of the structure and functions of community corrections in Colorado. Members of the Task Force represented and collaborated with relevant groups and stakeholders such as the Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council.
- No Further Meetings
Date Time Location The Community Corrections Task Force has concluded.
- Task Force Members
To ensure balanced representation on the Community Corrections Task Force, the CCJJ Chair and Vice-Chair employed a template to guide the appointment process. Representative agencies and stakeholders were determined first, followed by the solicitation for and appointment of volunteers to the available positions.
Position Name, Affiliation Chair / Prosecution (CCJJ) Peter Weir, District Attorney's Office, 1st Judicial District Judicial, Court (CCJJ) Michael Vallejos,Chief Judge, 2nd Judicial District County Commissioner (CCJJ) Dave Weaver, Douglas County Commissioner Community Corrections (CCJJ) Rose Rodriguez, Independence House Legislative, CO Senate (CCJJ) John Cooke, Senate District 13 Legislative, CO House TBD Judicial, Probation (Staff) Dana Wilks, Division of Probation Services Criminal Defense TBD Comm. Corr. Provider (Non-Profit) Brian Hulse, Intervention Community Corrections Services Comm. Corr. Provider (County) Dennis Berry, Mesa County Criminal Justice Services Comm. Corr. Provider (Private) Shannon Carst, Colorado Community Corrections Coalition (*) Comm. Corr. Board (Staff) Greg Mauro, City and County of Denver (*) Comm. Corr. Board (Member) TBD Law Enforcement Mike McIntosh, Adams County Sheriff Behavioral Health Harriet Hall, Jefferson Center for Mental Health (*) Victim Advocate Joe Cannata, Voices of Victims Public Defender Kevin Strobel, Greeley Public Defender's Office Offender Advocate TBD Dept. of Public Safety Glenn Tapia, Division of Criminal Justice CO State Board of Parole Alexandra Walker, Parole Board Member Dept. of Labor and Employment Kathryn Otten, Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (*) Dept. of Corrections (Parole) Melissa Roberts, Division of Adult Parole-DOC Dept. of Corrections (Offender Services) Paul Hollenbeck, Offender Services-DOC
Staff:Christine Adams (email@example.com)
"CCJJ" - Commission members
(*) - Also a member of the Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council
Former Members Position Name, Affiliation Former Co-Chair /Judicial Branch, Court / CCJJ Theresa Cisneros,District Court, 4th Judicial District County Commission / CCJJ Sallie Clark, El Paso County Commissioner Offender Advocate Christie Donner, Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Judicial, Probation (Officer) Bill Gurule, 12th Judicial District, Probation Dept. of Corrections (Parole) Steve Hager, Department of Corrections Law Enforcement Stan Hilkey, Mesa County Sheriff's Office Comm. Corr. Provider (Non-Profit) Gregg Kildow, Intervention Community Corrections Services Legislative, CO Senate / CCJJ Steve King, Senate District 17 Public Defender David Lipka, Public Defender's Office, Pueblo Dept. of Corrections (Re-Entry) Jackie McCall, DOC Offender Services Dept. of Corrections (Re-Entry) Angel Medina, Case Management-DOC Dept. of Corrections (Parole) Alison Morgan, Division of Adult Parole-DOC Dept. of Corrections (Parole) Walt Pesterfield, Division of Adult Parole Judicial, Probation (Staff) / CCJJ Eric Philp, Division of Probation Services Comm. Corr. Board (Member) Steve Reynolds, 9th Judicial District Dept. of Corrections (Re-Entry) Heather Salazar, DOC Offender Services CO State Board of Parole / CCJJ Brandon Shaffer, Parole Board Member (Chair) Criminal Defense / CCJJ Alaurice Tafoya-Modi, At Large CO State Board of Parole Jennifer Wagoner, Parole Board Member CO State Board of Parole / CCJJ Anthony Young, Parole Board Member (Chair)
The Community Corrections Task Force created the following work group(s). Working groups may be engaged simultaneously or intermittently in meetings and activities.
Community / Community Boards Working Group
This group is exploring untapped community partners offering programs and services that may be integrated into the community correction system and exploring the role of community corrections boards as liaisons between their respective communities and the community corrections system.
Incentivizing Working Group
This group is identifying what incentives might enhance the acceptance of community corrections facilities in reluctant communities.
ISP- I Working Group
This group is focused on issue surrounding Intensive Supervision of transition inmates.
Judicial Education Working Group
This group is identifying information about community corrections practices and programs that would be valuable to judges when making sentencing decisions.
Population Working Group
This group is exploring characteristics of the community corrections populations being served (e.g., high risk vs. low risk, high need vs. low need) and the services targeted to these populations. The group will address how best to identify and serve the high risk and high need population.
Referral Process Working Group
This group is exploring evidence-based and best practices in the referral of offenders to community corrections.
System-Mapping Working Group
This group is doing preliminary work to delineate the systems and elements of community corrections in Colorado.
The Community Corrections Task Force posted no materials.
Minutes of the Community Corrections Task Force may be found below under "Previous Meetings."
- Previous Meetings