Juliana Stratton is an attorney with over 20 years of experience working on matters relating to constructive conflict in the workplace and communities. She has served as a mediator, arbitrator and administrative law judge, and teaches negotiation skills at the graduate level. Previously, Juliana served as senior policy advisor on matters relating to criminal and juvenile justice reform to the Cook County Board President and she is a trained peace circle keeper.
For almost two decades Jason Stamps has worked in and with law enforcement agencies providing research and analysis, training and professional development. Jason spent six years at the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety serving in several administrative positions and as an instructor and curriculum developer for the prestigious School of Police Staff and Command. In 2013 Jason came to CPSJ as Associate Director. During his tenure with CPSJ, he has trained agencies nationwide on procedural justice and police legitimacy and serve as the principal investigator on many of CPSJ’s projects.
Charlene Moe has been working with the Center for Public Safety and Justice since 1997. She currently serves as the National Senior Program Coordinator. Here principal contributions center on the practical application of research findings to critical issues and problems facing law enforcement and communities across the nation. She has authored and co-authored 16 national relevant curricula on the effectiveness of procedural justice in improving police and community relationships through organizational change.
Katie Holihen is a highly-skilled program coordinator with five years of experience leading and developing national expansion initiatives focused around procedural justice, community building, cultural humility and organizational transformation. Katie brings practical expertise in grant writing, program design, evaluation, and curriculum development to CPSJ’s team. Katie holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from Marquette University and a Masters in Social Work with a focus in Community Health and Urban Development from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Jane Addams College of Social Work. Her interests extend to restorative justice, CIT and crisis response. truth and reconciliation and integrating trauma-informed approaches into criminal justice systems.
Sue Patterson has been with the Center for Public Safety and Justice since 2003 and is responsible for the execution of the day-to-day business and service operations of the Center. Sue serves as the primary administrative support person for CPSJ staff, is responsible for general administrative duties, and coordinates the development and submission of federal and state grant proposals and budgets. She also supports CPSJ’s fiscal process.
Jeffery Evers has nine years of experience related to financial planning and asset management. Jeff oversees the day-to-day fiscal management of grants and contracts, including budget projections and fiscal reporting. Jeff is responsible for all grants and contracts operations and transactional management functions to ensure compliance with all university, state and federal regulations. Previously, Jeff sserved as a third-party Real Estate Asset Manager providing professional management for the assets in trust with J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
As Training Coordinator, BreAnna Moss oversees all logistical and organizational needs in support of multiple national training events conducted by CPSJ. She also shares her knowledge of integrated marketing to deliver effective messaging in support of national and local trainings. BreAnna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media Communications from Alabama State University and is currently working towards a Masters of Arts in Integrated Marketing and Communications from Roosevelt University with an expected graduation date of May 2018. Previously, BreAnna served as an AmeriCorps Public Ally in Chicago with the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago.