Board of Directors & Staff

Officers

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President
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Brian Corr is the current president of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE), a nonprofit organization that works to: enhance fair and professional law enforcement responsive to community needs; Read More  

 


Vice-President
Austin, Texas

Margo Frasier has over 40 years of experience in the criminal justice field. Ms. Frasier is a criminal justice consultant and provides litigation support.  Ms. Frasier serves as a subject matter expert in law enforcement and corrections for the Special Litigation Section of the United States Department of Justice. In addition, she serves as a court appointed monitor Read More 
Secretary
Kansas City, Missouri
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Karen Ullery Williams is a senior legal analyst with the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Police Commissioners’ Office of Community Complaints (the oldest continually operating police oversight agency). Ms. Williams began her career with the Office as a legal analyst in 2001. In this position, Ms. Williams is tasked Read More  

 


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Treasurer
Oakland, California
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Mr. Anthony W. Finnell, Sr. currently serves as the Executive Director of the Citizens’ Police Review Board (CPRB) in Oakland.  The CPRB receives allegations of misconduct from citizens, investigates those allegations and renders a decision based on the findings of the investigation.  The CPRB also reviews police policy and makes policy recommendations as needed. Read More    

 


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Immediate Past President
Los Angeles, California
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Brian Buchner is a Policy Director in Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Public Safety. In that capacity, he prepares policy and provides strategic guidance to the Mayor on his top public safety and law enforcement priorities, and works with stakeholders, at all levels, to plan and implement major public  Read More                          


Board Members At-Large

Board Member at Large
Los Angeles, CA

Cathleen Beltz is an attorney with more than 15 years of experience in the field of jail and prison research and reform.  She was appointed Assistant Inspector General with the Los Angeles County Office of Inspector General by the Board of Supervisors in May 2014.  Ms. Beltz is responsible for managing the office's oversight of the LA County jail system, including its eight facilities that employ more than 4000 Read More  


Board Member at Large
Albany, New York

Mickey Bradley is the Chair of Albany, New York’s all-volunteer Citizen Police Review Board and has been a member since being appointed by the city council in 2011.  In that time, he has headed the CPRB’s Mediation Committee, working closely with the Albany PD and the police union to create an effective mediation program that allows citizens to directly address officers to discuss/resolve complaints. Read More


Board Member at Large
New York, NY

During the last three decades, Florence L. Finkle has worked to hold law enforcement officers accountable for committing crimes and/or violating internal departmental policies, and improving law enforcement practices and accountability systems.  Ms. Finkle prosecuted corrupt police officers, helped build and reform the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (NYC CCRB) Read More 


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Board Member at Large
New Orleans, Louisiana

The City of New Orleans welcomed Susan Hutson as the Independent Police Monitor in June of 2010. Prior to accepting the position in New Orleans, Ms. Hutson worked at the Los Angeles Police Commission’s Office of the Inspector General as an Assistant Inspector General from 2007 to 2010, where she garnered firsthand knowledge of police oversight under a federal consent decree Read More


Board  Member at Large
Denver, CO

Gia Irlando is the Community Relations Ombudsman for the Denver Office of the Independent Monitor (OIM).  She is responsible for outreach to Denver residents, elected officials, community leaders, and organizations.  Ms. Irlando also manages the nationally recognized OIM Community-Police Mediation Program.  Hearing the community call for better relations Read More 


Board  Member at Large
Seattle, Washington

Janna Lewis has more than 15 years’ experience working in the Criminal Justice arena. For the past 10 years, Janna has been working as a Deputy Ombudsman for the King County Ombudsman’s Office where she mainly conducts independent, impartial investigations of complaints regarding both the King County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention. Read More 

Director of Training and Education
Indianapolis, Indiana

Cameron McEllhiney is the Director of Training and Education for NACOLE. As the Director of Training and Education, Ms. McEllhiney plays a leading role in designing, coordinating, delivering, and evaluating the Annual NACOLE Conference along with other local and regional training programs. She also Read More

 

Director of Operations
Tucson, Arizona
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Liana Perez has held the position of Director of Operations for NACOLE since 2014. She assists the President, Board of Directors and Director of Training & Education with the day-to-day operations of the organization. Ms. Perez was formerly the Independent Police Auditor for the City of Tucson Read More

 


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Research Fellow
Brooklyn, New York
vitoroulis@nacole.org

Michael serves as NACOLE’s research fellow and will be focusing his time specifically on the work associated with the organization's project to develop a civilian oversight best practices report and local needs assessment and decision making guide.  Read More