Board of Directors & Staff

Officers

Hutson__S.jpgGianina Irlando

President
Denver, CO
Gianina Irlando is the Principal at Irlando Consulting, LLC. She currently works with jurisdictions in Colorado and California to enhance oversight infrastructure for improved police accountability with an emphasis on stakeholder engagement.Current contracts include the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s Office of the Independent Police Auditor and the Colorado Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Justice. Read More 

Frasier_M.jpgAnthony Finnell

Vice-President
Seattle, WA

Mr. Anthony W. Finnell currently works as an Independent Consultant in the areas of civilian oversight of law enforcement policy and procedures, investigations, community-based policing and security. Mr. Finnell previously served as the Strategic Initiatives Lead for the Office of Inspector General for the City of Seattle. Prior to that he served as the Interim Executive Director of the Community Police Review Agency (CPRA) in Oakland, CA. Read More    


Karen Ullery WilliamsFlorence Finkle

Secretary
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, Read More 


Anthony.jpgGeorge Perezvelez

Treasurer
Berkeley, California
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George Perezvelez has 15 plus years of law enforcement oversight, civil rights and community advocacy. George formed an interest in oversight involvement in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when he was participating in 1st Amendment rights organizations in Boston, Massachusetts and Atlanta, Georgia.  In those years, he often leant his voice during City Hall meetings where social justice groups were present to advocate for the interests of LGBT, Latino and Veteran communities. George moved to the Bay Area in 2003. Read More 


Pierce MurphyPierce Murphy

Past President
Morgantown, West Virginia
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Pierce Murphy served as NACOLE’s President in 2006 and 2007 and was a member of the NACOLE Board of Directors from 2003 to 2009. Following a successful career in Human Resource Management and Leadership Consulting, Pierce provided leadership in civilian oversight of the police for nearly 20 years. Read More 


 

Board Members At-Large

Willie BellNicolle Barton

Board Member at Large
Ferguson, MO

Nicolle Barton has 18 years of professional practice and experience in training, leadership, and operations.  Nicolle began her career in corrections with the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole in 2001 as an Officer I.  She was promoted to several positions before becoming a Unit Manager in Ferguson.  Nicolle helped write the curriculum and start the first St. Louis County P.E.A.C.E. (Preparation for Employment and Career Enhancement) program. Read More 


Rodeny JacobsRodney Jacobs

Board Member at Large
Miami, FL

Rodney Jacobs is an City Executive and Social Catalyst. He is the Interim Executive Director of the City
of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel, a police oversight department in the City of Miami, which
purpose is to conduct independent Investigations of police officers involved in misconduct. Read More 


Bart LogueBart Logue

Board Member at Large
Spokane, WA

Bart W. Logue began serving as the Police Ombudsman for the City of Spokane in September 2016, after previously serving for seven months as the Interim Police Ombudsman. Bart is a Certified Practitioner of Oversight through the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE). Bart also serves as a Commissioner on the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. Read More 


Nashla Rivas SalasNashla Rivas Salas

Board  Member at Large
New York, Ny
She currently works with the New York City Board of Correction as a Senior Research Director where she leads a team of six correctional oversight monitors to conduct comprehensive assessments and audits of the Department of Correction’s Grievance System and heat mitigation efforts and develop recommendations to support a process that is coordinated, responsive, and used to improve correctional policy. Read More 

Jayson WechterJayson Wechter

Board  Member at Large
San Francisco, CA

Jayson Wechter has been involved with NACOLE since 2004. He served on its Board of Directors from 2007 – 2014, chairing its Professional Standards, Conference and
Website Committees. He has been a member of the Training Education and Standards Committee (2020-present), Strategic Planning Committee (2017-2020), Membership Engagement & Outreach Committee (2015-2017) and Conference Committee (2014-2015).
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Williams_B.jpgBrian Williams

Board  Member at Large
Los Angeles, CA

On November 1, 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved hiring of Executive Director, Brian K. Williams, Esq. He is the principal owner of the Brian K. Williams Law Group (BKWLG), a criminal defense and civil litigation law firm. Williams has handled matters in both State and Federal court and has tried over 100 cases. Williams also served as President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southern California Read More 


Staff

Camme.jpgCameron McEllhiney

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 local, regional, and national training programs. She also provides support to oversight practitioners and advocates across the country. Read More


Amanda_(2).jpgAmanda Bustos

Director of Operations
St. Petersburg, FL
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Amanda Bustos joined NACOLE as the Director of Operations in the summer of 2021. As the Director of Operations, she assists the President, Board of Directors and Director of Training & Education with the day-to-day operations of the organization. Prior to NACOLE, Ms. Bustos served 5 years as the Community Engagement Specialist for the Albuquerque Civilian Police Oversight Agency (CPOA) overseeing consent decree compliance goals for the Agency’s community outreach component. Read More


KWIlliams.jpgKaren Williams

Organizational Support
Kansas City, MO
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Karen Williams is a part-time contract staff member for NACOLE, supporting the Director of Training and Education and the Director of Operations in their duties.  Ms. Williams has been in the field of oversight since 2001 as a Senior Legal Analyst for the Office of Community Complaints in Kansas City, Missouri – the oldest continually operating oversight agency in the United States.  Read More