Board of Directors & Staff


Hutson__S.jpgSusan Hutson

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


Frasier_M.jpgMargo Frasier

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 

Karen Ullery WilliamsFlorence Finkle

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.jpgAnthony Finell

Oakland, California

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    


BrianC.jpgBrian Corr

Immediate Past President
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Brian Corr is the immediate past 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; increase accountability and transparency in policing; and build community trust through civilian oversight. Read More  


Board Members At-Large

Willie BellWillie E. Bell

Board Member at Large
Detroit, MI

Willie E. Bell is an elected Police Commissioner for District 4 in Detroit, where he has been a longtime advocate for police accountability and community-led oversight of law enforcement as an essential protection for everyone’s civil rights. He currently serves as chairman of the 11-member Detroit Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC). Read More 


Cathleen BeltzCathleen Beltz

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


Bradley_M.jpgMickey Bradley

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



Gia IrlandoGianina Irlando

Board  Member at Large
Denver, CO
Gia Irlando is the Principal at Irlando Consulting, LLC, having recently left the Denver Office of the Independent Monitor as the Community Relations Ombudsman.  This opportunity allows Gia to use her extensive community network, skills and experience for greater impact on oversight and community building.  Read More 


Janna LewisJanna Lewis

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 


Vaughn_Clarence.jpgClarence Vaughn III

Board  Member at Large
Knoxville, Tennessee

Mr. Clarence L. Vaughn, III is a graduate of Florida A & M University with a B.A. in Business Administration, School of Business Industry. Mr. Vaughn was awarded the “Total Betterment of Whitman School of Management” from the Syracuse University, in which he graduated with honors and received a Master’s of Business Administration concentrating in Organizational Management. Read More 


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


Liana PerezLiana Perez

Director of Operations
Tucson, Arizona

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



Research Fellow
Brooklyn, New York

Michael is a subject matter expert in the field of civilian oversight of law enforcement. He joined NACOLE in early 2017 to work on a research grant awarded to NACOLE by the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Community Oriented Policing Services office.  Read More