Board of Directors & Staff

Officers

Hutson__S.jpgSusan Hutson

President
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

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. 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.jpgAnthony Finell

Treasurer
Oakland, California
info@nacole.org

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 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 


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 


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 


George_Perezvelez_(1).jpgGeorge Perezvelez

Board  Member at Large
Berkeley, CA

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 


Clarence VaughnClarence 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 


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


Liana PerezLiana Perez

Director of Operations
Tucson, Arizona
perez@nacole.org

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