Board of Directors & Staff


Anthony FinnellAnthony Finnell

Indianapolis, IN

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 Read More 

Florence 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

The Secretary will be elected by the NACOLE Board of Directors at their next scheduled meeting.

George Perezvelez

Berkeley, California
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George Perezvelez has 17 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 participated in 1st Amendment rights demonstrations in Boston, Massachusetts and Atlanta, Georgia. George has served Read More 

Pierce MurphyGianina Irlando

Past President
Bay Area, CA
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Gianina Irlando is new to the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District’s Office of the Independent Police Auditor (BART OIPA).  Since 2019, Ms. Irlando was the Principal at Irlando Consulting, LLC where she worked with jurisdictions in Colorado and California to enhance law enforcement oversight infrastructure with an emphasis on stakeholder engagement. As the former Community Relations Ombudsman with Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor, Gia spearheaded the development Read More 


Board Members At-Large

Edward Harness

Board Member at Large
Louisville, KY

Mr. Edward Harness, J.D. has been involved in justice since 1982 and has served as a police officer, commissioner, attorney, Director and currently as Inspector General for Louisville Metro Government.  Now in his 4th decade of service, Harness has provided oversight for over 2 million citizens in three communities 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 

Kim Neal

Board Member at Large
Alexandria, VA

Kim Neal became the City of Alexandria, Virginia’s Inaugural Independent Policing Auditor and Director in December 2022. Overall, my key responsibility is to enhance positive police accountability to the community through investigations as well as monitoring and/or mediating administrative investigations, operational reviews and all other law enforcement functions in which policing impacts community. Read More 

Nashla Rivas Salas

Nashla 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 


Cameron McEllhineyCameron McEllhiney

Executive Director
Indianapolis, Indiana

Cameron McEllhiney is the newly appointed and first Executive Director of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE).  As such, she works to provide the support and training necessary to establish and sustain robust, effective oversight of police, jails and prisons. Since 1998 she has been a dedicated member of NACOLE and taken on many roles as the organization has grown.  As the Director of Training and Education, she played a leading role in developing, coordinating, delivering, and evaluating local, national, and international training programs. Read More

Tina_Barr-6455-cropped3.jpgTina Barr

Director of Training and Education
Richmond, VA
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Tina Barr joined NACOLE in August 2023 as Director of Training and Education. She first became involved with civilian oversight of law enforcement in 2019 as a member of a grassroots organization in Fayetteville, NC, that spearheaded efforts to establish an independent oversight entity in the city. Immediately before joining the NACOLE team, Tina was an assistant professor of social work at Hood College  Read More


Karen Williams

Event Coordinator
Kansas City, MO
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Karen Williams is a part-time contract event coordinator for NACOLE, supporting the Executive Director and Director of Training 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

Mary Pettigrew

Administrative Assistant
Las Vegas, NV
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Originally from the vibrant city of Los Angeles, California, I studied Computer Science and Engineering at California State University, Long Beach, where I cultivated my passion for problem-solving and innovation. In 1998, I embarked on a new chapter of my life by relocating to the city of Atlanta. Read More