Staff

A staff of professionals with expertise in criminal justice issues, law, research, community outreach, direct care, non-profit administration and management and project management, carries out the organization’s activities.

A dedicated Board of Directors with expertise in public policy, social service, and issues related to social and criminal justice lends critical support to the efforts of our staff and is fully engaged in the mission of our organization.


Executive
Andrew Sagvold
Interim President
Mark Hase
Vice President, Policy
Research
Ebony Ruhland
Director of Research
Jennifer Duchschere
Research Assistant
Family Services
Ruth Johnson
Case Advocate / Parent Educator
Thomas Powell
Mentor Coordinator / Educator
Advocacy & Public Policy
Emily Baxter
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy
Joshua Esmay
Criminal Records Attorney
Crime Victim Services
Crime Victim Hotline
24 Hours

612-340-5400
Carolyn Bryant
Crime Victim Services Program Manager
Lisa Underwood
Crime Victim Advocate
Lonna Hunter
Crime Victim Legal Services Program Coordinator
Administration
Joshua Bertsch
Administrative Assistant / IT
Samantha Greer
Accounting/HR Manager
Bradley Bourn
Vista Coordinator / Project Administrator
Development & Marketing
Sandy Hopkins
Development and Marketing Manager

Services/Resources
Crime Victims Hotline:
612-340-5400

Expungement Line:
612-353-3024

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