Our Team

Our team is built on individuals with various backgrounds in the criminal justice field.

Cherrie Smith-Raines

Administrative Manager

Ms. Smith-Raines is responsible for managing the daily administrative work of the organization, which includes ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, and compliance with federal, state, and foundation grant regulations; managing human resources; and ensuring stewardship of CEPP’s overall resources. Ms. Smith-Raines has more than 25 years of administrative experience and has been employed with CEPP since 2005.

Our Team

Alison Shames

Senior Associate

Anke Mann

Chief Financial Officer

Cherrie Smith-Raines

Administrative Manager

Denise Symdon

Senior Manager

Edith Han

Digital Manager

Holly Ziemer

Director of Communications

Jenna Mackey

Program Associate

Jessica Ireland

Senior Manager

Keilah Joyner

Program Assistant

Kelvin Banks

Senior Manager

LaWanda Johnson

Communications Manager

Leilah Gilligan

Director of Operations

Madeline (Mimi) Carter

Principal

Marilyn Van Dieten

Senior Advisor

Matt Alsdorf

Senior Advisor

Richard Stroker

Senior Associate

Supreet Minhas

Program Associate

Tanya Anderson

Senior Manager

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