Our Team

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

Cherrie Smith-Raines

Operations Manager

Cherrie Smith-Raines is an Operations Manager at CEPP, where she 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

Director

Anke Mann

Associate Director

Cherrie Smith-Raines

Operations Manager

Cynthia Mausser

Senior Manager

Denise Symdon

Senior Manager

Dr. Kelvin L. Banks

Associate Director

Edith Han

Digital Manager

Elizabeth Hidalgo

Program Assistant

Erica King

Senior Manager

Holly Ziemer

Director of Communications

Jenna Mackey

Program Manager

Jessica Ireland

Senior Manager

Keilah Joyner

Program Associate

Kristen Persaud

Operations Assistant

Lakisha Fisher

Program Manager

Leilah Gilligan

Director

Marilyn Van Dieten

Senior Advisor

Matt Alsdorf

Associate Director

Melanie Breault Kursun

Communications Manager

Orleny Rojas

Senior Manager, Racial Equity

Richard Stroker

Director

Samuel Steed

Operations Assistant

Spike Bradford

Communications Manager

Tanya Anderson

Associate Director

Tara Boh Blair

Senior Manager

Troy Hatfield

Senior Manager

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