Our Team

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

Madeline (Mimi) Carter

Principal

Ms. Carter has been a Principal with CEPP for three decades. She managed many national, state, and local projects on topics including building multidisciplinary collaborative teams, implementing evidence-based practices, developing policy and guidelines to respond to parole and probation violations, advancing effective reentry strategies, and working with unique populations, including women who are justice-involved and people convicted of sexual assault. Ms. Carter led the OJP-sponsored Center for Sex Offender Management from 1996 to 2016. Currently, she serves as the co-director of the Advancing Pretrial Policy and Research (APPR) initiative; the project director for the National Institute of Corrections’ Evidence-Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems initiative; and the architect and director of NIC’s Dosage Probation project. Ms. Carter formerly worked for the Montgomery County (Maryland) Department of Correction and Rehabilitation. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice administration from American University in Washington, D.C. She has published 80 journal articles and handbooks on justice-related topics.

Our Team

Alison Shames

Director

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

Madeline (Mimi) Carter

Principal

Marilyn Van Dieten

Senior Advisor

Matt Alsdorf

Associate Director

Richard Stroker

Director

Supreet Minhas

Program Associate

Tanya Anderson

Senior Manager

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