Our Team

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

Supreet Minhas

Program Associate

Ms. Minhas provides support for the Advancing Pretrial Policy and Research (APPR) initiative. Prior to working at CEPP, she was a Program Analyst for the Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice. As a Program Analyst, she provided administrative and programmatic support for projects such as the National Resource Center on Reaching Victims, the Accessing Safety initiative, and the NoVo Coalition on Ending Violence Against People with Disabilities. She began her career at Vera as Center Coordinator and worked on creating and managing contracts, processing fiscal invoices, and planning meetings and events. Ms. Minhas has extensive experience working in legal and public interest law environments, having previously worked at the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School, the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School, and Shearman & Sterling, LLP. She is a graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University, and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science.

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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