Our Team

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

Tanya Anderson

Senior Manager

Ms. Anderson was formerly the Pretrial Services Coordinator for the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, providing technical assistance and training for pretrial agencies, the judiciary, and criminal justice stakeholders throughout Illinois. Ms. Anderson began her career in Kane County Court Services in 1989 as a youth counselor. During her tenure with Kane County, she served in various positions in pretrial release and supervision. She is a member of the National Association of Pretrial Services (NAPSA) and NAPSA Education Committee. In 2016, Ms. Anderson was appointed to the National Institute of Corrections’ Pretrial Executive Network. She holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in human resources, with a certificate in organizational leadership from Aurora University (Illinois).

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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