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Lisa Foster

Co-Director
Lisa Foster is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Fines and Fees Justice Center, a retired judge and the former Director of the Office for Access to Justice at the United States Department of Justice.
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Joanna Weiss

Co-Director
Joanna is the co-founder and co-Director of the Fines and Fees Justice Center. Prior to her work at FFJC, Joanna was the Director of Criminal Justice at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation…
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Staff

Monica Ault

New Mexico State Director
Monica Ault is the Fines and Fees Justice Center’s New Mexico State Director. She works throughout New Mexico to advance state and local campaigns for fines and fees reform, in close …
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Rachele Grieco Cole

Operations and Grants Manager
Rachele Grieco Cole is the Operations and Grants Manager at FFJC. She manages active grants andcontracts and develops and administers internal operational processes.
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Sarah Couture

Florida State Director
Sarah Couture is the Fines and Fees Justice Center’s Florida State Director. She works with community organizations, legislators, and justice system stakeholders to advocate for and advance…
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Tim Curry

Research Director & Amicus Counsel
Tim Curry is the Research Director & Amicus Counsel at the Fines and Fees Justice Center. He coordinates legal, qualitative, and quantitative research to support state and national campaigns and to provide context to how fines and fees affect those within the criminal and juvenile legal systems.
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Jag Davies

Communications Director
Jag Davies leads FFJC’s media relations, manages digital communications, develops messaging for the organization’s state and national campaigns, and crafts the organization’s communications strategy.
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Amy Dixon

Chief Operating Officer
Amy Dixon is the Chief Operating Officer at the Fines and Fees Justice Center. She is principally responsible for leading FFJC’s financial management and implementing the organization’s strategic vision by translating it into a sound operational plan.
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Amber Farrell

New Mexico State Deputy Director
Amber Farrell is the New Mexico State Deputy Director for the Fines and Fees Justice Center working to advance state and local campaigns for fines and fees reform.
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Alex Gibson

Florida Deputy Director
Alex Gibson is the Florida Deputy Director at the Fines and Fees Justice. He works closely with community organizations across the state to reduce the economic impact that fines and fees have on the lives of many Floridians.
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Joni Hirsch

Policy and Program Associate
Joni Hirsch is the Policy and Program Associate at the Fines and Fees Justice Center, managing the Cities and Counties for Fines and Fee Justice initiative.
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Antonya Jeffrey

New York State Director
Antonya Jeffrey is the New York State Director for the Fines and Fees Justice Center. She works statewide to advance local and state campaigns for fines and fees reform.
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Shanelle Johnson

Senior Policy Counsel
Shanelle Johnson is the Senior Policy Counsel at the Fines and Fees Justice Center, responsible for tracking, evaluating and developing policy and best practices for FFJC.
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Priya Sarathy Jones

National Policy & Campaigns Director
Priya Sarathy Jones is the National Policy and Campaigns Director at the Fines and Fees Justice Center. She is principally responsible for supporting and leading national coalitions for fines and fees reform…
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Felicia Montalvo

Communications Deputy Director
Felicia is the Communications Deputy Director for the Fines and Fees Justice Center where she is responsible for designing and managing the organization’s digital presence and media assets across state, …
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Leisa Moseley

Nevada State Director
Leisa Moseley works across Nevada to advance state and local campaigns for fines and fees reform, in close collaboration with a diverse group of stakeholders including advocates…
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Tanisha Pierrette

Research Associate
Tanisha Pierrette is a Research Associate at the Fines and Fees Justice Center, where she translates research, pilot projects and media coverage of fines and fees reform into user-friendly guidance.
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Kelsey Pirnak

New York Deputy Director
Kelsey Pirnak is the New York State Deputy Director for the Fines and Fees Justice Center. Kelsey works closely with a wide range of organizations to collaboratively garner support for local and state campaigns.
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Nick Shepack

Nevada State Deputy Director
Nick Shepack is the Fines and Fees Justice Center’s Nevada State Deputy Director. He works alongside State Director Leisa Moseley to advance state and local campaigns for fines and fees reform.
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Advisory Board

Cortney Sanders

Advisory Board
Cortney Sanders is Senior Manager of State and Policy Analysis at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBBP). Since joining CBBP as a State Policy Fellow, and later as …
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Peter Edelman

Advisory Board
Peter Edelman is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and poverty law and is faculty director of …
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Jason Ehrich

Advisory Board
Jason Ehrich has retired from his role as the SVP of Audience Development and Partnerships for FOX News Channel (FNC) and FOX Business Network (FBN).
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Alexes Harris

Advisory Board
Alexes Harris, Ph.D., is the Presidential Term Professor and Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington. Dr. Harris’ work has spanned the criminal justice system, including juvenile justice, case …
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Juliene James

Advisory Board
Juliene James is Vice President of Criminal Justice at Arnold Ventures. Julie develops and executes investment strategies to reform community supervision, prisons, reintegration, and fines and fees and advance values …
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Miriam Krinsky

Advisory Board
Miriam Krinsky has a unique combination of skills and expertise that enable her to lead Fair and Just Prosecution and serve as a resource for newly elected prosecutors. She previously …
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Karol Mason

Advisory Board
Over the course of her long career, John Jay College President Karol V. Mason has been a legal pioneer and an exceptional voice for equality, fairness, and criminal justice reform. …
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William R. Maurer

Advisory Board
William Maurer is the Managing Attorney of the Washington office of the Institute for Justice. He was the lead counsel in a class action challenge the use of tickets to …
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Jeffrey Selbin

Advisory Board
Jeffrey Selbin is a clinical professor of law and directs the Policy Advocacy Clinic. From 2014 to 2017, Selbin served as co-faculty director of the Henderson Center for Social Justice, and from …
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