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Research Evaluation and Data Analysis Advisory Committee (REDAAC) Members

Mission Statement

Promote effectiveness of justice programs in Pennsylvania by providing quality research, evaluation, data collection, and analysis to policy makers, program managers and practitioners.

REDAAC provides advisory support for research projects on a wide variety of Commonwealth-based programs and initiatives.  Completed evaluation report findings can be found on the PACrimeStats.Info website.

  
  
  
  
collapse Role : Chair ‎(1)
Full NameMr. Mark H. Bergstrom
RoleChair
Position TitleExecutive Director
Agency/OrganizationPennsylvania Commission on Sentencing
 
collapse Role : Vice-Chair ‎(1)
Full NameDr. Kristofer Bret Bucklen, Ph.D.
RoleVice-Chair
Position TitleDirector, Bureau of Planning, Research and Statistics
Agency/OrganizationPA Department of Corrections
 
  
  
  
  
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Full NameDr. Art Amann, Ed.D.
RoleMember
Position TitleDirector
Agency/OrganizationMercyhurst College, Public Safety Institute
 
Full NameMr. Christopher J. Braun, MSIT
RoleMember
Position TitleTechnology Coordinator
Agency/OrganizationPA Chiefs of Police Association
 
Full NameMajor Patrick D. Brinkley
RoleMember
Position TitleDirector, Bureau of Research &  Development
Agency/OrganizationPA State Police
 
Full NameMr. Byron Cotter, Esq.
RoleMember
Position TitleChief, Parole, Probation, and Alternative Sentencing Unit
Agency/OrganizationDefender Association of Philadelphia
 
Full NameMs. Meghan M. Dade
RoleMember
Position TitleExecutive Director, Sexual Offenders Assessment Board
Agency/OrganizationPA Board of Probation and Parole
 
Full NameWarden Clair Doll
RoleMember
Position TitleWarden
Agency/OrganizationYork County Prison
 
Full NameHonorable Michael A. George
RoleMember
Position TitlePresident Judge
Agency/OrganizationCourt of Common Pleas of Adams County
 
Full NameMs. Michele Hiester
RoleMember
Position TitleChief, Division of Research and Evaluation
Agency/OrganizationPA Department of Corrections & Board of Probation and Parole
 
Full NameDr. Ellen M. Kurtz, Ph.D.
RoleMember
Position TitleDirector of Research
Agency/OrganizationPhiladelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department
 
Full NameMr. Neil Malady
RoleMember
Position TitleDirector, Office of Policy & Legislation
Agency/OrganizationPA Board of Probation and Parole
 
Full NameDr. Edward P. Mulvey, Ph.D.
RoleMember
Position TitleProfessor of Psychiatry and Director, Law and Psychiatry Research
Agency/OrganizationUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
 
Full NameDr. Kim Nieves, Ph.D.
RoleMember
Position TitleDirector of Policy & Research
Agency/OrganizationAdministrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
 
Full NameMs. Brinda Carroll Penyak
RoleMember
Position TitleDeputy Director
Agency/OrganizationCounty Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania
 
Full NameMr. Greg Rowe, Esq.
RoleMember
Position TitleLegislative Liaison
Agency/OrganizationPA District Attorney's Association
 
Full NameMr. Robert Stanzione
RoleMember
Position TitleChief Juvenile Probation Officer
Agency/OrganizationBucks County
 
Full NameMr. Richard D. Steele
RoleMember
Position TitleExecutive Director
Agency/OrganizationJuvenile Court Judges’ Commission
 
Full NameMr. Eric Webb
RoleMember
Position TitleExecutive Director
Agency/OrganizationPA Justice Network (JNET)
 
Full NameMs. Diana Woodside
RoleMember
Position TitleDirector, Office of Policy, Grants & Legislative Affairs
Agency/OrganizationPA Department of Corrections
 
  
  
  
  
collapse Role : PCCD Consultant ‎(1)
Full NameMs. Sue Copella
RolePCCD Consultant
Position TitleDirector
Agency/OrganizationPA State Data Center
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Role : Staff ‎(2)
Full NameMr. Michael Pennington
RoleStaff
Position TitleExecutive Director
Agency/OrganizationPennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
E-mailmpenningto@pa.gov
Phone(717) 265-8461
 
Full NameMs. Kirsten Kenyon
RoleStaff
Position TitleDirector, Office of Research, Evaluation and Strategic Policy Development
Agency/OrganizationPennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
E-mailkkenyon@pa.gov
Phone(717) 265-8505