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Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Mission

Summary

Guide and oversee the administration of Commission activities and, between Commission meetings, act on behalf of the Commission.

Members


Chair

Jeremiah Stromberg

Assistant Director, Oregon

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Biography

Jeremiah Stromberg is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Community Corrections for the Oregon Department of Corrections. This role includes oversight of the community corrections grant in aid funding; development of statewide legislation, policies, and ru

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Jeremiah Stromberg is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Community Corrections for the Oregon Department of Corrections. This role includes oversight of the community corrections grant in aid funding; development of statewide legislation, policies, and rules that govern community corrections; Jail Inspections; program evaluations; liaison between the Counties of Oregon and the Department of Corrections; and Interstate Compact.


Jeremiah served on the Oregon Board of Parole & Post-Prison Supervision from 2009–2012, first as the Executive Director before being appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber as a member of the Board. From 1997–2009, he worked for Multnomah County Department of Community Justice in Portland, Oregon in a variety of roles including: Lead of the Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Unit within the Juvenile Detention Center; Manager of the Adult Secure Residential Treatment Program; Manager of the START Drug Court; Manager of the Parole and Probation Domestic Violence Unit, and Manager of the Local Control Supervision Unit.

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Vice Chair

Hope Cooper

Deputy Secretary – Community and Field Services, Kansas

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Biography

Hope Cooper has served as Deputy Secretary of Community and Field Services since June 2016. Cooper joined the KDOC in 2008 as a program consultant in the community corrections division and had served as warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility prior to being promoted to

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Hope Cooper has served as Deputy Secretary of Community and Field Services since June 2016. Cooper joined the KDOC in 2008 as a program consultant in the community corrections division and had served as warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility prior to being promoted to the KDOC’s director of community corrections. Cooper previously worked as a probation officer for the U.S. District Courts in Topeka and for Community Solutions, Inc., an adult day reporting center in Topeka. Cooper has a master’s degree in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice, both from Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska.

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Treasurer

Gary Roberge

Director, Connecticut

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Biography

Gary Roberge is the Executive Director for the State of Connecticut – Judicial Branch’s Court Support Services Division as well as the Commissioner of Interstate Compact for Connecticut. He has over 29 years of criminal justice experience within the Branch. Prior to obtai

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Gary Roberge is the Executive Director for the State of Connecticut – Judicial Branch’s Court Support Services Division as well as the Commissioner of Interstate Compact for Connecticut. He has over 29 years of criminal justice experience within the Branch. Prior to obtaining supervisory and managerial positions, his career began with the Office of the Chief Bail Commissioner as a line officer providing direct service to the courts.

Mr. Roberge received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Connecticut State University and Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of Hartford. He is also an adjunct professor in the Central Connecticut State University Criminology Department.

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Standing Committee Chairs

Regional Representatives

Victims Advocate

  • Richard Barajas, Ex Officio / National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), VA (Ex Officio)