The Steering Committee includes representatives from across the Northwest working in the field of restorative justice, ranging from non-profit and government agencies to individuals working in private practice. These private and public agencies, along with volunteer citizens work together to plan the forum each year.
If you are interested in hearing more about what your participation on the Steering Committee might look like, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Steering Committee Members
Melinda Sonnen Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist Idaho Department of Juvenile Correction (208) 799-3332 Email
Scott Smith (2019-2021 Co-Chair) Restorative Justice Program Manager, Center for Dialogue and Resolution Eugene, OR (541) 344-5366 Email
Deidra Gibson-Cairns Program Specialist Sr. Education Advocate and Restorative Practices Coordinator Department of Community Justice, Juvenile Services Division Multnomah County (503) 209-2964 Email
Jillian Kellington (2019-2021 Co-Chair) Victim Services Coordinator, Clackamas County Juvenile Department Oregon City, OR (503) 650-3109 Email
Charnetta Hutson Restorative Justice Program Manager, Portland Public Schools (971) 269-9713 Email
Jimmy McCarty, Ph.D. Director, Center for Equity and Inclusion Affiliate Instructor, School of Education University of Washington Tacoma (253) 692-5699 Email
Paul Sutton Ambassador (Deep Dive/Reentry) Community Passageways (206) 474-7252 Email
NW Justice Forum a collaborative effort of restorative justice practitioners across Idaho, Oregon and Washington