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.
To apply to be a part of the NW Justice Forum Steering Committee,click here.
Current Steering Committee Members
Melinda Sonnen Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist Idaho Department of Juvenile Correction (208) 799-3332 Email
Rhea DuMont, MA (2016-19 Committee Co-Chair) Restorative Justice Specialist Senior Juvenile Services Division of the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice (503) 988-4242 Email
Mindy Johnston, MS Community Director, Vancouver WA Lutheran Community Services (360) 694-5624 x23 Email
Raphi Miller Director of Education and School Services, Medford OR Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice (541) 770-6022 Email
Jillian Kellington (2019-2021 Committee Co-Chair) Victim Services Coordinator, Oregon City OR Clackamas County Juvenile Department 503-650-3109 Email
Scott Smith (2019-2021 Committee Co-Chair) Restorative Justice Program Manager, Eugene OR Center for Dialogue and Resolution (541) 344-5366 Email
Barb Toews, Ph.D Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice University of Washington Tacoma (253) 692-5639 Email
NW Justice Forum a collaborative effort of restorative justice practitioners across Idaho, Oregon and Washington