Members

Jen Albrecht, PhD- Investigations Supervisor, Hennepin County Child Protection

Brandon Alkire, JD- Justice for Families Director, Fourth Judicial District

Janice Blackmon- Supervisor, Seward Neighborhood Probation, Hennepin County Community Corrections & Rehabilitation

Honorable Michael Burns- Judicial Officer, Fourth Judicial District

Erica Coy- Detective, Eden Prairie Police Department

Theresa Dykoschak, JD- Pro Bono Counsel- The Advocates for Human Rights

Valerie Estrada*- Corrections Unit Supervisor, Hennepin County Community Corrections & Rehabilitation

Tara Ferguson Lopez, JD- Senior Assistant County Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office 

Sarah Greenman, PhD- Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice & Forensic Science, Hamline University

Bethany Hurd, JD- Owner/Attorney, Hurd Law PLLC

Polly Krause, JD- Attorney- Adult Representation Services, Hennepin County

Siri Lokensgard- Legal Services Specialist, Hennepin County Attorney’s Officer, Domestic Abuse Service Center

Referee Mary Madden, Project Chair*- Judicial Officer, Fourth Judicial District Court

Heather Magnuson, JD- Assistant City Attorney, Bloomington City Attorney’s Office

Kim Mammedaty, JD- Senior Assistant County Attorney- Child Protection Division, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office

Nate Messmer- Probation Officer, Hennepin County Community Corrections & Rehabilitation

Stephanie Morgan, JD- Assistant County Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office

Christine Olson- Officer- South Lake Minnetonka Police Department

Linnea Olson- Probation Officer, Hennepin County Community Corrections & Rehabilitation

Jennifer Prax, MA*- Evaluator/Mediator- Family Court Services, Hennepin County 

Marcy Podkopacz, PhD- District Court Administration, Fourth Judicial District Court

Bruce Renken, PhD- Senior Clinical Forensic Psychologist, Fourth Judicial District Court

Cecelia Rude, Domestic Violence Community Navigator, Minneapolis Police Department

Lindsay Siolka, JD*- Attorney, Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office

Gretchen Zettler, JD*- Assistant City Attorney, Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office

*Member of the Advisory Board