2016-2017 Committees
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2016-2017 ACJS Committees

Academic Review
Chair:  Robert Jerin, Endicott College (2014-2017)

Deputy Chair: Harvey McMurray, North Carolina Central University (2015-2018)
Jeff Bouffard, Sam Houston State University (2014-2017)
Eva Buzawa, University of Massachusetts Lowell  (2016 - 2019)
Bryan Byers, Ball State University (2014-2017)\
Patrick Faiella, Massasoit Community College (2015-2018)
LiYing Li, Metropolitan State University of Denver  (2016 - 2019)
Christine Tartaro, Richard Stockton College of NJ  (2016 - 2019)
Vernetta Young, Howard University (2015-2018)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Faith Lutze

CHAIR CONTACT:
Robert Jerin
Endicott College
376 Hale Street
Beverly, MA  01915
978-232-2184
rajerin@endicott.edu


Affirmative Action    
Chair:  Allison Cotton, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Deputy Chair:  Wilson Palacios, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Julie Marie Baldwin, Missouri State University
Lisa Carter, Florida Southern College
Melchor De Guzman, Georgia Gwinnett College
Nai Gaito, University of West Georgia
Don Gala
Lorna Grant, North Carolina Central University
Sherill Morris-Francis, Mississippi Valley State University
Beth Wiersma, University of Nebraska at Kearney
ACJS Board Liaison:  Ricky Gutierrez

CHAIR CONTACT:
Allison Cotton
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 10
P. O. Box 173362
Denver, CO  80217
303-352-4972
cottona@msudenver.edu


Assessment
Chair:  Elizabeth Quinn, Middle Tennessee University (2015-2018)
Deputy Chair:  Erin Orrick, Sam Houston State University (2016-2019)
Theresa Conover, Miami University, Ohio (2014 -2017)
Jonathan McCombs, Franklin University (2014-2017)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Barbara Sims

CHAIR CONTACT:
Elizabeth Quinn
Middle Tennessee State University
Department of Criminal Justice Administration
1301 E. Main Street
Jones Hall 313
Murfreesboro, TN  37132
615-898-5935
elizabeth.quinn@mtsu.edu


Awards
Chair: Jill Rosenbaum, California State University Fullerton
Deputy Chair:  Wesley Jennings, University of South Florida
ACJS Board Liaison:  Joseph Schafer

CHAIR CONTACT:
Jill Rosenbaum
California State University Fullerton
Department of Criminal Justice
800 North State College Boulevard
Fullerton, CA  92831
714-278-2072
jrosenbaum@fullerton.edu


Business, Finance, and Audit
Chair:  Faith Lutze, Washington State University
Members:  TBD

CHAIR CONTACT:
Faith Lutze
Washington State University
Criminal Justice Program
P.O. Box 644872
Pullman, WA  99164
509-335-2272
lutze@mail.wsu.edu


Committee on National Criminal Justice Month
Chair:  Cassandra Reyes, West Chester University
Deputy Chair:  Jessica Craig, University of North Texas
Jennifer Bourgeois, Lone Star College
Robert Brzenchek, Capella University
Ronald Burns, Texas Christian University
Jessica Craig, University of North Texas
Sara Evans, University of West Florida
Cory Lepage, University of Alaska, Anchorage
David Mackey, Plymouth State University
Jeff Smith, Lawrenceville Police Department
Vidisha Worley, Lamar University
ACJS Board Liaison:  Aimee Delaney

CHAIR CONTACT:
Cassandra Reyes
West Chester University
200 South Avenue
Norwood, PA  19074
610-436-2529
creyes@wcupa.edu


Constitution and By-Laws
Chair:  Delores Jones-Brown, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Exp. 2018)
Deputy Chair: John DeCarlo, University of New Haven (Exp. 2019)
Jeff Bouffard, Sam Houston State University (Exp. 2017)
Wesley Jennings, University of South Florida (Exp. 2017)
Hillary Potter, University of Colorado, Boulder  (Exp. 2018)
Isis N. Walton, Virginia State University (Exp. 2019)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Dean Dabney

CHAIR CONTACT:
Delores Jones-Brown
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration
529 W. 59th Street
New York, NY  20019
212-237-8390
drjb44@aol.com



Ethics
Chair:  Sesha Kethineni, Prairie View A&M University (Exp. 3/17)
Brandon Applegate, University of South Carolina
Ann B. Geisendorfer, Hudson Valley Community College (Exp. 3/18)
Jill A. Gordon, Virginia Commonwealth University (Exp. 3/19)
Sesha Kethineni, Illinois State University (Exp. 3/17)
Christine Tartaro, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Exp. 3/18)
William Wakefield, University of Nebraska at Omaha (Exp. 3/17)
John Winterdyk, Mount Royal University (Exp. 3/19)
ACJS Board Member Liaison:  Brandon Applegate

CHAIR CONTACT:
Sesha Kethineni
Prairie View A&M University
College of Juvenile Justice
POB 519, MS 2600
Prairie View, TX  77466
936-261-5226
srkethineni@pvamu.edu


Membership
Chair:  Camille Gibson, Prairie View A&M University
Deputy Chair:  Tasha Youstin, Florida Atlantic University
Joshua Battin, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Steven Dyer, Thomas College
Kelly Frailing, Loyola University New Orleans
Andre Konze, German Police University
David Makin, Washington State University
Monica Merrill, Youngstown State University
Penny Shtull, Norwich University
Kristin Swartz, University of Louisville
Angela Taylor, Fayetteville State University
Lily Chi-Fang Tsai, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Vanessa Woodward, University of West Georgia
Robert Worley, Lamar University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Camille Gibson
Prairie View A&M University
PO Box 519, MS 2600
Prairie View, TX  77446
936-261-5234
cbgibson@pvamu.edu


Nominations and Elections
Chair:  Brandon Applegate, University of South Carolina
Andrew Giacomazzi, Boise State University
Kareem Jordan, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Cathy Marcum, Appalachian State University
Nancy Marion, University of Akron
Solomon Zhao, Sam Houston State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Brandon Applegate
University of South Carolina
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
1305 Greene Street
Columbia, SC  29208
803-777-7065
applegate@sc.edu


Program
Co-Chairs:  Willard M. Oliver, Sam Houston State University; Nancy Marion, University of Akron
Deputy Co-Chairs:  Nadine Connell, University of Texas at Dallas; Andrea Schoepfer, California State University, San Bernardino
ACJS Board Liaison:  Lorenzo M. Boyd

CHAIR CONTACTS:
Willard M. Oliver
Sam Houston State University
College of Criminal Justice
Box 2296
Huntsville, TX  77341
936-294-4173
woliver@shsu.edu

Nancy Marion
University of Akron
Department of Political Science
Olin Hall 204
Akron, OH  44325
330-972-5551
nmarion@uakron.edu


Public Policy
Chair:  Paul Elam, Public Policy Associates, Inc. (2016 – 2018)
Deputy Chair:  David Myers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2016-2019)
Cherie Dawson-Edwards, University of Louisville (2016-2018)
Kimya Dennis, Salem College (2016-2018)
Manish Madan, Richard Stockton University (2016-2017)
Jon Maskaly, University of Illinois at Chicago (2016-2017)
Jonathan McCombs, Franklin University (2016-2017)
Mitchell Miller, University of North Florida (2016-2017)
Alice Perry, Westfield State University (2016-2017)
John Reitze, California State University, Bernardino (2016-2017)
George Richards, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (2016-2017)
ACJS Board Liaison:  Ed Day

CHAIR CONTACT:
Paul Elam
Public Policy Associates, Inc.
119 Pere Marquette
Lansing, MI  48912
517-485-4477
pelam@publicpolicy.com


Publications
Chair:  Kareem Jordan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Deputy Chair:  Michael White, Arizona State University
Robert Brzenchek, Capella University
Mary Finn, Michigan State University
Krista Gehring, University of Houston Downtown
Ray Newman, Raymond and Colorado Technical University
Travis Pratt, University of Cincinnati
Joan Reid, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
Keith Satterwhite, University of Houston Downtown
ACJS Board Liaison:  Bitna Kim

CHAIR CONTACT:
Kareem Jordan
University of Massachusetts Lowell
School of Criminology and Justice Studies
113 Wilder Street, HSSB Room 493
Lowell, MA  01854
978-934-3956
kareem_jordan@uml.edu


Student Affairs
Chair:  Kenethia McIntosh Fuller, North Carolina Central University
Deputy Chair:  Brie Diamond, Texas Christian University
Julie Baldwin, Missouri State University
Deeanna Button, Richard Stockton University
James Brown, Utica College
Kendra Gentry, Nova Southeastern University
Michael Jiles, Taft College
Stephanie Mizrahi, California State University, Sacramento
Jennifer Moore, DeSales University
Jeremy Olson, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Amie Scheidegger, York College of Pennsylvania
ACJS Board Liaison: Peter Benekos

CHAIR CONTACT:
Kenethia McIntosh Fuller
North Carolina Central University
Department of Criminal Justice
308 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
Durham, NC  27707
919-530-5196
kenethia.fuller@nccu.edu


Teller’s Committee
Chair:  Brandon Applegate, University of South Carolina
TBD

CHAIR CONTACT:
Brandon Applegate
University of South Carolina
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
1305 Greene Street
Columbia, SC  29208
803-777-7065
applegate@sc.edu


AD HOC Committees:

ACJS Today Editor Search Committee
Chair:  Heather L. Pfeifer, University of Baltimore
Leanne Alarid, University of Texas, El Paso
Jay Albanese, Virginia Commonwealth University
Peter Benekos, Mercyhurst University
Melissa Hickman-Barlow, Fayetteville State University
David May, Mississippi State University
Alida Merlo, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Robert Worley, Lamar University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Heather L. Pfeifer
University of Baltimore
1420 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
410-837-5292
hpfeifer@ubalt.edu


Doctoral Summit
Chair:  Heather L. Pfeifer, University of Baltimore
TBD

CHAIR CONTACT:
Heather L. Pfeifer
University of Baltimore
1420 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
410-837-5292
hpfeifer@ubalt.edu
 

Employment Exchange
Coordinator:  James Ruiz, Penn State Harrisburg
Co-Coordinator:  Joongyeup Lee, Penn State Harrisburg

COORDINATOR CONTACT:
James Ruiz
Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA  17057
(717) 948-6292
jmr33@psu.edu


Journal of Criminal Justice Education Editor Search Committee
Chair:  Faith Lutze, Washington State University
George E. Higgins, University of Louisville
Aimee X. Delaney, Worcester State University
Janice Joseph, Stockton University
Frances P. Bernat, Texas A&M International University
Wesley G. Jennings, University of South Florida
Prabha N. Unnithan, Colorado State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Faith Lutze
Washington State University
Criminal Justice Program
P.O. Box 644872
Pullman, WA  99164
509-335-2272
lutze@mail.wsu.edu


President's Committee on ACJS Service, Leadership, and Succession
Chair:  Nicole Leeper Piquero, University of Texas at Dallas
Brandon Applegate, University of South Carolina
Peter J. Benekos, Mercyhurst University
Lorenzo M. Boyd, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
L. Edward Day, Chapman University
Faith Lutze, Washington State University
Mary K. Stohr, Washington State University

CHAIR CONTACT:
Nicole Leeper Piquero
University of Texas at Dallas
Program in Criminology
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX  75080
972-883-2485
npiquero@utdallas.edu


ACJS Representative To:

United Nations
Janice Joseph, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Alternative Representative:  Philip Reichel, University of Northern Colorado

CONTACT:
Janice Joseph
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Criminal Justice Program
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ  08205-9441
(609) 652-4312
josephj@stockton.edu