Boards and Councils

FOCUS Advisory Council

The council consists of criminal justice professionals who contribute cutting edge information, help formulate policy decisions, and share best practices. This council meets quarterly.

Dr. Elise Flesher, Research Analyst, Longmont Police Department

Sgt. Lydia Mitchell, Program Supervisor of Boulder County Jail, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office

Lisa Beamer, Probation Officer, 20th Judicial Probation District

Marco Prospero, M.S., L.C.P., Community Transitions Program Manager, Boulder County Community Justice Services

Nancy Salomone, Criminal Defense Attorney

Tracy Goldenberg, M.A., Psychotherapist and NIC Researcher and Trainer

FOCUS Review Board

The Review Board consists of Mentor Advisors, providing an additional level of oversight and support to FOCUS Reentry. They are psychotherapists and master social workers who work with individual mentors, clients, and/or small groups. They serve as a resource contributing to the mentors’ skill set in working through difficult situations. The Review Board holds bi-monthly meetings which provide a venue in which mentors can exchange their experiences and questions.

Tanina Davanzo, M.A., Psychotherapist

Christopher Randol, M.A., Psychotherapist

Tessa Davis, M.A., Consultant

Jennifer Edmiston, FOCUS Graduate