Contact Mental Health Staff

The Council of State Governments Justice Center is a policy organization that offers non-partisan recommendations and consensus-driven strategies to local, state, and federal governments on criminal justice issues. The Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project is a project of the Council of State Governments Justice Center. Inquiries about the Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project or other CSG Justice Center mental health-related work can be directed to:

Council of State Governments Justice Center
100 Wall St., 20th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 482-2320
Fax: (212) 482-2344

Justice Center staff working on Mental Health Program projects:
Dan Baeder, Program Associate
Alex Blandford, Senior Policy Analyst 
David D'Amora, Division Director, National Initiatives 
Jan De La Cruz, Program Associate
Shannon Fergus, Operations Coordinator 
Nicole Jarrett, Senior Policy Analyst 
Stephanie Joson, Policy Analyst
Cynthea Kimmelman-DeVries, Deputy Program Director, Behavioral Health
Gerard Murphy, Deputy Division Director, National Initiatives 
Phoebe Potter, Program Director, Behavioral Health
Bonnie Sultan, Policy Analyst
Sheila Tillman, Program Associate


The Mental Health Program does not provide direct services, legal services, or legal advice.