The CSG Justice Center Welcomes New Senior Leaders

January 29, 2024

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is proud to introduce and extend a warm welcome to three exceptional individuals who have joined our organization, representing their respective areas of focus on the senior leadership team. Each brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and enthusiasm that will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of the CSG Justice Center.

Dr. Maya McDoom, Director of Strategic Alignment  

In her role, Dr. McDoom guides collaboration among the CSG Justice Center’s leadership team and enhances organizational alignment on priorities and outcomes. She brings her expertise in research and operations with valuable experience from the Center for Policing Equity and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. McDoom’s previous work has focused on health equity and program management.  

Christopher Horn, Director of Communications and External Affairs 

Christopher excels in strategic planning and digital communications and oversees the development and implementation of the CSG Justice Center’s communications strategies. Previously, Christopher led communications at both C40 Cities and American Forests, where he spearheaded global and regional initiatives to raise awareness of the organizations’ key issues and programmatic goals. 

Susan Gottesfeld, Director of Reentry Initiatives  

Susan leads the CSG Justice Center’s reentry and juvenile justice initiatives, bringing her extensive experience in serving individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. She previously served as the chief program officer and executive vice president at the Osborne Association, specializing in alternative incarceration programs. Susan’s career reflects her dedication to reducing the human and economic costs of incarceration.  





To learn more about the exceptional community of individuals who fuel the CSG Justice Center’s work, visit our Team page. 

Photo by Patrick Tomasso via Unsplash  

About the author

kevin dugan
Public Affairs Manager, Communications and External Affairs
Kevin Dugan facilitates public affairs and communications efforts to expand and promote CSG Justice Center initiatives. Prior to joining the CSG Justice Center, Kevin worked on a variety of advocacy efforts throughout New York, working directly with college students to
become advocates for themselves and their communities. Kevin has a BA in political science from Binghamton University, SUNY. 
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