Committee Members

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Committee members

Chair

  • Catherine Johnson, Community Corrections and Rehabilitation Department, director

Vice Chair

  • Steve Fletcher, council member

Hennepin County

  • Michael Freeman, county attorney
  • Irene Fernando, commissioner
  • Jeff Lunde, commissioner
  • David Hutchinson, Sheriff’s Office, sheriff
  • Mark Thompson, assistant county administrator
  • Kassius Benson, chief public defender
  • Leah Kaiser, Senior Department Administrator, Human Services

City of Minneapolis

  • Jacob Frey, mayor
  • Medaria Arradondo, Minneapolis Police Department, chief
  • Phillipe Cunningham, council member
  • Jim Rowader, City Attorney

Fourth Judicial District Court

  • Toddrick Barnette, chief judge
  • Juan Hoyos, Juvenile Court presiding judge
  • Tamara Garcia, Criminal Court presiding judge
  • Sarah Lindahl-Pfieffer, judicial district administrator

Hennepin County Suburbs and Specialty Law Enforcement

  • Rolf Sponheim, Suburban Prosecutors Association
  • Jason Nelson, Hennepin Police Chiefs Association
  • Matt Clark, University of Minnesota Police Department, chief
  • Tim Busse, City of Bloomington, mayor 
  • Eric Werner, City of Maple Grove Police Department, chief
  • Julie Maas-Kusske, City of Maple Plain, mayor

CJCC Staff

  • Jill Hermanutz, CJCC director