Committee purpose statement:
This Committee shall concern itself with studying proposed legislation in the fields of criminal law and corrections and prepare position statements that have Executive Board and President Approval. These efforts must be based upon nonpartisan analysis, study and research of specific problems within the scope of the correctional field, and all results and findings of Committee analysis, study and research shall be made available to the public. All legislative activity of the Committee shall serve a public rather than a private interest.
Committee action statement:
The Committee, with the concurrence of the Board of Directors, may support or oppose proposed corrections legislation; positions taken by the Committee must be consistent with our philosophy, mission statement and good correctional practice. Members representing the Association shall not indulge in practices, which could be construed as influence peddling or the placing of undue pressure upon legislators.
Mary Cardinal - DOC Retiree - Committee Chair
Mark Bliven, MN DOC - Central Office
Dain Cain- Retiree - RS EDEN
Tracy Dillard - Washington County
Steve Dornbach- Retired
Tom Feddema- Wright County
Darryl Goebel - MCF-Rush City
Tim Haug- Cass County Probation
Dan Kempf - Hennepin County
Jason Mereness- Ramsey Co. Comm. Corr.
Paul Mickelson- Carlton County
Wayne Niles - MN DOC
Latonya Reeves - Hennepin County
Teresa Riley - Selah Counseling Services
Cal Saari- MCA Legislative Liaison
Jane Schmid- Brown County
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