Office of Community Corrections

Community Corrections Advisory Board (C.C.A.B.)

Strategic Plan for the Kalamazoo County Community Corrections Advisory Board (C.C.A.B.)
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This 13 member board was established in Kalamazoo in 1990. Public Act 511, which created Community Corrections programs statewide, mandates the populations from which representatives on the Advisory Board are selected. The CCAB provides the Community Corrections Director and staff with fundamental expertise on justice related issues during the monthly meetings.

Meetings are held on the 3rd Friday in the months of January, March, May, July, September and November at 7:30 a.m. at the Sheriff's Department. The current members are:

Joshua Jacobs Health & Community Services
Steve Burnham Probate Court Administrator
Bob Butkiewicz Community Mental Health
Julie Clark Department of Corrections
Jeffrey Getting Prosecuting Attorney
Richard Fuller Sheriff - Vice Chair
Pamela Lightvoet Circuit Court Judge - CCAB Chair
Tim Bourgeois Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief
Jeff Heppler County Board Representative
John McNeill Media Representative
Keith Turpel Defense Attorney
Antonio Mitchell Business Community
Paul Bridenstine District Court Judge
Bill Schma General Public Representative