Office of Community Corrections

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

The local community corrections advisory board is created pursuant to 1988 PA 511 (MCL 791.407), to advise and assist the local community corrections department with the identification and implementation of a strategic and comprehensive corrections program; a program which will maintain the public safety while reducing the prison commitment rate for Kalamazoo County and its environs.

Specialty Area Representative Term Expiration
Business Community    
County Commissioner Julie Rogers***
Defense Attorney Keith Turpel** 9/30/2021
Media John McNeill 9/30/2021
Probate Court Steven Burnham 9/30/2021
Probation Lara Neuman 9/30/2021
Service Area Representative –
   Community Alternative Programs
Jim Edwards 9/30/2021
Sheriff Richard C. Fuller, III 9/30/2021
Workforce Development Board Dallas Oberlee 9/30/2021
Local Law Enforcement Scott Merlo 9/30/2020
Circuit Court Judge Alexander Lipsey 9/30/2020
District Court  Judge Christopher Haenicke 9/30/2020
Service Area Representative –
   Mental Health/Substance Abuse
Lindsey O’Neil 9/30/2020
Prosecuting Attorney Jeffrey Getting* 9/30/2020
Service Area Representative –
   Education/Employment
Kate Miller 9/30/2020

*    CCAB Chairperson
**   CCAB Vice-Chairperson and Governor appointee to the State Community Corrections Advisory Board
***  Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners Chairperson