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Michigan Community Corrections Board

The Michigan Community Corrections Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Director for the Michigan Department of Corrections and is charged with approving many components of community corrections programs including: goals, eligibility criteria, program guidelines, program standards and policies, the application process, procedures for funding, and criteria for evaluation.
The Board consists of 13 members, each representing a certain entity related to corrections. Board members serve 4-year terms.The appointments of this board are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.



Contact Information

Crissa Blankenburg, CBSP
Office of Community Corrections, A/Manager
206 E. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48910
Phone: (517) 599-4286
Fax: (517) 373-9545

Current Members

Heidi Washington
Director of Department of Corrections

Anna R. Kohn, Detroit 
Represents the general public, t
erm expires 3/31/2023
L. Paul Bailey, Berrien Center
Represents county sheriffs, t
erm expires 3/31/2023
Jake W. Smith, Battle Creek
Represents county commissioners, t
erm expires 3/31/2023

Marilena David-Martin, Detroit 
Represents criminal defense attorneys, term expires 3/31/24

Marlene Davis, Ph.D., Southfield - Chairperson
Represents the general public, term expires 3/31/24

William DeBoer, Byron Center
Represents existing community alternatives program, term expires 3/31/24 

Natalie Thompson, South Haven
Represents city police departments, term expires 3/31/24

The Honorable Bradley Knoll, Holland
Represents district court judges, term expires 3/31/25

The Honorable Martha Anderson, Troy
Represents circuit court judges, t
erm expires 3/31/25

Kevin Krieg, Saline
Represents the general public, t
erm expires 3/31/25

Jennifer C. Janetsky, Flushing
Represents county prosecuting attorneys, t
erm expires 3/31/25

Brandon Davis, Muskegon
Represents members of city government, t
erm expires 3/31/25