Alison Clifford, Director of Health Care Project
Lisa A. Frisch, Director of Public Policy and Criminal Justice Programs
Colleen McGrath, Former Director of Criminal Justice Programs
Lizette C. Rivera, Director of Batterers Intervention Project
Sujata Warrier, Director New York City Program
Gwen Wright, Director of Community Coordination
Special appreciation goes to Sally Berry, Vera House, Onondaga County; Danielle Jose, Domestic Violence Prevention Project, Clinton County; Phyllis Korn, Alternatives for Battered Women, Monroe County; Eileen Maddock, Orange County Safe Homes Project, Inc., Orange County; Sujata Warrier, NYSOPDV, New York City; and Kevin Williams, The Net Domestic Abuse Project, Steuben County for their efforts in coordinating the local community forums; and to the approximately one hundred fifty participants of the six community forums who provided perceptive and constructive comments on the model policy draft.
Thanks to the following individuals and agencies that provided extensive and insightful comment on the model policy draft: Linda Bean, Alternatives for Battered Women; Robin Bramwell, Governor’s Office of Employee Relations; Maureen Casey, former Counsel to the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services; Karen Commeret, Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center; Phyllis B. Frank, Volunteer Counseling Services; Ronald Gaudia, Westchester Jewish Community Services; William M. Hall, Acting Dean of Alfred University; Violet Hawkins, Victim Services Agency; Carolyn Hedlund, Mental Health Association of Westchester; Patricia Henry, New York City Mayor’s Office; Lee Joly, formerly of the Niagara County Task Force on Domestic Violence; Geynell Lawrence, Urban Center for Change; Kate Liebman, formerly with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Health Services; Maryellen Martirano, Westchester County District Attorney’s Office; Carol Most, Women’s Bar for the State of New York; Michael Nalbone, Putnam County Sheriff’s Department; Jeanine Pirro, Westchester County District Attorney; Evelyn Roth, FEGS Long Island Division; Helen Scholfield, Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic