Two New Members Join Board
The National Commission on Correctional Health Care welcomes Alison O. Jordan, MSW, LCSW, and Carol Cramer Brooks, MPA, to its board of directors.
Ms. Jordan is an internationally recognized public health professional with more than 20 years of senior government and health system management experience. For the past 15 years she has led the design, development and implementation of Reentry & Continuity Services for Correctional Health Services, a division of NYC Health + Hospitals, and linkages to community care after incarceration in New York City jails. She also is a governing councilor for APHA’s Medical Care section and coordinator of its Justice-Impacted and Incarcerated Health Committee. She replaces Joseph Goldenson, MD, as the American Public Health Association liaison to the board.
Ms. Cramer Brooks’ career focus includes training, technical assistance and program and curriculum development. Currently a consultant, her previous positions include director of training and confinement education for the National Juvenile Detention Association and director of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Center for Youth in Custody. She is also a former director of program development and support services for the State of Michigan’s Department of Human Services, Bureau of Juvenile Justice. Ms. Cramer Brooks serves as the National Partnership for Juvenile Services liaison to the NCCHC board, replacing David W. Roush, PhD, LPC.
The appointments took effect Oct. 13 during the NCCHC board meeting.