Board of Directors

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Our Board of Directors is composed of leaders in the fields of death penalty law, criminal justice reform, racial and social justice, civil rights, and interfaith organizing.

 

Mike Farrell

President
Mike Farrell is an actor and a human rights and social justice advocate. He has traveled the country, speaking, writing...
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Sarah Sanger

Chair
Sarah Sanger is an associate attorney with Sanger Swysen & Dunkle in Santa Barbara. She works on criminal defense matters...
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Linda Fox

Vice Chair of Program
Linda Fox has been an advocate of death penalty abolition for more than three decades. Now retired, she is a...
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Robert M. Myers

Vice Chair of Development
Robert M. Myers grew up in Northern Orange County when there were more orange trees than people. He graduated from...
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Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt

Vice Chair of Outreach
Born and raised in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, Lawanda moved to California and became an Investigator with the Santa Barbara County...
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Garland Allen

Treasurer
Garland Allen is the former Chicago Market Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's state and local tax consulting practice and before that...
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Robert D. Bacon

Bob Bacon practices law in Oakland. He has represented California death-sentenced prisoners on appeal and habeas corpus since 1990. He...
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Reiss Clauson-Wolf

Reiss Clauson-Wolf is a writer/producer from Philadelphia. He attended Germantown Friends School, and thus spent his formative years being schooled...
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Max Carter-Oberstone

Max Carter-Oberstone is an appellate litigator. He is currently a Managing Associate in Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe's Supreme Court and...
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Peggy Farrell

Peggy Farrell is a solo practitioner with more than 18 years of experience fighting to enforce the civil rights of...
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Sherry Frumkin

Sherry Frumkin has been combining her passion for art and social justice for nearly three decades. She has been Director...
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Mark Kimber

Secretary
Mark Kimber is the past-President of the Salinas Steinbeck Rotary Club, the founder of a travel agency in Salinas, a...
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Takehiko Kawame

Takehiko (Take) Kawame is one of Japan's leading death penalty attorneys and represents a client on Japan's death row pro...
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Fred Luskin

Dr. Luskin continues to serve as Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects...
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Stacy Mallicoat

Stacy L. Mallicoat is a Professor of Criminal Justice at California State University, Fullerton. Her research focuses on issues of...
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Father Chris Ponnet

Fr. Chris Ponnet is a pastor at the St. Camillus Center for Spiritual Care in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of...
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Ed Redlich

Ed Redlich is currently a television writer/producer working for Paramount Television. He was an Executive Producer on "Without a Trace,"...
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Tracy K. Rice

As Vice President, Development, for Public Counsel, Tracy Rice continues her long history of passionate work for civil rights and...
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Stephen F. Rohde

Stephen F. Rohde is a constitutional lawyer, lecturer, writer and political activist. He is chair emeritus of the ACLU Foundation...
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Robert Sanger

Robert Sanger has been a criminal defense lawyer in Santa Barbara for over 40 years and has defended people charged...
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Shakeel Syed

Shakeel Syed is the Executive Director of the Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD.org) and also serve the...
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Sarah Timberman

Timberman founded her Sony Pictures Television-based production company, 25C Productions (now Timberman/Beverly Productions) in 2003. Timberman (along with partner Carl...
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Toni Trucks

Toni Trucks comes from a strong and varied acting background with roots in the theatre. Toni spent her early career...
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Bethany Webb

Beth Webb is a member of California Crime Victims for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and a tireless advocate of...
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Richard Wollack

Richard Wollack is a real estate investment manager for institutional and individual investors for over 35 years. He also founded...
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