- Charlene Autolino – Chair
- Lorna Pallares – Former Chair
- Dr. Andrea Dauber-Griffin – Vice Chair
- Jahzi Jackson-McCree – Executive Secretary
Chair, Employment Subcommittee: Charlene Autolino
Charlene is currently the Chair of the San Diego Reentry Roundtable and has held the position of Vice Chair and Secretary and has been leading Prison Ministry for over 17 years. She serves on several committees’ and Board’s. Charlene has the experience and expertise in the area of Outreach and Networking.
Chair, Policies and Procedures/Legislative Subcommittee: Jennifer Gomez, B.A
Jennifer Gomez is Program Coordinator for UC Irvine’s LIFTED (Leveraging Inspiring Futures Through Educational Degrees) Program – the first UC BA degree-granting program for currently incarcerated individuals; and ACCESS Ambassador for Cal Voices – the oldest continuously operating peer-run consumer advocacy agency in California. Jennifer is a formerly incarcerated alumni of UC San Diego where she received her B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. She currently serves on multiple boards and committees of social justice-seeking organizations, including Underground Scholars, Inc., Rising Scholars Mentorship Program at Southwestern College and the San Diego Re-entry Roundtable Policy & Procedure/Legislative Committee. Jennifer’s purpose in life is to use her voice and lived experience with addiction, behavioral health, and the criminal legal system to advocate for herself and others to help empower others and end systemic barriers and mass incarceration.
Co-Chair: Dr. Andrea Dauber-Griffin
Housing and Transportation Subcommittee: Jahzi Jackson-McCree
Chair, Education Subcommittee: Abby Gillespie
Abby Gillespie is a doctoral student in the Biological Sciences program at UC San Diego. She volunteers as an instructor and head of advocacy for the UCSD Science Class Jail Program, an outreach group that teaches science to individuals who are incarcerated at East Mesa and Las Colinas reentry facilities. She is working to break down the systemic barriers that prevent those who are system-impacted from accessing an education.