Co-Chair: Joe Torre, Chairman of the Joe
Torre Safe at Home® Foundation
Mr. Torre, Major League Baseball Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers
and the New York Yankees, created his foundation to educate students,
parents, teachers, and school faculty about the effects of domestic
Co-Chair: Robert Listenbee, Jr., J.D., Chief of the Juvenile Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia
Mr. Listenbee also serves as a member of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Committee of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Father Gregory Boyle, S.J., Founder of Homeboy Industries
Fr. Boyle was ordained as a Jesuit priest in 1984 and serves as
a member of the National Gang Center Advisory Board.
Sharon W. Cooper, M.D., CEO of Developmental & Forensic
Dr. Cooper serves as a consultant and board member of the National
Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Sarah Deer, Citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma
Professor Deer is an assistant professor at William Mitchell College
of Law and her scholarship focuses on the intersection of tribal
law and victims' rights.
Deanne Tilton Durfee, Executive Director of the Los Angeles
County Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (ICAN)
Ms. Tilton Durfee also serves as Chairperson of the National Center
on Child Fatality Review.
Thea James, M.D., Director of the Boston Medical Center
Massachusetts Violence Intervention Advocacy Program
Dr. James is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Boston
Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine.
Alicia Lieberman, Ph.D., Director of the Early Trauma Treatment
Dr. Lieberman is Irving B. Harris Endowed Chair of Infant Mental
Health at UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Child
Trauma Research Program, San Francisco General Hospital.
Robert Macy, Ph.D., Founder, Director, and President of
the International Center for Disaster Resilience-Boston
Dr. Macy is also the founder and Executive Director of the Boston
Children's Foundation and serves as Co-Director of the Division
of Disaster Resilience at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Steven Marans, Ph.D., Director of the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
Dr. Marans is Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, and also serves as director of the Childhood Violent Trauma Center at Yale University.
Jim McDonnell, Chief of Police, Long Beach Police Department,
Chief McDonnell teaches public policy issues at UCLA and served
with the LAPD for 28 years.
Georgina Mendoza, J.D., Community
Safety Director for the City of Salinas, California
Ms. Mendoza has been involved in the California Cities Gang Prevention
Network for the past four years and serves as the Salinas lead
in the White House's National Forum on Youth Violence.
Retired Major General Antonio Taguba, President of TDLS
Consulting, LLC, and Chairman of Pan Pacific American Leaders
and Mentors (PPALM)
General Taguba served 34 years on active duty, including serving
as Deputy Commanding General for Support, Coalition Forces Land
Component Command (CFLCC)/ARCENT/Third U.S. Army, forward deployed
to Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.