Our Board of Directors

Our Staff

Kirstin Cornnell, MS
Kirstin Cornnell, MSInterim Executive Director
302-658-7174 Ext. 25
Kirstin previously served as the SURJ @ DCJ Advocacy Coordinator for two and a half years. Kirstin’s responsibilities at DCJ include advocating on justice-based legislation, developing public education and advocacy curriculum, and developing programs and policies to reduce incarceration rates, while also promoting public safety. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Georgetown University and also holds a Master of Science degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.

Fun fact about Kirstin: Kirstin’s favorite pastime is hanging out with her cat while binge watching TV shows on Netflix.

Jessica Alicea
Jessica AliceaProgram Director, Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP)
Jessica has been employed with DCJ since 2011.
Everett Dickerson
Everett DickersonEducational Instructor, T.H.R.I.V.E

Tracie Dixon, LCSW, CADC
Tracie Dixon, LCSW, CADCMental Health Counselor, Adult Victim Services (AVS)
302-658-7174 Ext. 15
Tracie, a native of Wilmington, Delaware, works full-time as a Clinic Director for an outpatient drug and alcohol treatment facility. Her primary specialty has been working with individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders and those who have experienced trauma. She is an adjunct professor in the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs at West Chester University. She earned her Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and her Master of Social Work at Widener University, where she later earned a certificate in Health Care Management.

Fun fact about Tracie: Tracie enjoys traveling, dancing, yoga and meditation, and spending time with her family.

Barbie Fischer, MA
Barbie Fischer, MAProgram Coordinator, Victim Restoration & Community Mediation Program
302-658-7174 Ext. 24

Cassandra Freeman, MEd
Cassandra Freeman, MEdProgram Coordinator, Truancy Reduction Program
302-658-7174 Ext. 20
Prior to DCJ, Cassandra was employed as a guidance counselor with over six years of experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, with a minor in Finance, from Wilmington University, where she also earned her Master of Education degree. Cassandra says she enjoys working with students and families to help remove barriers that impede growth through academic, career, and personal and social development.

Fun fact about Cassandra: Cassandra enjoys travel and spending time with family.

Erin Goldner
Erin GoldnerInstructor, Victim Sensitivity Program

Brandi Honore-Parker, MS
Brandi Honore-Parker, MSMental Health Counselor, Women in Transition

Judy Hutt, MS
Judy Hutt, MSEducational Instructor, Women in Transition

Suzanne Kirk, LCSW
Suzanne Kirk, LCSWCommunity Reintegration Specialist, Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP)
Suzanne is a social worker, who has provided direct services for several years. She works with older youth and adults who are impacted by the justice system and in transition. Suzanne enjoys assisting participants with identifying and building on their strengths and resources, learning new skills, and working towards making positive changes.
Nikki Kress
Nikki KressProgram Coordinator, Adult Victim Services Program
302-658-7174 ext. 12
Nikki graduated from the University of Delaware with a major in Women Studies/Sociology and a concentration in Domestic Violence Prevention Services. She was an intern at The Wilmington Police Department Victim Services Unit for a year. She then moved on to work in a battered women’s shelter through Child INC. for three years. Nikki is very passionate about working with marginalized populations of people.

Fun Fact about Nikki: Nikki was born as a congenial amputee. She has a blog dedicated to writing about her unique trait! She loves to write gets inspiration to blog from other individuals who aren’t afraid to embrace their differences.

Cindy McDaniel
Cindy McDanielProgram Coordinator, School Offense Diversion Program (SoDP)
302-658-7174 Ext. 23
Years after starting a family and volunteering, Cindy returned to Widener University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Government & Politics in 1990, which included a semester in foreign policy at The American University. When she is not on the clock at DCJ, Cindy’s commitment to her community is driven by her determination to make a difference in and around the issues of social justice and peace–work that sustains her spiritual growth.

Fun fact about Cindy: When her passport was stolen during a trip to Calcutta, Cindy navigated over and through the corrupt landscape without offering a single bribe to get it replaced—a memory that still serves her during challenging times.

Gabrielle Mensah, MSW
Gabrielle Mensah, MSWIntensive Case Manager, Student Warriors Against Gangs and Guns (SWAGG)
302-658-7174 ext. 38

Laura Mood
Laura MoodBookeeper
302-658-7174 ext. 18

Kailyn Richards
Kailyn RichardsOffice Coordinator and Communications Assistant
302-658-7174 ext. 10
Kailyn studied Sociology at the University of Delaware (UD) where she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. While at UD, Kailyn spent a semester as a Youth Street Outreach Worker in Wilmington’s Eastside Community. Inspired by community members, Kailyn continued to fulfill one of her many purposes in life: to alleviate inequality through policy, education, and compassion. Kailyn enjoys reading, yoga, and all things rooted in peace.
Gloria Smith
Gloria SmithCase Manager, Adult Victim Services Program
302-658-7174 ext. 15
Gloria Smith is a 2013 graduate of Wilmington University. In 2016 Gloria began working as a victim advocate with Child Inc.’s Domestic Violence Advocacy Program, providing support services and outreach for the Spanish speaking community. She used her bilingual skills to assist her clients with the Protection from Abuse Order process, providing them with court accompaniment, support, and community resources. Additionally, she attended community outreach events to raise awareness and promote services available to victims of domestic violence. She collaborated regularly and built a strong network with community partners and service providers.
Kate Parker, JD
Kate Parker, JDPolicy Director
302-658-7174 Ext. 26
Kate’s areas of interest include pretrial detention and legal and evidence-based services and systems planning. Prior to joining DCJ in December of 2014, Kate worked as an Assistant Deputy Public Defender in New Jersey.

Fun fact about Kate: Kate’s garden placed second in the New Garden category of the Delaware Center for Horticulture’s Wilmington City Gardens Competition in 2011!

Ameshia White
Ameshia WhiteCommunity Reintegration Case Manager, Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP)

Corry Wright, MPA
Corry Wright, MPAProgram Coordinator, Student Warriors Against Guns and Gangs (SWAGG) Program & Truancy Reduction Program
302-658-7174 Ext. 34
Corry holds a Bachelor degree in Behavioral Science from Wilmington University and has work experience in human services, as well as social and psychological research. He began working with the Delaware Center for Justice in 2014 because he is passionate about reducing recidivism.

Fun fact about Corry: Corry has a sense of adventure and several years ago scaled Mt. Washington, a height of 6,288 feet, in sub-freezing temperatures!