Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council


The Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council serves as a forum to address issues in community corrections, the Council advises and assists the Division of Criminal Justice in analyzing and identifying problems or needs, recommending policy modifications or procedural changes and developing strategies.

Council members represent various units of government and private interests. Members are appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the Governor and receive no compensation for their participation.

Council Member List

Community Corrections Advisory Council Meetings

All meetings of the Council are held at the Division of Criminal Justice 3rd Floor Conference Room, 710 Kipling Street, Lakewood, starting at 12:00pm unless otherwise announced on the Public Meeting Calendar.   If you need more information, copies of agenda, or copies of minutes from meetings not listed here, please contact Wendy Bacchi at the Office of Community Corrections, or 303-239-4586.

Current Agenda/Minutes

Friday, January 29, 2021 Agenda

Past Agenda/Minutes

Friday, February 7, 2020/Agenda/Minutes

***Friday, March 27, 2020***  This emergency meeting was called to address issues related to Covid 19.

Friday, April 3, 2020/Agenda/Minutes This meeting was canceled.

Friday, June 5, 2020/Agenda/Minutes

Friday, August 7, 2020/Agenda/Minutes

Friday, October 2, 2020/Agenda/Minutes


Friday, February 1, 2019/Agenda/Minutes

Friday, April 26, 2019/Agenda/Minutes

Friday, June 14, 2019/Agenda/Minutes 

Friday, August 16, 2019/Agenda/Minutes

Friday, October 24, 2019/Agenda/Minutes


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Local Community Corrections Boards

Local Community Corrections Boards oversee community corrections programs that operate in their communities.

If you have questions or concerns related to a local Community Corrections program, please start by contacting the Board in the county where the program is located.

O. John Kuenhold Distinguished Service Award

The Council created a process to recognize the exceptional contributions of an individual to public safety in the field of community corrections. The Advisory Council presents this award at the annual meeting of the Colorado Association of Community Corrections Boards. The exemplary efforts of these individuals have made a significant difference in community corrections in Colorado.

Award Nominations

Nominations can be submitted to DCJ at any time throughout the award year. The Advisory Council typically reviews nominations in March and presents the award at a subsequent CACCB meeting.To nominate someone for the Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council Award:

1. Complete the nomination packet. 
2. Mail the completed nomination forms to the Division of Criminal Justice, 700 Kipling Street, Suite 1000, Denver, CO 80215 ATTN: Wendy Bacchi

If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Bacchi at 303-239-4586.

O. John Kuenhold Distinguished Service Award Winners

Past Recipients

2019 No award given  
2018 Brad Kamby Division Manager,Arapahoe County Judicial Services, 18th Judicial District/Arapahoe County
2017 Joseph Ferrando Larimer County Community Corrections
2016 Glenn Tapia Director, Office of Community Corrections, Colorado Division of Criminal Justice
2015 Greg Mauro Director, Community Corrections Division, Denver Department of Safety
2014 No award given  
2013 Jeaneene Miller Director of DOC's Division of Adult Parole, (retired) Denver Community Corrections Board Member
2012 Harriet Hall President and CEO of Jefferson Center for Mental Health, Jefferson County Community Corrections Board Member
2011 Dennis Berry Director Mesa County Community Corrections
2010 Tom Moore Jefferson County Community Corrections Board Member
2010 Tom Giacinti Jefferson County Justice Services Director, Retired Jefferson County Community Corrections Board Member
2009 John Schmier Southwest Colorado Community Corrections (Hilltop House) - 6th Judicial District
2008 Paul M. Isenstadt COMCOR, Inc - 4th Judicial District
2007 Cindy Talkington Director, Correctional Alternative Placement Services (CAPS)
2006 Ed Camp Division of Criminal Justice - Office of Community Corrections
2005 Paul Cooper Larimer County Community Corrections - 8th Judicial District