FOUNDERS

Christy Chandler and Shanti Brien have over 30 years combined experience as criminal justice attorneys and educators.  Together with Fogbreak's Advisory Council, a diverse group of professors, social scientists, lawyers, activists and law enforcement professionals, the Fogbreak team creates unique and engaging educational experiences.

TEAM

Christy Chandler

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Shanti Brien

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Berké Brown

Facilitator

As a speaker, life coach, behavioral researcher,  and lifestyle and health designer, Berké has dedicated himself to the pursuit of self-discovery through mindful self-expression. Pulling from his own life experiences and his research on motivation and behavior change, he continues to create programs that empower individuals to live from the inside out. With Fogbreak, he facilitates workshops on shared values and generating Mission Statements and Vision Statements.

 

Learn more about Berke here https://www.berkebrown.com/

Ken Siow

Director of Programing

Ken Siow is a San Francisco native, graduating from the University of Washington with majors in Political Science and Law, Societies and Justice. He previously volunteered with the Seattle Municipal Court’s Probation department  assisting in re-entry for both court and non court clients. He also worked with the Seattle Clemency Project, researching and synthesizing criminal justice data for identifying the importance and need for alternative criminal justice relief mechanisms such as Clemency in Washington.  With Fogbreak, he prepares training programs, manages its social media/marketing plan, and assists in administrative tasks. He is passionate about criminal justice and currently intends to dedicate his time to criminal justice reform.

Allison Flom is a New York City-based storyteller exploring the role of narratives in social change. Since completing an individualized undergraduate degree at NYU, Allison has written plays, short fiction, a film and a webseries. She has experience in devised theater, artistic facilitation and curriculum design. Allison is a founding Board Member at The Sunny Center Foundation and a licensed NY Sightseeing Guide, giving historic walking tours of Manhattan. Allison created the CrimSim with Fogbreak Justice and would like to spread the immersive simulation experience to diverse audiences, activating transformation of the criminal justice system. 

Allison Flom

Co-Director of CrimSim

Liset Aguirre is studying Public Policy and Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of Redlands. She has volunteered at the juvenile hall in San Bernardino for over three years, where she tutors students and she plans to pursue a career in the juvenile justice system.

Liset Aguirre

Program Assistant

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Cris Arguedas

Cris Arguedas is recognized as one of the finest criminal defense lawyers in the United States. In her 20-plus years in private practice, she has represented high-profile clients in some of the most visible cases around the country, as well as many little-known clients on relatively routine matters that never make the nightly news.

Dominique Day

Dominique Day has nearly two decades of experience as a justice advocate.  She is currently in Palestine on a Fulbright award. Prior to that she worked for New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. Dominique has worked for the U.S. State Department and NGOs as a subject matter expert on rule of law and access to justice for many years.  From 2009-2013, she was a Senior Rule of Law Advisor for the U.S. State Department in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dominique attended Harvard College and Stanford Law School.

Suzanne McKechnie Klahr

Suzanne McKechnie Klahr founded BUILD in 1999. BUILD currently operates its transformational four-year entrepreneurship program in the San Francisco Bay Area, DC and Boston. As the CEO, Suzanne works with the board of directors to ensure a clear vision and strategic direction for the college success organization. Under Suzanne’s leadership, BUILD has grown from an initial four students to serve more than 1,400 students from 23 partner public high schools.

David Couper

David Couper served for over three decades as a police officer, detective, trainer, and chief of police. He was chief of police in Madison, Wisconsin for over 20 years and led that department through reformations which included bringing women and minority officers into the police ranks, improving systems and being the vanguard of community and problem-oriented policing. He is the author of Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off About Protest, Racism, Corruption and the Seven Steps Necessary to Improve Our Nation’s Police (2012) along with three other books on police improvement. He maintains the popular blog “Improving Police.”

Dan Mulhern

Dan Mulhern is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of leadership, gender and organizational culture. He now teaches courses on leadership, organizational behavior and public policy at the Haas School of Business and Boalt Law School at University of California, Berkeley.  Mulhern has published two books on leadership, Everyday Leadership: Getting Results in Business, Politics and Life and Be Real: Inspiring Stories For Leading At Home And Work. For more than ten years, Mulhern has been writing an acclaimed blog, “Reading for Leading,” which is received directly by a list of over 10,000 readers.

Michael Hinckley

Michael Hinckley has worked as a criminal defense attorney in California and federal courts for almost 25 years. He works frequently with the San Francisco Police Officers Association in the representation of police officers.  Recently, Mike also represented several Black Lives Matter protesters on a pro bono basis.  Mike has been the Chairman of the Board of Community Court Services in Contra Costa County since 1999.

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