The IIRP Board of Trustees are holders of the organizational trust and mission. Our trustees bring many different perspectives and experiences in fields such as law, higher education, faith, public education, private foundations, government relations, management and child welfare, which mirror the numerous arenas where restorative practices are being implemented.

Chair

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri; Visiting Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia...

Vice Chair

Executive Director, Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, South Hero, Vermont

Dennis P. DePaul is the Executive Director for Vermont’s Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a year-round camping nonprofit...

Secretary

Executive Director, Circula, Centro de Liderazgo Restaurativo (Center for Restorative Leadership)

Flor García Mencos is a clinical psychologist who supports the...

Treasurer

Private Wealth Advisor, NBT Investment Services, Vermont, USA

Sean P. Grattan serves as a Private Wealth Advisor at NBT Investment Services in Vermont. For nearly two...

Judge Mark A. Ingram served as a Magistrate Judge in the State of Idaho for twenty-one years prior to his retirement in 2022. Early on in his judicial career, Mark recognized that the...

President

Linda Kligman is intrigued by the study and implementation of relational approaches to creating more inclusive and participatory decision making. As Vice President for...

Trustee

Training and Development Coordinator, Ligand, Kortrijk, Belgium

Stijn Deprez is the training and development coordinator at Ligand, a center for preventative and restorative...

Trustee

Principal Social Worker, LCCS, Singapore

Seow Ling Kek is a social work practitioner with Lutheran Community Care Services (LCCS) in Singapore. She believes that...

Trustee

Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, New York University, New York, New York, USA

Dr. Rafael Rodriguez currently serves as the Associate Vice President and Dean of...

Trustee

Associate Vice Provost for Operations and Strategic Initiatives, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr. Patience Whitworth serves as Associate Vice...


John Braithwaite, Ph.D.

Honorary Trustee Professor, Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National...

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Ted Wachtel

Founder, International Institute for Restorative Practices, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA Before...

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