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.
Lynn Branham, J.D.
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri; Visiting Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia...
Dennis P. DePaul
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...
Patience E. Whitworth, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and Strategic Initiatives, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Patience Whitworth serves as Associate...
Sean P. Grattan
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...
Ret. Public Safety Chief in Longmont, Colorado, USA
Mike Butler is a retired Public Safety Chief in Longmont, Colorado, where he served for 26 years. He reinvented public...
The Honorable Mark A. Ingram
Ret. Magistrate Judge, Idaho 5th Judicial District, Twin Falls, Idaho, USA
Judge Mark A. Ingram served as a Magistrate Judge in the State of Idaho for twenty-one years prior...
Linda Kligman, Ph.D.
President, IIRP, Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Linda J. Kligman is intrigued by the study and implementation of relational approaches to creating more inclusive and participatory...
Seow Ling Kek
Principal Social Worker, LCCS, Singapore
Seow Ling Kek is a social work practitioner with Lutheran Community Care Services (LCCS) in Singapore. She believes that...
Héctor Alejandro Valle López, Ph.D.
Founder, Dialogues Collective, Oaxaca, Mexico
Héctor Alejandro Valle López, Ph.D. is a narrative psychotherapist, mediator, and restorative justice facilitator. He is...
Deborah McLeod, Ph.D.
Ret. Director of Human Rights for the Northwest Territories, Canada
Deborah McLeod, Ph.D., worked for many years in the area of equality and human rights and recently retired...
Abdul-Malik Muhammad, Ed.D.
Founder and CEO, Akoben LLC, Delaware, USA
Abdul-Malik Muhammad, Ed.D., has been serving both youth and adults as an educator, transformational leader, entrepreneur, and...
Mark Twomey, MPA
Chief Corporate Services Officer, Ability Options Limited, Australia
Mark Twomey, MPA, has worked in a wide range of roles in a number of industries and organizations over...
Certified Community Mediator, Restorative Justice Trainer, and Board President, Community Justice Alternatives of Durham Region, Canada
Stephen Young is a certified community...
Founder, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Before the IIRP, Ted Wachtel cofounded its model programs, Community Service Foundation and Buxmont Academy, which have served at-risk youth...
John Braithwaite, Ph.D.
Professor, Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
Dr. John Braithwaite is a renowned criminologist and leader in the...