Mack Jenkins has worked in the criminal justice field for more than 39 years, named "Law Enforcement Official of the Year" by the San Diego County Crime Commission in 2011. During California’s "realignment"—placing more incarcerated individuals in county jails than in state prisons, Mack implemented innovative programs and partnerships to reduce recidivism.
He has worked with Drug Courts and substance abuse offenders from 1995 to 2007 and is currently a criminal justice consultant specializing in the design, implementation, and operation of Drug Court programs.
He has provided training to criminal justice professionals (Judges, attorneys, probation officers, and police officers) throughout the country on topics including the supervision of substance abuse offenders, Drug and DUI Court programs, and the fundamentals of drug testing. He was also a consensus panel member on TIP (Treatment Improvement Protocol) 44 “Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System.”
Mack is a former adjunct instructor of criminal justice with the Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of California at Irvine and a Master of Science degree in criminal justice from California State University at Long Beach.
Rhesa Jenkins is an inventor and social entrepreneur. Her work brings together private & public institutions aimed at realizing the promise of expansion of wealth in underserved communities.
Her executive experience includes serving as Strategic Planning Manager in UPS Corporate Strategy and Engineering groups responsible for Governance of Enterprise Innovation and Strategic Process Management.
She currently serves on the Board of selected corporations and community organizations working to help define and execute hybrid structures for 21st century firms organized for triple bottom line impact; creating place, protecting community and expanding wealth.
Rhesa’s excellence in innovation has been acknowledged in the sharing of 25 patents in human interface, data acquisition, and predictive systems. Each patent represents products built and executed as industry leading solutions in rapidly growing markets.
Her passion is found in the lesson of her parent’s insistence on fairness. “I learned early on that you must find a way to participate…to be a catalyst for change, unwavering and insistent on fairness and inclusion when opportunity affords us access where others have been excluded.”
Rhesa is currently pursuing an executive fellowship that will allow her to publish a collection of case studies on R&D projects completed over the last 5 years.
"If I ignore them (biases) and believe that I’m acting without them, without looking at them andtesting that I’m not, then I could unconsciously or otherwise, be led to be doing the exact thing I don’t want to do…” Justice Soto Mayor
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