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Law and Justice

Advisory Board

The Law and Justice Advisory Board is comprised of 19 alumni and community partners. The board meets every two to three months on the west and east sides of the state. The board assists the Department of Law and Justice chair in a variety of ways. Most recently, the board worked with the chair on defining its role concerning the master of science law and justice. Many opportunities flow from these meetings, including contacts for internships and future job prospects for current students.

For more information on the Law and Justice Advisory Board contact Dr. Paul Knepper, Chair of the Department of Law and Justice at or 509-963-3185.



BoyleShawnLieutenant Patrol DivisionYakima Police Department
BurkettMandyAdministrative AssistantYakima County Sheriff's Office
DanaGeneSheriffKittitas County Sheriff's Office
IniguezEmilioAdministrator at Sunrise Community Facility (Ephrata)DSHS Juvenile Rehabilitation
MendezCarmenAssistant MayorYakima City Council
SparksScottJudgeKittitas County Superior Court
UdellBobChief Criminal DeputyYakima County Sheriff's Office
ZempelGregProsecutorKittitas County Courthouse


                                                ALUMNI BOARD


BennettMichelleChiefMaple Valley Police Department
HendersonChristineMemberCOTS Development Board
IronsMikeJuvenile Justice AdministratorSnohomish County
James, Sr.KeithAdministrator Community Resource DevelopmentDSHS Juvenile Rehabilitation
KoenigSusanData Integration SpecialistWA Traffic Safety Commission
RahrSueExecutive DirectorWA State Criminal Justice Training Commission
RitterJimOfficer, Outreach Coordinator to LGBT CommunitySeattle Police Deparment
ThomasKenChiefKent Police Department


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