Kittitas County Boards and Committees

Law & Justice Council

Members

Position Name Agency Term Expiration Term Length
1. Clay Myers Kittitas County Sheriff Ad hoc
2. Greg Zempel Kittitas County Prosecuting Attorney Ad hoc
3. Val Barschaw Kittitas County Clerk Ad hoc
4. Judge Scott Sparks Kittitas County Superior Court Judge Ad hoc
5. Steve Panattoni Kittitas County Jail Rep. Ad hoc
6. Katrina Mankus Kittitas County Probation Services Ad hoc
7. Kirk Bland Cle Elum/Roslyn Chief of Police Ad hoc
8. Chief Ken Wade or Captain Dan Hansberry, Co-Chair Chief of Police Ellensburg Or Representative Ad hoc
9. Beth Williams Cle Elum/Roslyn, S. Cle Elum Council Member Ad hoc
10. Nancy Goodloe City of Ellensburg Council Member Ad hoc
11. Terry Weiner, Co-Chair City of Ellensburg, Kittitas, Cle Elum, South Cle Elum or Roslyn, City Attorney Ad hoc
12. Kevin Isett Representative Washington State DOC Ad hoc
13. Lieutenant Daniel Richmond Washington State Patrol Ad hoc
14. Neil Musser Representative of Public Schools Ad hoc
15. Crystal Church, Chair Citizen Member at Large 12/31/2022 2 - Year Term (Even Years)
16. George Long Director/Representative of Kittcom Ad hoc
17. Carlo Pace Department of Fish and Wildlife Ad hoc
18. Steve Cordero Representative of Juvenile Rehabilitation Admin Ad hoc
19. John Camarata Councilperson from Kittitas Ad hoc
20. Jason Berthon-Koch Chief CWU Public Safety & Police Service Ad hoc
21. Lisa Young Kittitas County Risk Manager Ad hoc
22. Pat Gigstead Kittitas County Chief Probation Officer Ad hoc
23. Chris Taylor Kittitas Police Department Ad hoc
24. Jerry Pettit Kittitas County Auditor's Office Representative Ad hoc
25. Nick Henderson Kittitas County Coroner Ad hoc
26. Jackie Herum Citizen Member at Large 12/31/2021 2-Year term (Odd Years)

The Law and Justice Council meets the third Wednesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium at the Kittitas County Courthouse Room #109.

Clerk: Pat Gigstead Phone Number: 509-962-.7670

Law and Justice Council Bylaws

Resolution 2015-055

The mission of the Kittitas County Law and Justice Council is as follows:

  1. To reduce the duplication of services provided by law and justice entities within Kittitas County;
  2. To increase the coordination between the various law and justice agencies responsible for the protection of the public health and safety of our county;
  3. To increase the efficiencies of the law and justice system in Kittitas County;
  4. To identify and present to the Board of County Commissioners, as needed, areas of concern, potential solutions, and suggested actions;
  5. To make recommendations for funding of grants to meet the above stated objectives, as well as grants aimed at reducing crime in our county or educating our citizens about law and justice concerns; and
  6. To address issues related to: (a) jail management; (b) mechanisms for communication of information about offenders, including the feasibility of shared access to databases; and (c) partnerships between the state department of corrections and local community policing and supervision programs to facilitate supervision of offenders under the respective jurisdiction of each and timely response to an offender's failure to comply with the terms of supervision.

Upcoming and Most Recent Meetings

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9/15/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council Commissioners' Auditorium/WebEx
205 West 5th Room 109 - Ellensburg
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8/18/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council Commissioners' Auditorium/Webex
205 West 5th Room 109 - Ellensburg
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7/21/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council Commissioners' Auditorium/WebEx
205 West 5th Room 109 - Ellensburg
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6/16/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council WebEx
205 West 5th Room 109 - Ellensburg
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5/19/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council WebEx
205 West 5th Room 109 - Ellensburg
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4/21/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council WebEx
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3/17/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council WebEx
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2/17/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council WebEx
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1/20/2021 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council VIA ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82228562081
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12/16/2020 8:00:00 AMLaw and Justice Council Zoom
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