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Christopher Williams

Program Director of Weld County

In June 2019, Chris Williams accepted the position as Program Director for the JusticeWorks’ Weld County Branch in Colorado. After graduating from high school in New Mexico, Chris moved to Colorado and attended Colorado State University, majoring in Applied Social Science and Organizational Management.

Chris was raised in a military family and has lived overseas in multiple European countries and Japan. Following in his family’s footsteps, Chris also served in the United States Army as a Mission Control Specialist for a medical Blackhawk unit from 2008-2011 before receiving an Honorable Discharge.

Prior to joining JusticeWorks, Chris worked at the Weld County Department of Human Services and Child Welfare for 11 years. He started his career working with conflicted youth, where he discovered his passion for working with youth and families in need. In 2015, Chris implemented a wrap-around and prevention system for his Child Welfare Division that promoted a strength-based approach to helping families achieve success. In 2016, he developed a fatherhood program to help men build relationships with their children, develop practical co-parenting skills, and incorporate community supports and resources to support success.

In his spare time, Chris is a professional speaker on mental health and suicide prevention and education.

My Team Members

Founder & President

Dan Heit
JusticeWorks’ Founder & President

Senior Management

Dipesh Chauhan, MA
Director of Program Development
Matt Davin, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Renee Kresge
Regional Director of Northeast Pennsylvania
Matt Kurowsky
Regional Director of Southwest Counties
Nadine Lewandowski, Ph.D., LPC
Executive Director of JusticeWorks BehavioralCare
Ian Nutt
Regional Director of Northwest Counties and Ohio
Jeff Ralph, MS, EdD
Regional Director of Southeast Pennsylvania
Rebekah Smith
Director of Human Resources
Annette Trunzo, PhD, LCSW
Director of Evaluation and Quality Assurance

JusticeWorks Youthcare Management

Alicia Basinger
Alicia Basinger
Program Director of Washington and Greene County
Rebecca Bieber, LSW
Program Director of Berks County, Pennsylvania
Jaclyn Conklin
Program Director of Chester, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania and Maryland
Doug Conroy
Program Director of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Laura Daumit
Director of Fayette and Somerset Counties
Theresa Fonalledas
Program Director of Pike and Wayne Counties, Pennsylvania
Samantha Gerdeman
Program Director of Schuylkill, Northumberland, Snyder, Union and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania
Samantha-Goss
Samantha Goss
Program Director of Cambria County and Blair County
Danielle Haines
Program Director of Clarion County
Nicole Hall, LCSW
Program Director of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Bob Herrod
Director of Finance
Kristen Irizarry
Program Director of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania
Emily Knauer
Program Director of Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties, Pennsylvania
Sean Lazarus
Program Director of Adams and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania
Kieshia Martin, LSW, PhD
Program Director of Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania
Tony Ross, M Ed
Program Director of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Becky Skone
Director of Corporate Systems
Steve Snow
Program Director of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Lisa Snyder
Program Director of Armstrong and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania
Amber Stewart
Director of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Justine Stewart
Program Director of Erie County

JusticeWorks BehavioralCare Management

Adele Arnette
Admissions and Referral Coordinator
Terry Pitts
Regional Program Director of Greenville, South Carolina
Sara Wise
Regional Program Director

JusticeWorks Colorado Management

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Justice Works OH Management

Deborah Schneider
Program Director

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