Managing Director | ACCIPP


Managing Associate | ACCIPP


Rodney Brooks

Public Defender | Alameda County Public Defender

Donald Frazier

Executive Director | Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency

For more than twenty years, Donald Frazier has demonstrated exceptional executive leadership in the nonprofit sector. His passion is the development of socio-economic and educational advancement as essential components to sustain communities. Donald is a dynamic, outgoing, and effective communicator with the ability to motivate and develop serious partnerships interested in the collective eradication of poverty, human rights violations, and social injustice . He operates effectively outside the boundaries of formal organizational structures with creativity, resourcefulness and innovative thinking. He has the ability to provide strategic direction, offer insight, define value propositions, develop efficient and effective integrated systems that maximize the delivery of services and the management of human and financial capital.

Maria Casey

Interim Executive Director | Student Wellness/CA Healthy Kids And After School Resource Centers Department | Alameda County Office of Education

Maria Casey has worked with Alameda County Office of Education as a Professional Expert since June 2013. Currently she is Interim Executive Director of the Student Wellness/CA Healthy Kids and After School Resource Centers Department. Prior to joining ACOE, she served as Executive Director of Partnership for the Public’s Health, a center of the Public Health Institute; Director of Healthy Eating Active Communities (HEAC), a program of the California Endowment and Kaiser Permanente; and was President and CEO of the Oakland-based Urban Strategies Council, a research, policy development and advocacy organization focused on reducing persistent poverty. She is well known for her work building community partnerships and coalitions; engaging and building multi-sector leadership for change; and designing and implementing programs and initiatives aimed at building healthy, vibrant communities.

Ivy Harris

PCAG Member

Kathleen Harris

Contra Costa Public Education Fund and Education and Philanthropy Consultant

Kathleen Harris joined the board of the Alameda County Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership in 2015. Her advocacy for children, youth and their families has spanned more than 20 years and she brings a deep understanding of nonprofit management and philanthropy to ACCIPP. Throughout her career, Kathleen has successfully lobbied for affordable housing, increases in school funding, and better educational options for low-income students. Her commitment to community service began in her teens while attending high school in Japan. Now a resident of Oakland, Kathleen has served on the boards of Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy, the Marin Workforce Housing Trust, and is the current development chair of the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund.

Barbara Ivins

Clinical Director | EIS Children’s Hospital & Research Center

Barbara Ivins, PhD, is clinical director of Early Intervention Services (EIS) at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.  The multidisciplinary early intervention and early childhood mental health programs at EIS serve young children birth-6 with medical, developmental and socio-emotional risks and challenges, including trauma.  In addition to direct services and program development, Barbara has provided training, supervision, and consultation within the Bay Area early childhood mental health community for more than 25 years, focusing on all systems of care that touch young children, and she teaches a yearly  infant development/clinical course in the School of Social Welfare at University of California, Berkeley.  She is a steering committee and founding member of the Alameda County Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership.

Katie Kramer

CEO Community, Corrections & Families | The Bridging Group

For the past 25 years, she has focused on the development, implementation, and evaluation of social service and health programs that serve individuals, families and communities affected by incarceration and reentry. Through her work at The Bridging Group, Ms. Kramer develops and conducts evaluation studies, training, technical assistance and capacity building services for governmental, non-governmental organizations and research/academic institutions working in correctional facilities or in community reentry throughout the United States and globally with projects in Haiti, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. In addition, she serves as Statewide Director for the California Reentry Council Network, and on the Steering Committees for the Alameda County Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership and the San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership. Ms. Kramer also currently serves on the Executive Editorial Board as a Criminal Justice Expert for the Journal of Clinical Research in HIV/AIDS and Prevention. Previously, Ms. Kramer served as a Criminal Justice Expert for the National Working Group and Planning Committee for the Office of Women’s Health, US Dept of Health and Human Services and as the Associate Director for Centerforce. 

Karen Johnson

Lieutenant | Alameda County Sheriff's Office

Kimberly Murphy

Clinical Supervisor | A Better Way

Kimberly Murphy has dedicated over 20 years to supporting and advocating for at-risk children and families. She has a passion for social justice and equality for others and previously served as a chapter president and vice president for Service Employees International Unions Local 1021; for ten years. She has also participated in public speaking around public transportation assistance for students.  In addition, Kimberly has experienced first-hand, the impact of incarceration on children and now serves on the Steering Committee for the Alameda County Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership and its subcommittee; Parent Caregiver Advisory Group, as a co-facilitator. Kimberly currently works at A Better Way, Inc. as a Clinical Supervisor and carries forward their mission to empower children and families.

Jeff Rackmil

Director of Children Services | Alameda County Behavioral Health
Care Services Agency

Jeff Rackmil, LCSW is the Children’s System of Care Director for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS). Jeff began his career with Alameda County BHCS in 1998 and has held the positions of: System of Care Coordinator, Assistant Director Children’s System of Care and Juvenile Justice Health Services Director.  Jeff has played an instrumental role in developing an integrated System of Care approach, partnering with child-serving agencies including Social Services, Juvenile Probation, and the Regional Center of the East Bay. Jeff firmly believes that in order to be effective in helping the children and families of Alameda County, agencies must work collaboratively.

Michael Shaw

Urban Male Health Initiative | Alameda County Public Health Department

Mr. Shaw is the Director of the Office of Urban Male Health for the County of Alameda. He has devoted his entire professional career to increasing the quality of life for those that live on the margins of our society.  His primary focus is to redress inequities in health care services for historically under-served males. He established the Alameda County HIV/AIDS Prevention Office and the Alameda County Urban Male Health Initiative in addition to coordinating the County’s first Public Health Reentry Taskforce.  He has developed multiple health service models that target communities of color, at-risk juveniles and adults.  His experience includes 15 years as the Director of HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention services where he coordinated the first African American HIV/AIDS State of Emergency in a local health jurisdiction.  He also developed “HIS HEALTH” the first policy driven male health status report by a local health jurisdiction.  He is the principle owner of Shaw Consultant Services a company he established to bridge community service providers and public systems.  Most important he is a husband, a father committed to his family, community and being a public servant.

Markita Mays

Clinical Social Worker | UCSF/SFGH Child Trauma Research Program

Markita is on staff at the UCSF/SFGH Child Trauma Research Program as Clinical Social Worker. As staff, Markita provides clinical supervision, facilitates Trauma and Multicultural Seminar, and is a Trainer for the dissemination of Child-Parent Psychotherapy.  As a liaison with the Tipping Point Community Mental Health Initiative, Markita provides mental health services, consultation and support services at community-based partnership programs, Center for Youth Wellness, Bayview Child Health Center, and The Children’s Advocacy Center.

As an African American, Markita is committed to understanding the intersection and intergenerational patterns of race and trauma for African American families and communities. She co-authored an article titled, Mommy Hates Daddy: A Child-Parent Psychotherapy Story of Engagement, Domestic Violence, and Intergenerational Ghosts, in Zero To Three’s Journal, and worked with CJM Associates on a group curriculum titled, Healing Trauma and Overcoming Stress, targeting African American caregivers.

Governance Members

Diana Kronstadt

Pamela Mchombo-Taylor

Clinical Case Manager | Carl B. Metoyer Center for Family Counseling



Parent-Caregiver Advisory Group (PCAG)

PCAG is a group of caregivers and formerly incarcerated parents who provide insight, consultations, and advisement on reentry matters that impact children and families. Their work helps to influence the work of ACCIPP.
Meetings: Held every third Wednesday of the month 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact: Kimberly Murphy of A Better Way for details at

Time of Arrest Workgroup

This workgroup focuses on what happens to children during the critical moment: the time of arrest. Their work focuses on helping other agencies implement or improve upon the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance and the International Association of Chiefs of Police “Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents” Protocol.

For meeting dates and location contact: Pamela Mchombo-Taylor at

Data and Research Workgroup

This workgroup focuses on developing strategies for identifying and collecting data regarding children and incarcerated and justice-involved parents throughout Alameda County. They create the data collection and tools, and synthesize data collected from various sources. This workgroup advises government and other county partners on data collection methodologies and help in developing policy recommendations. They approve research and evaluation projects for the partnership and they are responsible for the administration for the annual jail wide data collection survey in collaboration with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.

For meeting dates and location contact: Katie Kramer at

Training and Practice Workgroup

This workgroup is responsible for improving practice and service delivery for the partnership. They work in collaboration with the other workgroups and the larger partnership to identify training needs and develop curricula and resources that support the work of the partners. Through these efforts they examine existing practices and identify ways to support and improve sustainable practice models.

For meeting dates and location contact: Dieudonné J. Brou at


Location: 1111 Jackson St., Oakland CA – 2nd floor

Time: TBA

Dates: TBA

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