Steering Committee:

  • Donna King, Missouri Department of Corrections
  • Les Johnson, ARCHS


  • Lynne Allar-Meine, Missouri Department of Mental Health
  • Julia Childrey, St. Louis County, Department of Justice Services
  • Allison ReKart, Missouri Probation & Parole
  • Jo Cooper, U.S. Probation, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Robert Crecilius, St. Louis City, Department of Human Services
  • Anthony D'Agostino, Criminal Justice Ministry
  • Robin Edwards, St. Louis City, Justice Services
  • Carl Filler, St. Louis City, Mayor's Office
  • Stacy Fowler, SLATE
  • Lisa Jaegers, St. Louis University, College of Health Sciences 
  • Susan Hendrickson, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Cathy Horejas, St. Louis Municipal Family Courts
  • Beth Huebner, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Johndavid Kerr, Harris-Stowe State University, Department of Business Administration
  • Jeff Smith, Concordance Academy of Leadership
  • David Kessel, Employment Connection
  • Melinda McAliney, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis
  • Melba Moore, St. Louis City, Department of Health
  • Stefanie Moore, Center for Women in Transition
  • Carrie Pettus-Davis, Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School of Social Work
  • Marge Schicker, Provident, Inc.
  • Shelila Bratton, Father Support Center
  • Joe Yancey, Places for People
STAR Subcommittees: STAR welcomes and actively promotes involvement in the strategic coordination and sharing of resources to enhance reentry programming in Greater St. Louis.

Research Committee: Goal: Identify and share evidence-based, best, and promising practices via white papers and other research methods.

Co-Chairs: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Center for Women in Transition

Meetings: October, December, February, April, June, August (every second Thursday), 9-10:30am, location rotates

Community Awareness Committee: Goal: Educate stakeholders and the community at large on issues, opportunities, policies, and practices that lead to the success of ex-offenders.

Co-Chairs: Allison Rekart, Missouri Probation & Parole

Meetings: January, March, May, July, September, November (every third Wednesday), 2pm, Employment Connection (2838 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103)

Professional Development Committee: Goal: Host annual Summit and on-going professional trainings for those who serve the offender community.

Co-Chairs: Sheila Bratton, Father Support Center

Meetings: December, February, April, June, August, October (every first Friday), 10-11:30am, ARCHS (539 North Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63103)