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California State Administering Agencies

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Kathleen T. Howard
Executive Director
California Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-445-7672 (telephone)
916-327-3317 (FAX)

John R. Justice Program Agency Contact

Sonia Banales
Victim Services Branch Chief
Public Safety, Victim Services, Emergency Management and Administrative Services
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655
916-324-9159 (telephone)

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Timothy Polasik
California Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-621-2853 (telephone)
916-327-3317 (FAX)

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Henry Renteria
Director
Office of Emergency Services
Criminal Justice Programs Division
P.O. Box 419047
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741
916-845-8510 (telephone)
916-845-8511 (FAX)
Henry.Renteria@oes.ca.gov
Kirby Everhart
Program Contact
916-327-3687 (telephone)
916-324-9179 (FAX)

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Compliance Analyst

Elissa Rumsey
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-616-9279 (telephone)

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Kimberly D Bushard
Field Representative
Corrections Planning & Grant Programs
Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way, Ste 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-324-0999 (telephone)
916-445-5796 (FAX)

State Planning Agency

Kathleen Howard
Executive Director
Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-341-6012 (telephone)

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Carol Biondi
Acting Chair and Vice Chair
110 North Rockingham Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Compliance Monitor

Allison Ganter
Deputy Director, Facility Standards and Operations
Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-323-8617 (telephone)
916-327-3317 (FAX)

DMC Coordinator

Nicole Woodman
Field Representative
Board of State and Community Corrections
2590 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833
916-322-1427 (telephone)
916-327-3317 (FAX)

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC Victim Assistance for California

800-842-8467 (telephone)

OVC Victim Compensation for California

800-777-9229 (telephone)
916-322-1487 (FAX)
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