Veterans Justice Commission
Corrections and Reentry Advisory Committee Members 


Giancarlo Cambrelén Santiago

Giancarlo Cambrelén Santiago is in charge of supporting communications for all DC Justice Lab projects, initiatives, and events and assists the research team with providing evidence-based messaging that promotes and advances the organization’s communications, policy, and legislative agenda. As a compassionate and dedicated mental health professional, Cambrelén Santiago has experience in policy implementation, outreach, and advocacy. He specializes in working with vulnerable populations and assessing individual needs to improve prosocial behaviors and build healthy lives. His expertise includes individual evidence-based therapy, mental health research, group counseling, case management, and cross-team collaboration. In his previous role as the Housing & Outreach Coordinator at the National Reentry Network for Returning Citizens (NRNRC), Cambrelén Santiago provided case management services to formerly incarcerated persons and implemented crisis intervention strategies to prevent or reduce transitional distress. Cambrelén Santiago began his career as an undergraduate student in Puerto Rico, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in psychology and subsequently enlisted in the Puerto Rico Army National Guard. He would continue his service in the uniformed services on Active Duty, serving in Afghanistan as an Aerial Electronic Warfare Officer, and later as the Air Operations Coordinator in the United States Embassy in Colombia. Additionally, he has military experience as a Quality Assurance Floor Sergeant at the Operational Support Airlift Activity (OSAA), where he administered and safeguarded flight, medical, and psychological records for over 30 pilots.


Saydyie DeRosia

Saydyie DeRosia serves as the Victim Services Program Coordinator at the Oregon Department of Corrections, a position she has held for the past seven years. Previously, she worked at the Oregon Department of Human Services as a Training and Development Specialist.

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Berlynn Flury

Berlynn Fleury is currently a Director on the Veterans Defense Project (“VDP”) Board and is a vital asset to the organization. She works as both the Secretary on the Executive Committee and the head of the Special Events Committee. Her work with the VDP and the unique perspective she brings to her roles stems from her own experiences serving in the United States Marine Corps, as well as being a 2019 Veterans Treatment Court graduate herself. Flury is an Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran who served in Afghanistan She entered the Marine Corps at the early age of 17, and was stationed at Camp Lejeune where she encountered tremendous hurdles that ultimately resulted in a very difficult adjustment post-service. After finding success through a VTC program, Flury earned her bachelor’s degree in human services from Metropolitan State University. During her time at Metropolitan State, she served as the President of the Veterans Club and worked in the Veterans & Military Student Services Office. After working for the Department of Veterans Affairs helping fellow veterans, she obtained a position at the Wilder Foundation working in the area of Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services. In addition to her current role, Flury serves as a mentor for the Hennepin County VTC program. Keeping in a similar line of work, she is also a certified peer specialist and a trained Health & Wellness Coach. She facilitates the only virtual Minneapolis VA Women’s Veterans Support Group that offers support to all women veterans enrolled in VA care.

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Pelicia Hall

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Mark Inch


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Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson is the founder and Executive Director of Valor Village™ Foundation, the nation’s first Justice Staytion®, providing no-cost overnight lodging, resources, and peer support to loved ones who have traveled to southeastern Virginia to visit an incarcerated veteran. Her vision, turned reality, empowers family members and justice-involved veterans to maintain their critical connections to promote wellness and reduce vulnerability to recidivism. As the mother of a formerly incarcerated disabled Army veteran, Johnson is proximate to and impassioned by her work as a social justice leader. She brings a wealth of expertise and a record of accomplishment from having served in previous roles as Washington Bureau Research Manager, Sr. Research Analyst, and Sr. Project Manager for major news outlets and non-partisan advocacy enterprises. Planning and executing the delivery of state and federal policy news and resources to consumer audiences solidified her devotion to creating solutions that address complex human rights and social justice issues through education and engagement. Throughout her career, Johnson has informed the public about issues that impact our liberty and quality of life. She holds a Master of Science degree in Information Science from CUNY at Queens College and certifications in diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership, project management, and business process management. Her professional awards include a Pulitzer Prize for her contribution to spot news reporting, social impact innovation awards, and a Publisher’s award. She is a Prison Fellowship Justice Ambassador and an active member of several regional collaborative community councils, including the Reentry Council’s Veterans Justice Subcommittee.


Adam Luck

Adam Luck is the Chief Executive Officer of City Care, a non-profit organization seeking to inspire those willing to look social injustice and extreme poverty in the face and empower them to do whatever it takes to create change. City Care has built and manages 112 units of permanent supportive housing in Oklahoma City, oversees the Whiz Kids program, and operates Oklahoma City’s only low-barrier night shelter. Luck is an Oklahoma native and left the state to serve five years in the U.S. Air Force as a Korean Cryptologic Linguist. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Global Security and Intelligence Studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University. Luck has served under two state administrations in appointed positions as a member of the Oklahoma Board of Corrections and more recently the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board where he served as Chairman. He has also served on many local and national nonprofit boards. Luck and his wife Sarah live in Oklahoma City with their five children.



Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Stephen V. Manley seems to embody the maxim that the more you do, the more you can do. For 25 years, Judge Manley, locally and nationally, has championed the development of special court programs aimed at getting offenders with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both, into treatment and out of jail.

Today, Judge Manley presides over all misdemeanor and felony drug and mental health cases in his county, supervising more than 2,300 offenders who participate in treatment and rehabilitation services while on probation or parole. He oversees a homeless court that goes into the community, a large program for mentally ill military veterans, a reentry court for mentally ill parolees who violate probation, and more.

Michael Nail

Michael Nail

As Commissioner of Georgia’s Department of Community Supervision, Michael oversees the day-to-day operations of one of the nation’s largest community supervision agencies and is responsible for the adult felony supervision of over 200,000 individuals.

Nail was instrumental in casting the vision for the creation of the Department of Community Supervision and has served as the first Commissioner since its inception in 2015. Prior to his career with DCS, he has held multiple senior and executive leadership roles with the Georgia Department of Corrections and the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, including Director of Probation Training, Director of Probation, Corrections Division Director, and Executive Director of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

With over 33 years of experience, Nail is nationally recognized as a thought leader in the fields of corrections and community supervision and a recipient of multiple state and national awards, including the 2016 American Probation and Parole Association Walter Dunbar Memorial Award and the 2017 National Association of Probation Executives Dan Richard Beto Award.

Nail holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbus State University, a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from the University of West Georgia, and is a graduate of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College.


Radha Sadacharan

After family medicine residency, Radha Sadacharan had the amazing opportunity to work at Brown and Rhode Island Department of Corrections with stellar mentors. Her residency experience and work in Rhode Island, along with reading the New Jim Crow, have informed all work she has pursued since. Sadacharan has worked as a physician in both prisons and jails in multiple locations across the country, and most recently was the Statewide Medical Director for the Idaho Department of Corrections (IDOC) through the medical vendor. She currently serves as a healthcare subject matter expert for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals on two projects with the American Society of Addiction Medicine and has served on a few expert panels for Project ECHO, focused on addiction and correctional health, through the University of Idaho and the University of Wisconsin. Sadacharan continues to work directly with IDOC on population and public health initiatives. She serves as community faculty for the University of Washington Addiction Medicine Fellowship located at the Boise VAMC and teach at both Full Circle Health Boise and Nampa residency programs. Her interests include re-entry and addiction.


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Jack Tsai

Tsai currently serves as Campus Dean and Professor of Public Health at UTHealth, and Research Director for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans. He was full-time faculty at Yale School of Medicine for a decade where he was Director of the Division of Mental Health Services Research, and now serves as Adjunct Faculty remaining active on Yale projects. He has received federally funded grants and published over 200 peer-reviewed articles on topics related to homelessness, severe mental illness, trauma, and health disparities. He is active in the American Psychological Association and the American Public Health Association through elected leadership positions. He has been a grant reviewer for the VA, PCORI, Social Security Administration, and several foundations. He serves as Editor-in-Chief for npj Mental Health Research and the Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness. He is involved in teaching and mentoring trainees at VA, Yale, UTHealth, and other universities.

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April Zamora

April Zamora has worked for the State of Texas in corrections since 1998 and is currently the Director of the Reentry and Integration Division at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. She serves on the American Correctional Association’s Community Corrections Committee and is an appointed Commissioner for the Texas Judicial Commission on Mental Health. Zamora held several positions and roles within criminal justice, including parole officer, parole unit supervisor, program specialist for substance use services, internal audit and training, and Director of the Texas Correctional Office for Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. She served as the president of the Texas Corrections Association (TCA) and previously as vice president, secretary, and treasurer and became a proud recipient of the TCA Star Award and TCA Presidents Gavel. Zamora also served on the American Correctional Association’s Corrections Delegate Assembly and the Parole and Probation Committee. Zamora strives to use her experience working with justice-involved juveniles and adults to engage in the development and growth of programs and policies that foster a successful reentry into the community in her role at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and as an appointed Commissioner for the Texas Judicial Commission on Mental Health.