Jessica Krause  | 

Rajan Shrestha  | 

Kat Hannah  | 

Betsy Fox-Tolentino  | 

As the Managing Director of Juvenile and Young Adult Justice Initiatives, Betsy leads the scaling and capacity building of young adult justice projects with strategic regional and national partnerships. Betsy brings 18 years of experience focusing on criminal and juvenile justice advocacy, policy development, and building systems to meet the diverse needs of our communities. Her belief is that Rewire CBT provides the opportunity to build upon existing strategies, invest in justice system staff, and support positive behavior change to reduce violence in our communities.

Betsy most recently served as the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services’ (DJS) Deputy Secretary of Community Operations where she focused on: changing the way young people, families, and stakeholders experience justice system interventions; mitigating racial disparities and developing a fair and equitable approach to reform; and empowering opportunities for shared innovation with partners to become a catalyst for change. She also led the collaboration between Roca and Maryland DJS to train 300 front-line staff in Rewire CBT and provide long-term coaching. Betsy volunteers with community-based organizations, serves on the Mentor MD/DC Board of Directors, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She is a graduate of Southern Oregon University and Widener University School of Law.

Jennifer Clammer  | 

Jennifer Clammer rejoined the Roca team after 20 years to help the Roca Impact Institute bring the belief, the strategies, and the evidence to communities that change is possible. Prior to rejoining Roca, Jennifer was the Chief Strategy Officer at the Phoenix Charter Academy Network, a network of alternative schools committed to re-engaging young adults toward a high school and college path. Prior to that she was the National Director of Technical Assistance at YouthBuild USA, a 250 + network of alternative education and workforce development programs.

Chianta Mack  | 

Chianta Mack has spent her life dedicated to harm reduction, conflict resolution, engagement, counseling, and outreach. Chianta rejoined Roca in 2020 and is now the Director of Life Skills and Coaching, where she oversees training of all staff and assists in the creation, development and implementation of training schedules and coaching. She is also responsible for reviewing, revising, and delivering new training and material, while also being responsible for the ongoing development and documentation of Roca’s CBT practice throughout all its programming. Chianta was also responsible for developing and implementing curricula regarding harm reduction and substance use disorder.

Chianta most recently served as a Public Health Advocate for the Boston Public Health Commission. There she used street engagement skills to develop daily strategies to engage with hard-to-reach clients utilizing a harm reduction approach. She provided overdose prevention education using street outreach, case management, advocacy, referral and support services to Boston residents, local businesses, and treatment programs. Chianta’s extensive experience also includes previous Youth Work at Roca on the for high-risk Young Men, and targeted programming for high-risk young parents with Circle of Care. She provided family support and training for North Suffolk Mental Health’s CBHI program, and provided caseload management, community outreach and sexual health trainings for the Dimock Head Start/Early Head Start Center. Chianta is a graduate of Bunker Hill Community College and Springfield College.

Anisha Thomas  | 

Eric Harris  | 

Sara Roper  | 

Betsy Fox-Tolentino  | 

As the Managing Director of Juvenile and Young Adult Justice Initiatives, Betsy leads the scaling and capacity building of young adult justice projects with strategic regional and national partnerships. Betsy brings 18 years of experience focusing on criminal and juvenile justice advocacy, policy development, and building systems to meet the diverse needs of our communities. Her belief is that Rewire CBT provides the opportunity to build upon existing strategies, invest in justice system staff, and support positive behavior change to reduce violence in our communities.  

Betsy most recently served as the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services’ (DJS) Deputy Secretary of Community Operations where she focused on: changing the way young people, families, and stakeholders experience justice system interventions; mitigating racial disparities and developing a fair and equitable approach to reform; and empowering opportunities for shared innovation with partners to become a catalyst for change. She also led the collaboration between Roca and Maryland DJS to train 300 front-line staff in Rewire CBT and provide long-term coaching. Betsy volunteers with community-based organizations, serves on the Mentor MD/DC Board of Directors, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She is a graduate of Southern Oregon University and Widener University School of Law.